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Thailand: Flood: 2017/01/06 Country Information on DRR

Period 2017/01/06
Country or District Thailand
Event Type Flood
Outline Widespread flooding in southern Thailand has killed 21 people, hit rubber production in the region and shut down infrastructure.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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Bangkok Post 2017/01/29
The flood death toll in the South reached 91 yesterday. Four people remain missing, according to the Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation (DDPM). About 1.8 million people and 590,000 families have suffered from the floods\\\\\\\' effects. The floods have also damaged 4,314 roads, 348 bridges, 270 drains, 126 weirs, two reservoirs, 70 government offices and 2,336 schools.

ECHO 2017/01/24
According to local media the death toll due to the heavy rain that has been affecting the southern areas of the country over the past month continues to raise. At least 63 deaths have been reported. They also reported that over 65,000 people have been evacuated across the southern provinces of the country.

IFRC 2017/01/18
According to an update issued by the Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation (DDPM) on 16 January, 44 people have been confirmed dead as a result of the floods, with two missing. The floods have forced thousands of people to evacuate to safer places. In all, it is estimated that more than 1.6 million people have been affected by the floods and over 531,911 houses have been damaged.

DEPECHO 2017/01/13
As of 13 January at 7:00 (UTC), local media reported that the death toll has reached 36 people. It is estimated that more than 1 million people have been affected by the floods, and more than 360,000 houses have been damaged.

Reuters 2017/01/10
The death toll from days of unseasonable rain rose to 25 and more than 360,000 households, or about a million people, have been affected by the floods.

Reuters 2017/01/09
The death toll from the floods stood at 21 on 9 January with more than 330,000 households affected, according to the Department Disaster Prevention and Mitigation.