Had a bad day…?

…yes we all get them. But at the moment there are a few hundred people who live in one of the slums in the south of Phnom Penh who are having a lot of them due to the flooding in their “village”. It still continues to rain and there is no government aid, help or assistance for these people. They rely on the help of NGO’s and churches in their daily plight.

Have a look at the pictures as I think they speak for themselves. I find it hard to comprehend how much they are just accepting of the situation and are still able to smile through it all…

10 kilo's of rice for about £3.50. Cheap but still never enough to go round...

10 kilo’s of rice for about £3.50. Cheap but still never enough to go round…

P1030634The flooding is an opportunity for some to make money with their boat taxis and provide a much needed service to those who are literally stranded.P1030544P1030547P1030548P1030552P1030555P1030556P1030558P1030563P1030565P1030569

Look what I found..

Look what I found..

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This is as high as the water got.

This is as high as the water got.

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The water is very deep in places and children have to be so careful.....

The water is very deep in places and children have to be so careful…..

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The water is incredibly dirty and will carry all sorts of diseases and unwelcome inhabitants.

The water is incredibly dirty and will carry all sorts of diseases and unwelcome inhabitants.

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..but they still keep smiling!

..but they still keep smiling!

 

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