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Thailand

Bangkok struggles to protect slum dwellers as floods worsen

19 Jun 2017, Reuters

As Thailand's rainy season gets underway, residents in and around Bangkok say they are experiencing more intense and frequent seasonal floods since 2011, when the capital was hit by its worst flooding in half a century. Experts warn that the the concerns of the urban poor are being overlooked.





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