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 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 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:

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