Saturday, November 12, 2011

Sources of Information about the flood in Bangkok

Donate to help flood victims in Thailand: The Thai Red Cross


Donate also to Mercy Centre in Khlong Toey (Bangkok)

The latest warnings of Bangkok Governor

Thailand Flood Crisis Information Map (by Asian Institute of Technology)

Maps of flood risk areas and protection measures in Bangkok

Map of land elevation in Bangkok: Where the flood could go earlier, because the land lies not high.

Flood map for tourists by Richard Barrow

The youtube flood update guy: Many Thais now listen to Sasin Chalermlarp ศศิน เฉลิมลาภ, secretary-general of the Seub Nakasathien Foundation. A geology graduate, Sasin is a green warrior working on a conservation project in the Western Forest Complex, covering Uthai Thani, Kanchanaburi, Nakhon Sawan, Kamphaeng Phet, Kanchanaburi, Suphan Buri and Tak. He now gets a lot of attention for his accurate flood updates. See Sasin Chalermlarp ศศิน เฉลิมลาภ videos on youtube, see his updates on Facebook

Thai songs about the flood: Song for Thai Flood, Flood THAILAND : HELP NOW / PREM ( Natee Nee )
, music thai flood คนไทยไม่ทิ้งกันกมลพร, thaiflood song :Musicians meet victims, Thailand Ayutthaya Flood 2011 music เบิร์ด ธงไชย แมคอินไตย.

@bangkokgovernor and @bkk_best, and www.facebook.com/bkk.best: The presemce of Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA). It uses the channels to monitor the flood situation and communicate directly with BMA staff and others.

http://floodthailand.net The governments official website, information on the current situation, lists of emergency telephone numbers. It also allows people to post messages seeking help, by filling in details of what they need and where they are.

@FloodThailand: The Information and Communications Technology Ministry has set up an official Twitter account to keep track of the flood disaster.

http://www.facebook.com/raorukcholpratan and @PR_RID: The Royal Irrigation Department regularly updates its services and assistance available. The department uses the social media along with its main website at www.rid.go.th.

News by Tan News Network on Twitter

Twitter about Bangkok flood

News about flood in Ayutthaya

thaiflood.com: Internet pioneer and founder of Kapook.com, Poramate Minsiri, has founded this group. The group communicates with its volunteers and the others via social networks at Facebook.com/thaiflood and at Twitter.com/thaiflood (@thaiflood and #thaiflood).

www.facebook.com/siamarsa) and (@siamarsa): SiamArsa is a group of volunteers helping flood victims.
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