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Villagers plant rice in Srekor village. Most residents of the village — which will be submerged when a new dam starts up — have been relocated. Michael Sullivan for NPR hide caption

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Parallels

'I Will Lose My Identity': Cambodian Villagers Face Displacement By Mekong Dam

Thousands are being displaced by new dam construction. "I cannot leave my ancestors here," says a woman whose village will be submerged by the dam. "If I abandon them, I won't know who I am."

People crowd Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport as evacuation is underway on Thursday. Michele Eve Sandberg/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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With A Hurricane Approaching Florida, Airline Algorithms Show No Sympathy

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An official with the Federal Emergency Management Agency talks to people at Houston's George R. Brown Convention Center, which has been a shelter for evacuees from Hurricane Harvey, on Sept. 2. Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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With Harvey And Now Irma, Federal Funds And FEMA Are Put To The Test

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Here's What 2 Big College Systems Think Of The End Of DACA

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'I Will Lose My Identity': Cambodian Villagers Face Displacement By Mekong Dam

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