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Thailand

Thailand: Rising sea 'could ruin east coast in 30 years'

29 Sep 2014, Nation, the

experts unveiled a research that showed the sea level in the eastern part of Thailand has risen above the global average level. 'To mitigate the negative impact, localities will need to help themselves first, before seeking government help. Some may need to change their profession, as marine lives gradually disappear from the area'...


National Platform

Top 5 Natural Disaster reported
Disaster Date Affected (no. of people)
Drought 2008 10,000,000
Drought 2010 6,482,602
Drought 1999 6,000,000
Drought 2002 5,000,000
Flood 1996 5,000,000
Source of data: OFDA/CRED International Disaster Database
Data version: v11.08   *: Including tsunami
Data displayed does not imply national endorsement.


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