Hot weather hits 35 provinces
- Published: 23 Feb 2013 at 11.43
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A total of 35 provinces have been hit by drought, effecting people in 25,014 villages, Chatchai Promlert, director general of the Disaster Prevention and Mitigation Department, said on Saturday.
Speaking on “Yingluck Government Meets the People on NBT, Mr Chatchai said Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra had ordered related state agencies to prepare for the drought before the situation occurs.
The government has prepared for the situation since October 2012, introducing “2P”-prevention and preparation-strategy under the “single command” management system, he said.
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