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Phuket Town residents seek flood-prevention assistance

The issue of floods on Soi Phaniang off Yaowarat Rd in Talad Yai were discussed at a meeting held yesterday (June 7) at Phuket City Hall led by Phuket Vice Governor Thawornwat Kongkaew together with Muang Phuket District Chief Wigrom Jaktee, Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation Phuket office Director Prapan Kanprasang and officials from relevant local government offices.

By The Phuket News

Friday 8 June 2018, 03:12PM

According to a report issued by the Phuket PR Department yesterday, a large number of residents from Soi Phaniang complained off flooding problems following Tuesday’s weather.

V/Gov Thawornwat said that following the from Soi Phaniang residents he has urged the relevant government offices to quickly install pumps in the area as a short-term resolution the problem.

He also advised the Phuket Provincial Office of Public Works and Town and Country Planning to seek a budget for a long-term solution to floods occurring in the area.



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Kurt | 08 June 2018 - 16:08:23

Phuket citizens can forget about flood assistance, yesterday the sleeping/snoozing NLA guys in BKK, earning 1.3 miilion per year!( see photos BP) voted for increase national security budget 2019 ( army stuff) 20.14%. Water management and quality of life budget thai people was decreased 6.6%.
Tanks, armoured cars and submarines are chosen by population representatives ( Bangkok Post)

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