Urban poor

Urban poor communities: life on the fringes of Cambodian society


With over 3,500 people, Andong is one of the 516 urban poor communities in Phnom Penh, which account for about 25% of the capital’s population. Typically for urban poor communities, also commonly known as slums, Andong faces many challenges, including poor sanitation & hygiene and high rates of diarrhoea and malnutrition.

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