Disasters

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  • 14 Mar 2016- 10:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BANGKOK, Thailand Cities in the Asia-Pacific region may not be equipped to handle the disasters that are projected to occur more often and be more intense in the coming years, according to a new report by the United Nations Economic and Social
  • 13 Sep 2013- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BANGKOK, Thailand The Thai and Japanese governments signed an agreement this week on an early flood warning system. The goal is to increase Japanese investors’ confidence in Thailand following the devastating floods two years ago that killed hundreds of
  • The Thai government has shortlisted seven companies to submit proposals to design and construct flood prevention projects under a $11 billion mega project.
  • Residents of northern Thailand are on alert after Lampang and Phrae Provinces were hit by flash floods last week. Water levels from the Ping River in Chiang Mai Province has continued to rise, prompting local communities on the riverside to stay on 24-hour alert for possible flash floods, Thai News Agency reported on September 8.
  • Public safety and security organization AGT International has called on governments around the world to give a higher priority to flood management in order to enhance water security and save lives.
  • Saudi Arabia’s Saline Water Conversion Corporation (SWCC) plans to start using multiple-effect distillation systems, which will cut fuel use in its desalination plants by 40 percent, company officials announced last week.
  • 19 Jun 2012- 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Bangkok, thailand Thailand last week took steps toward implementing its national plan for water management. The Thai Cabinet on June 12 gave in-principle approval for draft Terms of Reference that will determine how the country will manage its water