A boat out of water

A girl sitting in a boat on a dried-up pond in the drought-hit Kandal province in Cambodia. Cambodia is grappling with soaring temperatures and its worst drought in decades. Eighteen of the country's 25 provinces are suffering from water shortage as
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A girl sitting in a boat on a dried-up pond in the drought-hit Kandal province in Cambodia. Cambodia is grappling with soaring temperatures and its worst drought in decades. Eighteen of the country's 25 provinces are suffering from water shortage as temperatures around the country hit 41 deg C.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on May 21, 2016, with the headline 'A boat out of water'. Print Edition | Subscribe