PHICHIT, 15 September 2014 – The Social Development and Human Security Minister has ordered related agencies to follow up on the flood situation in Phichit province.
Police General Adul Saengsingkaew, the Social Development and Human Security Minister and his entourage have gone down to Phichit province in order to provide assistance to the flood victims. The team boarded on flat-bottomed boats to distribute necessities to locals as well as cash to the amount of 2,000 baht to each of the 20 affected households in the area.
According to Phichit Governor Surachai Khan-asa, the Rang-Nok subdistrict of the province, which is prone to repeated flooding, has been affected by runoffs from neighboring Kamphaengphet province.
The flooding has so far inundated 8 villages and residents have to rely on boats to travel around the area. Pol. Gen. Adul has thus ordered related agencies to quickly assist the flood victims.