The following article has also been published in Khmer at VOD.

Vuthy (not his real name) was at work in the main public hospital in Cambodia’s coastal province of Preah Sihanouk in March when he found out that their wells had gone dry.

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Kong Meta

Kong Meta is a freelance journalist in Cambodia with bylines at Der Spiegel, The Guardian and BBC. She was a reporter at the Phnom Penh Post from 2016 to 2019 during which time her stories won Society of Publishers in Asia (SOPA) awards for excellence in reporting on human rights, gender and culture.

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Chan Muyhong

Chan Muyhong is a freelance journalist in Phnom Penh. She is a former business reporter for the Phnom Penh Post. Her bylines appear on VOD, New Naratif, China Dialogue and South China Morning Post. She is an Internews Earth Journalism Network grantee and a Mekong Data Journalism 2021 fellow.