Thailand

Thailand's worst floods in 50 years; international response and preparing for future disasters

Humanitarian

Mass flooding in Thailand is reported to be directly affecting over 2.5 million people and so far has resulted in over 350 fatalities (Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation, Thailand). Total damages have now been estimated by economists to be in the region of US$9.7 billion (Human development forum foundation Thailand flood 2011 special). Thailand […]