Much of Asia has been punished by a bone-dry heat wave marked by record-high temperatures, threatening the livelihoods of countless millions. Photo: Nathan Thompson Much of Asia has been punished by a bone-dry heat wave marked by record-high temperatures, threatening the livelihoods of countless millions. Photo: Nathan Thompson
Much of Asia has been punished by a bone-dry heat wave marked by record-high temperatures, threatening the livelihoods of countless millions. Photo: Nathan Thompson

Drought and soaring heat leave Cambodian schoolchildren without enough drinking water

Absenteeism from classes is also on the rise as some parents force children to collect water for the family from distant sources

Much of Asia has been punished by a bone-dry heat wave marked by record-high temperatures, threatening the livelihoods of countless millions. Photo: Nathan Thompson Much of Asia has been punished by a bone-dry heat wave marked by record-high temperatures, threatening the livelihoods of countless millions. Photo: Nathan Thompson
Much of Asia has been punished by a bone-dry heat wave marked by record-high temperatures, threatening the livelihoods of countless millions. Photo: Nathan Thompson
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