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Concerns over this year's flood prevention

Thanawat Jarupongsa-kul, a lecturer at Chulalongkorn University's Unit for Disaster and Land Information Studies, said flood-prevention measures such as the dykes now being constructed around industrial parks and large rivers would not protect the areas from flooding. These areas will be submerged by rainfall and then become huge sinks that will retain water. Instead of attempting to block floods, he said the government should remove obstacles to the natural flow of flood water.
Published : 21/06/2012
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