New Campaign: Report about Blackout 2014

New Campaign: Report about Blackout 2014

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Last year, Urban Voice had run a campaign “Report about Blackout” and we have received 184 reports about blackouts that were reported by Phnom Penh residents.

Now, Urban Voice has again started to run this campaign because we have noted that blackout issue is still the major problem for the residents of Phnom Penh in living, without proper solution.

Anyways, does your area still face the blackout issue? Please send the reports about blackouts to Urban Voice, just clicking the “Submit the Report” on the top corner of the Urban Voice website or by sending text SMS to …

Blackouts a hot topic in Phnom Penh

Blackouts a hot topic in Phnom Penh

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A city-wide blackout created heated public discussion in Phnom Penh on May 22, 2013. Starting from around 2pm, Urban Voice received several reports on the topic from all parts of the city, complaining of blackouts and in some cases water shortages.

Reportedly, the seemingly unprecedented power cut was due to a severe power outage in Vietnam, which cut all power from the neighbouring country into Cambodia. According to an Electricite du Cambododge (EDC) official quoted in the Cambodia Daily, the city as a result had only 30% of its usual power supply, as Vietnam provides Cambodia with some 40% of …