Tuesday, November 01, 2011

Eco-toilets sent to flood victims

Eco-toilets sent to flood victims

Dentist Dr Surasing Wisarutrat, Deputy Public Health Physician of Chiang Mai, revealed that the Chiang Mai Provincial Public Health Office has sent a team of doctors and volunteers to assist flood victims in the central region for the second time.

So far, a hundred of doctors, nurses, and public health volunteers have been sent along with 27 mobile public health vehicles. On the second visit, the Chiang Mai Provincial Public Health Office, in cooperation with Rajamangala University of Technology Lanna Payap Campus, gave 100 sets of mobile toilets each consisting of plastic chair and lid to the flood victims in Nong Tao sub-district, Kao Liew district, Nakhon Sawan province.

The emergency toilets, which can bear weight of more than 100 kilograms, are easily used and environmentally friendly as they can be cleaned up with the use of antiseptic liquid, or EM, and lime, after which they can be reused.

The first lot of 500 eco toilets is targeted to be delivered to flooded areas constantly, the Chiang Mai Deputy Public Health Physician added.

CHIANG MAI, 31 October 2011 (NNT) – Reporter : Boonyanut Chompan
News Date : 31 October 2011

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