Thailand: HRH Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn provides blankets to Tak residents
Tak Governor, Mr. Khomsan Ekkachai announced today (January 22) that, Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn has been concerned over Tak residents who have been suffering from extreme cold weather conditions. In response, Deputy Private Secretary and groups had decided to distribute 400 blankets that were graciously granted by HRH Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn to the affected residents at Ban Um Wab School and Ban Hin Lad - Na Hai School of Sam Ngao district, Tak province.
Thus far, 9 districts of Tak province have still been affected by severe cold weather conditions with less than 15 degree Celsius in temperature, while affecting more than 130,000 residents. Meanwhile, residents in Mueang Tak, Wang Chao, Sam Ngao, Ban Tak, Mae Ramat, and Phop Phra districts also have been enduring with the drought.
Tak officials have consistently been providing assistance to the locals in affected areas at this point.