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16 Aug 2017 description
  • 70.8 M required for 2017

  • 13.1 M contributions received, representing 18% of requirements

  • 57.7 M funding gap for the Myanmar Situation

All figures are displayed in USD

16 Aug 2017 description
report The Irrawaddy

By NYEIN NYEIN

Naw Kwut was a young Karen woman when she stepped on a landmine and lost her right leg while she was forced to act as a porter for the Myanmar Army 20 years ago.

“We were treated badly. They asked us to do everything for them,” she said, recalling her experiences in the jungle. She grew up in a village controlled by the Karen National Union (KNU)’s Brigade 1, in Thaton, Mon State.

16 Aug 2017 description
report Bangkok Post

WRITER: ACHADTAYA CHUENNIRAN AND ONLINE REPORTERS

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15 Aug 2017 description
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The flooding crisis in the Northeast is expected to ease within the next two weeks after the implementation of a better system to divert water into the Mekong River by the Department of Royal Irrigation (DRI).

The Moon and Chi rivers merge into one in Muang district of Ubon Ratchathani province before flowing onward into the Mekong River.

Thongplew Kongchan, DRI deputy chief, said the department has managed to slow down the flow of the Moon River and release the Chi River overflow into the Mekong first.

15 Aug 2017 description

SATUN, 14 August 2017 (NNT) – The Satun Provincial Office of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation is rushing assistance to the southern resort island of Koh Lipe as many residents have been impacted by floods.

15 Aug 2017 description
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Flooding is still ravaging Nakhon Phanom, while areas in seven other provinces have been submerged since last month, the Disaster Prevention and Mitigation Department said on Monday.

Eleven out of 12 districts in Nakhon Phanom are suffering from the overflow of water from Nong Han, the country's second largest freshwater lake in Sakon Nakhon, it said.

Bang Paeng is the only district to escape the floods, which damaged some 186,000 rai of farmland in the northeastern province.

14 Aug 2017 description
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14 Aug 2017 description
  • 6.8 M required for 2017

  • 0 contributions received

  • 6.8 M funding gap for the Bay Of Bengal Situation

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13 Aug 2017 description

UBON RATCHATHANI, 11th August 2017 (NNT) – Various agencies have continued to collect and hand out aid for flood victims in the northeast.

Ubon Ratchathani Governor Somsak Jungtrakul received a donation of drinking water from private companies to be passed on to those in need in both the province’s Muang district and Warinchamrap district.

Muang Khon Kaen District Chief Chatchai Uncharoen led his agents in distributing 100 survival bags to flood sufferers in tree sub-districts.

13 Aug 2017 description

BANGKOK, 12th August 2017 (NNT) – The King Prajadhipok's Institute has made a donation of 50,000 baht to help flood victims in the northeastern region of Thailand.

On behalf of the flood victims, National Legislative Assembly (NLA) President Pornpetch Wichitcholchai accepted 50,000 baht from the King Prajadhipok's Institute and offered his appreciation to the institute for its kind act.

13 Aug 2017 description
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NAKHON RATCHASIMA, 13th August 2017 (NNT) – Nakhon Ratchasima province is sending relief bags containing essential items to flood victims in Roi Et province.

United in their sympathy, the Korat Diving Network, private organizations, and hundreds of volunteers are loading seven trucks with food, water, and other essential items, along with 600 relief packages, which will be transported to Roi Et province, one of many northeastern cities that are battling widespread floods.

13 Aug 2017 description

SATUN, 12th August 2017 (NNT) - Days of heavy rain in Satun have triggered a flood that is striking the southern province’s resort island Koh Lipe.

Police officers of Koh Lipe Police Station have rushed to flood-torn areas to help the villagers move their belongings to higher ground. The deluge has reportedly swamped the roads leading to a luxury resort and two villages.

12 Aug 2017 description
  • 132.8 M required for 2017

  • 31.6 M contributions received, representing 24% of requirements

  • 101.2 M funding gap for South East Asia

All figures are displayed in USD

11 Aug 2017 description
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WRITER: PENCHAN CHAROENSUTHIPAN

More than 1,200 of over 60,000 undocumented migrant workers have failed to pass an inspection of their working conditions, a prerequisite to giving them legal working status in Thailand, the Labour Ministry said Thursday.

The inspection, which also verifies they are employed as claimed, is the first step in the process of granting proper visas to several thousand foreign labourers from neighbouring countries who have been working in the country illegally.

10 Aug 2017 description

By Umberto Bacchi

LONDON, Aug 10 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The European Union recorded the largest increase in slavery of any world region in 2017, with the arrival of more than 100,000 migrants, many of them extremely vulnerable to exploitation, analysts said on Thursday.

The risk of slave labour in farming, construction and other sectors rose across the region, with 20 of the EU's 28 member states scoring worse than in 2016 in an annual global slavery index by British analytics company Verisk Maplecroft.

10 Aug 2017 description

BANGKOK, 10 August 2017 (NNT) – The Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives has begun paying out aid funds in accordance with a Cabinet decision, urging all to donate to flood relief efforts.

At Roi Et province, Commander of the 27th Military Circle Maj Gen Natchanok Sirithipatanon led the passing out of survival bags and other relief goods to flood victims suffering under waters from the Chi River. Many have complained of foot infections caused by the stagnant water and a shortage of drinking water.