Yala officials visit locals affected by storm


YALA, 31 August 2015, Yala Provincial Administrative Office officials have visited locals affected by storm.

Muang Yala District Chief Preecha Chanakitkamjorn yesterday led a team of military, administrative officials, and village chiefs to visit Ta Sae Sub-district of Muang Yala District, which had been hard hit by a tropical storm earlier; where they distributed survival kits and offered various kinds of assistance to the affected locals. The storm wrecked 74 homes, several schools, hospitals and farmlands.

Yala Special Task Force 16 , meanwhile, dispatched officers to help residents repair the damaged homes, particularly roofs, given the storm had knocked electric poles down on several residences. Military, police officials and volunteers will also join hands assisting the locals over the next couple of days.