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In Brief: Red Cross marks 16th anniversary

The

Cambodian Red Cross announced Friday that it had received US$4 million

from Cambodian and international donors to fund its 2009 operations.

Speaking at the 146th anniversary celebration at the Red Cross head

office in Phnom Penh, first lady Bun Rany said the Red Cross theme for

2009 - "Our world, our action" - underscored the need for all

Cambodians to work together in response to resource shortages and other

problems. She commended donors for allocating part of their budgets to

help Cambodia develop.

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