Minister Tewan visits people in flood-hit areas of Ubon Ratchathani


UBON RATCHATHANI – Somdet Phra Mahathera Jarn of the Supreme Council of Thailand, and the Minister attached to the Prime Minister’s Office, Tewan Liptapallop, have handed relief bags to people in flood-hit areas of Ubon Ratchathani province.

The officials met with the flood-affected residents in Warin Chamrap district and offered them moral support. The group visited Senawong temple, Tha Bong Mang village and Warin Chamrap Municipality Office, which is being used as a temporary shelter. The officials distributed 600 relief bags to the flood victims.

Mr. Tewan told the local people that officials will start conducting a flood damage inspection next week, so that additional relief measures can be implemented. He urged the people to be patient as the situation will soon be restored to normal, and that the government will do its best to help them.

Meanwhile, people donated 264 million baht to the Prime Minister’s Office for flood relief efforts. The government will use the money to help households affected by the recent floods.