Road Construction Causes Pollution in Phnom Penh

Thousands of residents of Phnom Penh, Cambodia’s capital, suffer from respiratory problems due to construction work on Monireth Blvd road, with part of Chamkar Mon district covered in dust and its roads flooded. Photos: RFA/ Khmer Service

2015.04.29
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Dust from new road construction in Monireth Blvd in Phnom Penh’s Chamkar Mon district .

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Dust from new road construction in Monireth Blvd in Phnom Penh’s Chamkar Mon district.

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Dusty Hanoi Road on the outskirts of Phnom Penh.

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A vendor pushes his cart along Monireth Blvd in Chamkar Mon district.

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Monireth Blvd in Chamkar Mon district is flooded from road construction.

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Monireth Blvd in Chamkar Mon district is flooded due to road construction.

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