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Prayut visits flood victims in South


The prime minister visited Nakhon Si Thammarat province on Monday to monitor severe flooding that has hit the South.

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Prayut visits flood victims in South
PM Prayut Chan-o-cha and Interior Minister General Anupong Paochinda oversaw delivery of relief items to about 800 locals at Baan Noen Thammang Arts and Crafts Centre in Chian Yai district.
Nakhon Si Thammarat has been suffering heavy monsoon rains and flooding since November 25. At least 21 deaths have been reported as flooding hit 919,003 people in 23 districts. About 4,216 houses are partially damaged while 29 have been destroyed.

Prayut visits flood victims in South
Currently, 18 districts are still flooded, including 608 villages and 20 communities. Damage is being surveyed in five districts – Lan Saka, Noppitam, Sichon, Khanom and Phipu. Also still flooded is Chianyai District, affecting 97 villages and 21,900 people.
Local volunteers are delivering relief supplies to inundated districts and setting up portable kitchens.

Published : December 07, 2020

By : The Nation