ASEAN commemorates Youth in Climate Action and Disaster Resilience Day 2021

An intergenerational dialogue titled ‘Teaming up with You(th) for a Disaster-Resilient and Climate-Friendly ASEAN’, was moderated by the ASEAN Youth Forum’s Programme Manager, Rastra Yasland.

Climate Change Could Force 49 Million People to Migrate in East Asia and the Pacific

Out-migration hotspots in agricultural areas of central Thailand and Myanmar coincide with areas expected to see declines in both water availability and crop productivity

Thailand cited as one of the ten most flood-affected countries in the world

Floods are by far the greatest natural hazard facing Thailand in terms of economic and human impacts. Thailand is cited as one of the ten most flood-affected countries in the world. Drought and cyclone impacts also represent major hazards. All may intensify in future climate scenarios.

The number of internally displaced people is at a 41.3 million record high

The number of internally displaced people is at a 41.3 million record high, and an increase of more than a million since the end of 2017.

Climate Change in South Asia : a threat for Thailand

Climate Change in South Asia : Rising temperatures and humidity due to climate change are likely to increase the number of days with unsafe “heat stress,” putting Thailand at risk of a significant drop in productivity

More needs to be done to help poorer countries adapt to climate change

More needs to be done to help poorer countries adapt to climate change, build resilience and prepare for more weather-related disasters, according to a new World Bank report released at the global climate change summit here where world leaders try to make progress to deal with the changing climate.

Flooding still worrisome, but not like 2011

Comparison of pictures of Thailand taken now and two years ago, shows that the level of flooding is much lower in 2013.

Flood alert at industrial estates

Several temples in the former Siamese capital have been flooded as irrigation officials closed a major sluice gate to prevent floodwaters from flowing into the town centre and industrial estates.