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  1. 81. learning | 01 Oct 2012

    Rain, not run-off, finally breaks Lat Krabang’s defences

    Easy English news

    » Lat Krabang industrial estate remained dry during the great flood of 2011, but water from this year’s rainfall finally found a weakness in its defences. The breached earthen dyke has been repaired but a new one is clearl...

  2. 82. learning | 19 Sep 2012

    Flood prevention: Just too much rain

    About the floods

    By Jon Fernquest

    » Floods in Bangkok left cars waiting for hours. Small army of prisoners will help dredge canals, clean drains & drain water.

  3. 83. learning | 12 Sep 2012

    Plan B for flooded Sukhothai

    General news

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » Large sandbags haven't worked so Sukhothai officials are bringing in up to 2,000 gabions – rectangular wire mesh baskets filled with rock – to try to close the hole in the flood barriers that is letting in torrents ...

  4. 84. learning | 06 Sep 2012

    Govt claims flood drill success

    General news

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » Government officials have declared the water drainage tests conducted yesterday in the capital as a success.

  5. 85. learning | 05 Sep 2012

    Man-made flood alert (updated)

    Easy English news

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » People living in low-lying areas along main canals in western Bangkok are on full alert today with water drainage drills set to be carried out.

  6. 86. learning | 24 Jul 2012

    Flood protection in 10 minutes

    About floods

    By Jon Fernquest

    » Small floodgates you can put up in 10 minutes blocking water with perfect 100% waterproof seal, a proven technology from a Taiwanese company.

  7. 87. learning | 02 Jul 2012

    Surviving, the Japanese way

    Easy English news

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » In Ayutthaya, Japanese survival techniques are being introduced to Thai children in flood-prone areas to make them better prepared for future disasters.

  8. 88. learning | 22 Jun 2012

    Drier cities, wetter countryside

    Easy English news

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » The government’s flood prevention measures are likely to keep cities dry, but rural areas are likely to suffer as a result, says a team of consultants.

  9. 89. learning | 02 May 2012

    Drought replaces floods

    Easy English news

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » Nature has not been kind to residents of the Central Plains. Within months, the flood crisis has turned into a drought crisis.

  10. 90. learning | 27 Apr 2012

    Flood prevention: Big money construction projects?

    About the floods

    By Jon Fernquest

    » Large expensive construction projects the government focus, rather than using Bangkok's extensive ancient canals that already exist.

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