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Storm Bebinca wreaks havoc in Thailand

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Storm Bebinca wreaks havoc in Thailand

Thai authorities said on August 17 that people in 11 villages in northern Thailand’s Nan province had to leave their homes while a resident was electrocuted on August 16 after storm Bebinca made landfall and caused heavy rains and flash floods in the country.

Ministry questioned on resettlement for those affected by projects

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Ministry questioned on resettlement for those affected by projects

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has been asked to clarify policies on compensation and support for resettlement when building irrigational and hydropower works; dam and reservoir safety; and measures to stabilise ethnic minorities’ lives in the northern mountainous region.

ASEAN Secretary General visits victims of Lao dam collapse

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ASEAN Secretary General visits victims of Lao dam collapse

A delegation led by Lim Jock Hoi, Secretary General of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), on July 29 visited people who were affected by the collapse of the Sepien-Senamnoi hydropower dam in Sanamxay district of Laos’ Attapeu province.