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Over 6,900 houses damaged by storms this month

Apr 20. 2019
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By The Nation

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More than 6,900 houses have been damaged by storms since the beginning of this month, the Disaster Prevention and Mitigation Department chief said.

Chayapol Thitisak, the director-general, said the department has received reports that 6,940 houses in 1,010 villages in 307 tambon of 115 districts had been damaged by storms since April 5. Twenty-nine provinces have been affected.

He said nine villagers were reported injured during the period.

Chayapol said his department has coordinated with Army bases and government agencies concerned to provide help to the affected villagers.

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