|Thailand : Drought : 1999/01-|
|Outline||6 million people in 44 provinces have been affected by Thailand's worst drought in decades. The drought situation could worsen during February to June this year.
|Human Impact||Physical Impact||Others|
|OCHA Situation Report No. 1 6 Feb.|
|In Bangkok, the Metropolitan Waterworks authority has started to cut tap water production and distribution by 10 per cent a day.
About 140,000 households or 500,000 people in Bangkok and nearby provinces will be affected by the cut.
|The Cabinet instructed all provinces and districts to form working groups whose mandate is to limit second rice crop farming which takes too heavy a toll on water resources.|
|Emergency Relief Information|