• Sat, 15 Sep 2018 01:00
    SPECIAL REPORT: Weathering the cost of climate change mitigation challenge
    Thailand is getting more serious with the new climate mitigation obligation under the UN framework.
    national
  • Tue, 11 Sep 2018 01:00
    Rich countries ‘must do more’ for climate
    CLIMATE justice advocates are calling on global leaders, especially those in wealthy countries, to step up their commitment and contribute to the international climate-change mitigation effort, as the Bangkok climate talks ended on a discouraging note.
    national
  • Mon, 10 Sep 2018 01:00
    ANALYSIS: Principle of voluntary cooperation not helping tackle climate change
    "Building on the progress made so far, countries now need to take a decisive step forward in preparing the ambitious and balanced outcome that we need in Katowice [Poland],” executive secretary of UN Climate Change, Patricia Espinosa, said at a press conference in Bangkok on Monday, ahead of the week-long Climate Conference in Bangkok, which ended on Sunday.
    national
  • Mon, 10 Sep 2018 01:00
    ‘Climate change a global health risk’
    UN CONFERENCE HEARS NEED FOR MITIGATION MEASURES AND STRONG HEALTH SYSTEM
    national
  • Sat, 01 Sep 2018 12:45
    Eight provinces, nearly 80,000 people, remain affected by floods: disaster chief
    Eight of the 18 provinces hit by floods caused by the a recent tropical storm and seasonal monsoon remain under water, the chief of the Disaster Prevention and Mitigation Department calculated on Saturday.
    national
  • Tue, 28 Aug 2018 15:34
    Flood, landslide alerts for areas downstream from six dams
    Areas downstream from six dams have been warned of possible flooding, river overflowing and landslides due to the deluge of water being released from the brimming reservoirs, Disaster Prevention and Mitigation Department (DPMD) chief Chayapol Thitisak said on Tuesday.
    national
  • Fri, 17 Aug 2018 01:00
    Impact of Bebinca manageable as storm spares Thailand
    THE AUTHORITIES say they are well prepared for tropical storm Bebinca, with disaster prevention and mitigation teams now in full readiness and with the water levels lowered in every dam on the storm’s path.
    national
  • Thu, 09 Aug 2018 10:35
    Bali, South Lombok safe to visit: Indonesia
    Bali and the southern parts of neighboring Lombok, which were struck by a deadly earthquake on Sunday evening, are safe to visit, says Lilik Kurniawan, the National Disaster Mitigation Agency's (BNPB) community empowerment director.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 06 Aug 2018 13:19
    Quake death toll climbs to 91, government declares emergency in Lombok
    The death toll of a powerful earthquake in West Nusa Tenggara and Bali on Sunday evening has climbed to 91, the National Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB) announced in a press conference in Jakarta on Monday.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 31 Jul 2018 01:00
    Provinces adopt climate-change mitigation plan
    THAILAND AND GERMANY PARTNER ON POLICY
    national
  • Sun, 22 Jul 2018 13:42
    Officials nationwide counting cost of rough weather
    Flooding triggered by tropical storm Son-Tinh over Laos affected 13 Thai provinces and 2,369 families between July 17 and 22, the Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation chief said on Sunday.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 17 Jul 2018 01:00
    Disaster mitigation department went into hibernation
    As the world rallied to help the Wild Boars and their coach trapped in the cave, one key agency was out of sight, out of mind. According to reports, “the Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation was nowhere to be seen in the past two weeks”.
    your say
  • Sat, 14 Jul 2018 11:07
    EXCLUSIVE: Cave saga EXPOSES FLAWS
    EXPERTS SAY WHILE IT IS NECESSARY TO UPGRADE RESCUE EQUIPMENT, GREATER EMPHASIS MUST BE LAID ON PREVENTION MEASURES
    national
  • Thu, 05 Jul 2018 10:34
    BTSC announces compensation for passengers affected by Skytrain delays
    Keeree Kanjanapas, chairman of Bangkok Mass Transit System Public Company Limited (BTSC), chief executive Surapong Laoha-Unya, and management committee chair Dr Anat Abhabhirama, have announced a mitigation measure for passengers affected by delays on the Skytrain service.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 20 Jun 2018 17:30
    Krabi bridge washed away in heavy rain
    Officers from the Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation (DDPM) in Krabi brought in machinery to Tupprik Sub-District yesterday (June 19) to fix the Huay To Bridge after it was damaged by flash flooding.
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