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Thailand – Drought (DG ECHO, government, media) (ECHO Daily Flash of 12 February 2020)

The Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation has declared a drought in 21 provinces in the North, Northeast and central region. A total of 5,809 villages were affected in 674 sub-districts of 127 districts.

The Department is looking to access underground water, creating underground water storage areas, and sending trucks to distribute water to communities.

Source: European Commission's Directorate-General for European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations

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