Search form

Login - Register | FOLLOW US ON

Logo of Phnom Penh Post newspaper Phnom Penh Post - US Air Force to offer humanitarian services

US Airmen Capt. Meghan Vanderheiden and Tech. Sgt. Anabel Parks numb a patient before performing a dental procedure during Operation Pacific Angel in 2011 in Koh Kong. US Air Force photo
US Airmen Capt. Meghan Vanderheiden and Tech. Sgt. Anabel Parks numb a patient before performing a dental procedure during Operation Pacific Angel in 2011 in Koh Kong. US Air Force photo

US Air Force to offer humanitarian services

About 80 members of the US military and their Cambodian counterparts on Monday began providing assistance, including health services outreach, in Kampot province and will continue through June 18.

The assistance is part of Pacific Angel 2016 – a joint humanitarian mission conducted in the Indo-Asia Pacific region by active US Air Force members, according to a press release from the US Embassy in Phnom Penh.

It will include general health, dental, optometry, pediatrics, physical therapy and engineering programs, the release said.

Four schools and two health centres will be reconstructed in the city of Kampot and expertise on humanitarian aid and disaster relief will be exchanged.

Neither officials at the Kampot health department nor the US Embassy responded to requests for comment as of press time.

0

Comments

Please, login or register to post a comment

Latest Video

Explore the durian and rubber farms of Kampong Cham

Take a drive north of Kampong Cham, past the dirt roads and the dense greenery.

Kem Sokha talks politics, power and Hun Sen

Kem Sokha, leader of the Cambodia National Rescue Party, sat down with The Post’s Alex Willemyns and Mech Dara to discuss his supporters’ initial disappointment with this year’s

NEC officials tally votes during a recount last week in Phnom Penh.

Cambodia’s National Election Committee last week rejected 33 of 61 complaints filed over the conduct of June 4’s commune election, according to a s

People search for their names on the voter lists at a polling station in Kampong Cham’s Veal Vong commune earlier this month.

Four years ago, when the opposition snatched Kampong Cham away from the ruling party in 2013 national elections, it hinted at a deeper shift taking