Wednesday, October 13, 2010

Phnom Penh Monsoon Video

Just got out of Kandal Province in Cambodia which has been under over one-meter high floodwaters for over 3 days. It is the worst flooding my friend Vanthon has seen in his 50 year lifetime.
I have never experienced such rain and the after affects of the severe flooding. It is quite an experience to sit helplessly and watch hour-after-hour for the flooodwaters to recede.
After three days, I've watched everything go into the water that you have no choice but to walk in.
No electricity. No drainage. No functioning toilets. No way to safely wash.
I now have small insight into what long-term flood victims must go through.

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