Thailand Flood Relief

Below is the official ER Situation Report of Good Neighbors' emergency relief efforts in Thailand, where a record amount of rain for 3 months has killed hundreds and displaced millions. Residents are now vulnerable to a number of water-borne diseases and are without food and shelter.  For more information on how to help support our efforts in Thailand, please visit our project page.

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ER Situation Report (Thailand: Floods – Aug 2011)

Issued by Good Neighbors International Headquarters Office

History

01 Nov

Dispatch a 2nd ER Team(3 person including two Acting/former Country Director of GN Cambodia)

30 Oct

Return of 1st ER Team for reorganization

29 Oct

1st distribution of ER Goods

27 Oct

Meeting with MFA(Ministry of Foreign Affairs), UN OCHA

26 Oct

Dispatch an ER Team(3 Person) from GN Cambodia / Team Leader ‘Khuong Sopheak’

Meeting with Thailand Red Cross

25 Oct

GNI decide to intervene ER situation ($200,000 amount)

06 Oct

The Thailand Government set up command center(at the old Don Muang Airport)

06 Aug

The Thailand Government declared flood disaster zone(18 provinces)

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Recent updates from Reliefweb on 01 Nov 2011

BMA(Bangkok Metropolitan Administration) declared two more district(Taling Chan and Lak Si) have been totally inundated. And they designated five districts as the district requiring full alertness. Consequently, BMA said, they cannot issue an announcement indicating that the situation has been improving. (Government of Thailand/ 31 Oct)

There are still a large No. of people trapped in their residences in Bangkok. But waters are likely to start receding soon because the end of the seasonal high tide will make it easier to drain water out to sea.(Government of Thailand/ 31 Oct)