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Uttaradit province in Northern Thailand declared disaster zone

UTTARADIT, Jan 13 – This northern province of Thailand has been declared a disaster zone as the current cold wave continues bringing frigid temperatures to residents in all nine districts.

Uttaradit Disaster Prevention and Mitigation chief Surachai Tatkawin said the temperatures in the province have continually dropped, causing more victims to be affected by the cold.

There are over 60,000 people lacking adequate bedclothing in the nine districts covering 613 villages. Initially, about 12,000 blankets have been distributed to help the victims.


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