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Thailand

Thailand: Flood-zone locals say no to new dams

14 Sep 2014, Bangkok Post

Agriculture and Cooperatives Minister Petipong Pungbun Na Ayudhya said the government expressed concern about the plight of residents living in areas vulnerable to floods, but he warned looming droughts could pose a bigger threat...


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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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