PM to inspect flood situation next week

As southern residents grew concerned over possible new round of floodings this week amid more rain forecast in the region, the prime minister has scheduled to inspect flood situation in the southern provinces next week.

Yesterday Prime Minister Gen Prayut Chan-ocha ordered the Interior Ministry to urgently help the flood victims and plan long term assistance measures.

He has thanked the public for their donations to help the flood victims.

He said he would host a meeting next week to plan the rehabilitation and remedy measures for the flood affected areas and victims.

Gen Prayut also said he would inspect flood situation in the southern provinces and visit the flood victims, and supervise the rehabilitation process as well as planning for long term measures to fight flood.

He added that HM late King Bhumibol's initiatives would be brought to apply for the flood response measures.

Source: Thai Public Broadcasting Service (Thai PBS)