Overall Green alert Flood
in Thailand

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This flood can have a low humanitarian impact based on the magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

GDACS ID FL 1101781
Death: 10
Displaced: -
Countries: Thailand
From - To 03 Dec - 19 Dec

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Southern Thailand, Mid- to Late December 2022DDPM reported heavy rain from 17 December caused flooding in the southern provinces of Surat Thani, Nakhon Si Thammarat, Trang, Phatthalung, Satun, Songkhla, Pattani, Yala and Narathiwat. A total of 49 districts and 51,543 households were affected. The hardest hit areas were Narathiwat, Nakhon Si Thammarat and Songkhla Provinces. In Narathiwat, 3 people died and 29,113 households were affected across 13 districts: Sukhirin, Si Sakhon, Rueso, Ra-ngae, Chanae, Mueang Narathiwat, Cho-airong, Su-ngai Padi, Bacho, Waeng, Su-ngai Kolok, Tak Bai and Yi-ngo. Nakhon Si Thammarat recorded flooding in ??6 districts: Pak Phanang, Mueang Nakhon Si Thammarat, Sichon, Chaloem Phra Kiat, Chiang Yai and Chulabhorn, with 9,820 households affected. In Songkhla, flooding struck 8 districts: Mueang Songkhla, Rattaphum, Khuan Niang, Hat Yai, Na Mom, Chana, Bang Klam and Ranot, impacting 11,616 households. Elsewhere, 455 households were affected in Pattani, 448 in Trang, and 90 in Yala. As of 21 Dec 2022, ADINet reported flooding, landslides, and strong winds were reported in the Southern Region of Thailand. A total of 205,774 families (at about 508,000 persons) were affected, 7 persons dead, and 2 were injured in Surat Thani, Nakhon Si Thammarat, Trang, Phatthalung, Satun, Songkhla, Pattani, Yala, and Narathiwat Provinces were reported by Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation (DDPM) ThailandFri 23 Dec 2022FloodList provided by Copernicus GloFAS
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Beware the Deadly December2022-12-18T00:18+0100.

PETALING JAYA: Forget the ides of March, it’s deadly December that Malaysians have to beware of. The last month of the year typically brings heavy rainfall due to the northeast monsoon season but it has also brought with it many tragedies,
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Salt rising, river slowing: Climate change drives harsh realities for ... 2022-12-16T23:12+0100.

BAC LIEU, Vietnam: At the end of the line for the Mekong River, Southeast Asia’s longest and probably most important waterway, there are signs of man’s attempts to both brave and harness nature. After some 5,000 km from its headwater in the
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COMMENT | Enhancing Malaysia’s disaster risk reduction strategy It is ... 2022-12-14T05:04+0100.

COMMENT | Recognising the urgent need for the nation to prepare effectively for the flood hazard forecasted by MetMalaysia that will impact the country till March 2023, Prime Minister Anwar Ibrahim entrusted his deputy Ahmad Zahid Hamidi to
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Water, Vol. 14, Pages 4056: A Dilemma between Flood and Drought Manage ... 2022-12-12T13:06+0100.

Floods are the greatest natural disaster in Thailand, but they are an important part of recharging the water volume for groundwater resources. This paper focused on evaluating and discussing the relationship between flood magnitudes and flo
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