Cambodian Climate Hero Profile: Mr. Lim Hak
Mr. Lim Hak is a member of Cambodia’s Department of Meteorology Systems Support team. Playing a crucial yet often unseen role in managing and maintaining the department’s various systems, Mr. Hak’s job is helping everyday Cambodians to access climate information in a timely way. Mr. Hak, who is originally from Banteay Meanchey province and now lives in Phnom Penh, has been part of the Systems Support team for 7 years. “My job is to check our systems are working, including the automatic weather stations which I help to maintain and service. Each day, if the systems and data are okay, I then check the batteries and check the signals. I have many responsibilities.” Often duty calls and Mr. Hak has to travel across the country to work with local provincial officials to manage regional automatic weather stations.