• Thu, 14 Mar 2019 11:58
    Command centre set up for drought mitigation
    While the Yom River at tambon Wang Chik of Phichit's Pho Prathap Chang district has almost dried up, provincial governor Worapan Suwannus has set up a command centre for drought prevention and mitigation.
  • Wed, 27 Feb 2019 11:56
    At least 60 people buried in North Sulawesi mine collapse
    A landslide in an unauthorized gold mine in Bolaang Mongondow regency, North Sulawesi, on Tuesday night has buried at least 60 miners, the National Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB) said.
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  • Thu, 03 Jan 2019 14:59
    463 die in New Year crashes
    A total of 463 people died and 3,892 others were wounded in 3,791 road accidents over the New Year holiday's so-called seven dangerous days (December 27-January 2), the Disaster Prevention and Mitigation Department’s Road Safety Centre announced.
  • Mon, 31 Dec 2018 14:54
    Death toll rises to 236 in first four “dangerous” days
    A total of 236 people were killed and 2,265 others injured in 2,194 road accidents over the first four days of the New Year holiday period’s “seven dangerous days”, the Disaster Prevention and Mitigation Department’s Road Safety Centre (Thai RSC) reported on Monday.
  • Fri, 28 Dec 2018 16:30
    Forty-two killed, more than 400 injured on first day of holiday
    Forty-two people were killed and 432 injured in 420 road accidents on the first of New Year holiday period’s “seven dangerous days” (December 27-January 2), the Disaster Prevention and Mitigation Department’s Road Safety Centre (Thai RSC) reported on Friday.
  • Thu, 29 Nov 2018 01:00
    New forestland resolution ‘old wine in new bottle’
    Activists say move to tackle encroachment ‘retains flaws of previous mitigation measures’
  • Wed, 14 Nov 2018 10:52
    Three Prachuap Khiri Khan districts remain under water, more than 12,000 families affected
    Three districts in the southern province of Prachuap Khiri Khan are still reeling from the flooding caused by heavy rain since November 7, the Disaster Prevention and Mitigation Department reported Wednesday.
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  • Sat, 06 Oct 2018 12:44
    Satellite time-lapse shows Palu devastated by 'land tsunami'
    On Saturday, National Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNBP) spokesperson Sutopo Purwo Nugroho shared a time-lapse of satellite imagery on his Instagram account, showing how liquefaction devastated neighborhoods on Sept. 28 in Palu, Central Sulawesi.
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  • Mon, 01 Oct 2018 08:04
    32 Thai tourists among 66 foreign tourists in C. Sulawesi declared safe
    The National Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB) estimates 71 foreign tourists have been affected by the earthquake and tsunami that struck Central Sulawesi on Friday.
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  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Mon, 10 Sep 2018 01:00
    ‘Climate change a global health risk’
  • 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.
  • 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.
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