Application of Science and Technology for Community Water-Related Disaster Risk Reduction

Publication Date : 2016-01-01
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Countries : Thailand
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Document Type : Report
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In a predominantly agricultural country like Thailand, "water is life". However, water-related hazards such as flood and landslide, drought and saltwater intrusion affect people's lives and cause economic losses. In addition, wastewater caused by unsustainable practices at household level as well as agriculture and industrial sectors is increasingly a problem.