news conference (Thailand Tsunami)

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The Thai Red Cross Society:

Press Conference Strong Tsunamis Attack December 26th 2004 in Bangkok Maha Chakri Sirindhorn Executive Vice-President The Thai Red Cross Society

What Happened?:

What Happened? When: December 26th 2004 at 9: 30 am local time What: a 9.0 magnitude earthquake Where: below the Indian Ocean

What is a Tsunami? :

What is a Tsunami? Japanese word for “harbor wave” A series of waves caused by the displacement of a large volume of a body of water

Damages:

Damages 5, 000 have been reported as dead More affected Destruct the environment and the local ecosystems

Government response and Thai Red Cross effort:

Government response and Thai Red Cross effort Established the Southern Disaster Victim Relief collaboration Centre Addressed the humanitarian needs Establish emergency fund

Questions:

Questions How certain are you about whether laws have been broken? Can this happen elsewhere? How much will all this cost?

For more information and follow-up questions::

For more information and follow-up questions: Contact: Thai Provincial Red Cross Chapter Address: 1871 8th floor Terdprakiat Building, Rama IV Road, Patumwan, Bangkok 10330. Phone: 0-2256-4043 Website: http://www.redcross.or.th/old/english/home/