Mrs. Paveena on Thursday announced the budget for the homes of 140,000 handicapped people in 27 provinces. Officials of the Social Development and Human Security Ministry will compile data about the damage to the homes, in order to allow payouts to the afflicted handicapped. However, each home is entitled to no more than 20,000 baht of repair allowance.
The ministry has also produced manuals on how the handicapped, their families and volunteers could act appropriately in times of flooding. Contents include proper procedures in assisting handicapped persons before and after floods.