As we swap out old for new, pages will be in transition. Thanks for your patience — please keep coming back to see the improvements. New rapid nutritional assessment survey of Aceh released ACEH, 15 April - A survey of more than households in the aftermath of the tsunami in Aceh confirms the immediate nutritional needs of high-risk groups in tsunami-affected areas have been met. For tsunami homeless, sanitation a critical concern NEW YORK, 25 January — Hundreds of thousands of tsunami survivors living in temporary camps face a growing risk of water-borne disease due to flooding of toilets and inadequate numbers of toilets and bathing facilities, UNICEF said today. Hundreds of schools destroyed by tsunami NEW YORK, 14 January — Children in some of the areas affected by the Indian Ocean tsunami began returning to school this week even though the disaster destroyed or damaged over one thousand schools and killed thousands of teachers. The UNICEF kits are packed with blankets, clothing, utensils, soap, mosquito nets and other essential items to help families contend with the after-effects of the recent tsunami disaster.
It is bordered by Cambodia to the east, Laos to the north, Myanmar and the Andaman Sea to the west, and the Gulf of Thailand and Malaysia to the south, covering the area of , square kilometres. Thailand has mountainous area in northern part, and Menam Chao Phraya delta in the central part which is one of the greatest rice-growing areas in the world. The climate is a tropical climate which has rainy season from May to October. In the north and central regions, it has high precipitation from August to October, which causes frequent floods. The capital is Bangkok.
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The East Asian snowstorms of — were heavy winter storms , including blizzards , ice storms , and other winter events, that affected East Asia from 8 May to 28 February The areas affected included Mongolia , China the P. As this occurred, unusually heavy rain hit Brazil , southern Bangladesh , Italy and Argentina.