Thailand

26 June 2014

Red Cross and Red Crescent at the 6th Asian Ministerial Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction

At the 6th conference in Bangkok, more than 25 National Societies joined the official delegation of the IFRC, and were deeply involved in panels and side events providing key contributions from the region.
From silence and shame to dignity and equity – the HIV response in Asia and the Pacific
4 December 2013

From silence and shame to dignity and equity – the HIV response in Asia and the Pacific

Members from the entire Red Cross Red Crescent Movement gathered two weeks ago to participate in the 11th International Congress on HIV/AIDS in Asia and the Pacific (ICAAP) in Bangkok.
'Every day work' providing exceptional results for flood-affected communities
10 October 2013

'Every day work' providing exceptional results for flood-affected communities

"Flooding like this is normal this time of year," explains one resident as she sits on boat outside her home. The Thai Red Cross hands her a large, white bag filled with dry goods, followed by a package of bottled water and rice.
The operation behind the global effort to support over 150 million people
30 January 2013

The operation behind the global effort to support over 150 million people

By Kate Roux in Bangkok Annually the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC), in partnership with its member Red Cross Red Crescent societies, takes part in more than 400 humanitarian operations worldwide. Behind the scenes, the IFRC Global Logistics Service meticulously manages the procurement, transport and delivery processes that make sure assistance reaches...
National Societies join forces in the name of disaster reduction
23 October 2012

National Societies join forces in the name of disaster reduction

Volunteers from Lao, Thailand and Viet Nam came together to work on disaster reduction strategies.
‘Mr. Radar’ shows the way forward for disaster risk reduction
12 October 2012

‘Mr. Radar’ shows the way forward for disaster risk reduction

The Thai Red Cross is using an innovative comic to inform children and their families about disaster risk reduction.
Thai Red Cross helping flood affected communities - one message at a time
5 October 2012

Thai Red Cross helping flood affected communities - one message at a time

By Kate Roux in Thailand Sheltered from the hot sun and gathered with a group of elderly men and women, Nangnoi explains the importance of the hygiene kit in her hands. Along with her messaging, she brings a warm smile and laughter into the community. Nangnoi is a nurse and staff member of the relief and community health bureau at The Thai Red Cross Society. She is providing critical informatio...
Thai Red Cross supports migrant families following floods in Bangkok
22 November 2011

Thai Red Cross supports migrant families following floods in Bangkok

More than 3.4 million people are still affected by Thailand’s worst flooding in more than five decades. Many communities across the country have been isolated for weeks
Communities cut off by flood waters on the outskirts of Bangkok
31 October 2011

Communities cut off by flood waters on the outskirts of Bangkok

On a good day it takes about 45 minutes to reach Bangkruai from central Bangkok. Although part of Nonthaburi province, the area is for all intents and purposes an outer suburb of Thailand’s capital – sitting on the opposite bank of the Chao Phraya River.
Record floods inch closer to Bangkok
28 October 2011

Record floods inch closer to Bangkok

Communities across Bangkok are bracing for the arrival of flood waters, with more than a billion cubic metres of water set to flow through or close to the city over the coming days and weeks starting this weekend.
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