10 Flood evacuee centers in Bangkok shut down due to rising floodwater
The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) has already closed 10 flood evacuee centers which are located in 4 heavily inundated areas, prompting the transfer of 406 evacuees to other shelters outside of Bangkok.
According to the BMA, there are a total of 10,343 people staying in 436 school compounds which now serve as evacuee centers while ten of those have been closed as flood levels continue to rise.
These schools consist of 5 in Don Mueang which are Wat Weluwanaram, Phahonyothin, Prempracha, Pracha-uthit and Bumrung Rawiwan schools. Other two located in Sai Mai are Wat Ko Suwannaram and Soi Annex schools, and Sam Wa Mosque school which is in Khlong Sam Wa district. The two remaining schools in Thawi Watthana are Khlong Ton Sai and Khlong Thawi Watthana schools.
BANGKOK, 30 October 2011 (NNT)-Reporter : NUPPOL SUVANSOMBUT
News Date : 30 October 2011