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EU money for Cambodian victims

The European Union has announced a more than $4 million aid package for

Cambodian victims of conflict and dengue fever.

The money will be allocated by the European Community Humanitarian Office to NGOs

working in the targeted areas.

An EU press release said the money for victims of conflict would be targeted at district

and commune levels in isolated and destitute areas. These would include newly accessible

areas such as Anlong Veng, Phnom Malai and Samphoe Loeun. The grant will also provide

another 6 months' funding for Medicin du Monde's AIDS/HIV prevention program in Phnom

Penh.

Other projects to recieve funding from the allocation include - food for work,

provision of safe drinking water and treatment and awareness training for Dengue

fever.

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