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Chiang Rai Disaster Prevention and Mitigation Office finishes survey of damaged areas

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CHIANG RAI, 10 May 2014 (NNT) – The Chiang Rai Disaster Prevention and Mitigation Office has surveyed the damaged areas, helped victims, and are now restoring roads, which are all available now to the public.

The Regional Office of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation (Chiang Rai) in cooperation with the Local Health Promotion Hospital has opened an aid center at Ban Huai San Yao School, providing mobile drinking water facilities for the people and have cleared damaged structures.

Also, the Chiang Rai Public Health Office has teamed up with medical experts to heal those who have had psychological damage from the incident, while Chiang Rai Prachanukroh Hospital is available to all of the public. The Chiang Rai Province Army has assisted the public as well.

The overall damage occurred in 7 districts affecting 8,509 houses, 99 temples, 7 churches, 46 schools, 1 university, 33 government buildings, 1 hotel, 6 individual companies, 4 bridges, 5 streets, 2 community buildings, and 1 village plumbing system.