Southerners send bamboo rafts for flood affected people


NARATHIWAT, 30 October 2011 -Residents of Pattani, Narathiwat, and Yala Provinces on Saturday donated 200 bamboo rafts they have built along with 10 thousand bottles of drinking water and other necessities to flood victims in the central region.

The 1.2 x 2 meter rafts were built with joint efforts between local people and forest reserves authorities in the three provinces.

The southern locals also donated drinking water and canned food along with the rafts. The donations are currently on their way to the Flood Relief Operations Center for distribution.