Japan offers aid to flood victims


BANGKOK, 15 October 2011  – Japan has offered aid worth 12 million THB to flood victims in Thailand.

A Korean Air chartered plane carrying survival kits landed at Don Mueang on Friday. The aid presentation was witnessed by Japanese ambassador Seiji Kojima, Justice Minister Police General Pracha Promnog, and advisor to the deputy PM Wuttipong Chaisang.

The donations, which were made by Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) include tents, blankets, mattresses, water tanks, water purifiers and electricity generators.

Japan is the second country which has offered assistance to flood victims in Thailand. Earlier this week, the People’s Republic of China handed cash and necessities worth totally over 80 million THB to the flood relief operation center.