Prime Minister Prayut Cha-o-cha hands Bt 5 million donation to Japanese Ambassador to Thailand Shiro Sadoshima.
Prime Minister Prayut Cha-o-cha hands Bt 5 million donation to Japanese Ambassador to Thailand Shiro Sadoshima.

PM hands over donation to Japan following deadly floods

Breaking News July 16, 2018 17:08

By The Nation

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Thailand has donated Bt5 million to Japan for disaster relief after the devastating floods in the western part of Japan that claimed more than 200 lives earlier this month.



Prime Minister Prayut Cha-o-cha handed over the donation to the Japanese ambassador to Thailand, Shiro Sadoshima, at Government House on Monday as a show of support and sympathy from the Thai government.

Devastating floods and landslides have struck the western part of Japan since July 5 following prolonged torrential rain. 

The death toll reached 210, with 22 still unaccounted for, including 4,800 who are still staying at evacuation shelters in 14 prefectures. 

About 162,000 households are still getting by without running water

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