Posts Tagged ‘flood’

Thailand Flood Assistance III

November 15th, 2011 No comments

“The prime minister said the “big-bag barrier” must stay, and ordered more pumps to the scene – but 200 Don Muang residents defied her and opened a six-metre gap in the wall to try to drain 20 housing estates.” – Bangkok Post 14 Nov 2011. Repacking aid bags is nearly finished. The entire back of [...]

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Thailand Flood Assisitance II

November 10th, 2011 No comments

Grades 1 through 6 lined up in front of the Thai flag and Buddha statue. Every school day starts like this. Nathan made it back to Nang Rong this evening. Two days ago there was no flooding in the Mo Chit bus station area. Yesterday it was knee deep and nothing could go in it. [...]

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Bangkok Flooding

November 8th, 2011 No comments

Watersheds in SE Asia. The flooding comes in the Chao Phraya one in central Thailand. Notice how neatly it all drains through the Bangkok area. You have probably seen a number of news reports by now of the Thailand floods. Maybe you read my recent post about some of our flood relief work. It is [...]

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Thailand Flood Assistance

October 15th, 2011 No comments

Here we are ready to leave more than 4 hours late. My son Nathan is with me in the back. Tasanee in the light beige jacket. The others are teachers and one of our teenager loaders. I just got off the phone with Mom. She’s seen the news reports about flooding in Thailand and has [...]

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