3S River Protection Network

Cambodian dam proceeds despite opposition over fish, ousted villagers

Date of Release: 
Aug 17 2015

The Cambodian government has begun relocating some 5,000 villagers away from the flood site of the Lower Sesan 2 dam. The controversial project in the country’s northeast province of Stung Treng is sited less than a mile below the confluence of the Sesan and Srepok rivers, two of the mighty Mekong’s most significant tributaries.

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