SOUTHEAST ASIA: Fleeing Hunger And Death

"There is no more Cambodia "

Not even the gloomiest Old Testament prophet could have imagined the scourges that have afflicted Cambodia.

Nearly a decade of bloodshed and upheaval has left the country in ruins, its population decimated, its economy shattered. The countryside is still ravaged by a war between invading Vietnamese troops who support Hanoi's puppet regime of Heng Samrin in Phnom-Penh and diehard Khmer Rouge guerrillas loyal to ousted Premier Pol Pot.

Seeking refuge from the fighting, tens of thousands of hungry, homeless Cambodian peasants have fled to makeshift refugee camps in Thailand; columns of Khmer Rouge guerrillas have also...

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