BANGKOK, 8 November 2018 (NNT)-Thailand's Department of Health Service Support (DHSS) has instructed relevant agencies to contain a measles outbreak in the Deep South and Songkhla province after 1,515 cases and 12 deaths have been reported.
The DHSS has instructed the Primary Health Care Division, the Institute for Health Service System Innovation Development of Yala and the Office of Health Service Support Region 12 to implement measures to prevent the spread of measles in Yala, Pattani, Narathiwat and Songkhla provinces.
BANGKOK, 10th November 2018 (NNT) – The Royal Thai Air Force is delivering supplies of necessities and medications to flooded communities in Prachuap Khiri Khan province.
Commander-in-Chief of the Royal Thai Air Force, ACM Chaiyapruk Didyasarin said today rescue helicopters will be deployed to affected areas on request. The Air Force has been sending help to four southern provinces currently battling rain and floods. Medical teams are on standby in case of an emergency.
KRABI, 25th October 2018 (NNT) - Krabi province has issued a warning for potential flash flood, landslide, and rough seas due to thunderstorms at this time. Small boats should remain ashore during this period.
The Governor of Krabi, Pol. Lt. Col. Kittibodee Prawit, said the province has received a weather advisory from the Meteorological Department forecasting thunderstorms in the southern region from October 23rd to 27th, 2018, which may cause flash flood and landslides in some areas.
On 4 October 2018 at 08.30 hrs, at the Purple Room, Thai Khu Fa Building, Government House, H.E. General Prayut Chan-o-cha, Prime Minister of Thailand, presented a contribution of 5 million baht (approximately US$155,000) to H.E. Mr. Ahmad Rusdi, Ambassador of Indonesia to Thailand, as a token of support and sympathy from the Royal Thai Government and the people of Thailand to those affected by the powerful earthquake and subsequent tsunami that struck Central Sulawesi on 28 September 2018.
The Department of International Organizations, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Thailand Mine Action Center, Royal Thai Armed Forces, will co-organise a briefing titled, “Thailand’s Progress in Releasing Landmine Contaminated Areas and Developments on the National Mine Action Standard” on 21 September 2018 at 14.00 - 15.00 hrs. at Vithes Samosorn, Ministry of Foreign Affairs.