Denmark Donates 1.7 Million Baht to Flood Relief in Thailand

Denmark has donated 1.7 million Baht in humanitarian emergency relief to assist in alleviating the sufferings Thailand experience at the moment due to the ongoing severe flooding. 

Thai Prime Minister, Yingluck Shinawatra, received the donation in person, when she on Saturday the 15th of October received Danish Ambassador Mikael Hemniti Winther at the Flood-Relief Operation Command establish at the domestic Don Muang airport north of Bangkok. The Ambassador conveyed the Danish Government’s and the Danish People’s sympathy and compassion for the Thais, who are suffering from the severe flooding. The Prime Minister thanked for the donation and assured that it will be used for emergency relief to the worst-affected people. 

Even though the risk of flooding in Bangkok’s commercial center seems surmounted – Thailand is still caught in the midst of the worst flooding in 50 years. 60 out of the country’s 70 Provinces are affected, 281 people killed and more than 8 million people are estimated to be affected by the flooding. 

The Prime Minister is working around the clock with the rest of the Government and experts to limit both the human and material costs of the flooding. 

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