Families flooded out

The pumping of sand into Boeung Kak lake has flooded one-fifth of the houses in a village at its southern end and forced at least 20 families from their homes, residents and local officials said yesterday.Chea Siphana said she and the seven other members of her family moved to a temporary residence last week after floodwaters rendered her home in Village 3 unlivable.Yesterday, the water in her home, mixed with wastewater from the toilets of neighbouring houses, reached hip level, she said. http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2010070840338/National-news/lakeside-families-flooded-out.html

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