UNESCO launches Ayutthaya flood risk mitigation project

BANGKOK, March 25 – UNESCO launched a project to develop a flood risk mitigation plan for the World Heritage Site of Ayutthaya, 76 kilometres north of Bangkok.

Held at UNESCO Bangkok last Friday, the event was attended by key players of Thailand’s national flood risk reduction effort and representatives from the embassies of Germany, Japan, Portugal and the United States that were actively involved in Ayutthaya’s post-flood recovery in 2011 and 2012.

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