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Duration 2008/09/28 In Thailand, the death toll from floods triggered by heavy monsoon rains has risen to 18, while nearly 190,000 people have been treated for water-related illnesses and injuries. Country or District Thailand Name Flood
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- IRIN News 2008/10/01
More than 200,000 people have fallen ill from waterborne diseases and 23 have died in the past 19 days of heavy flooding in north and north-east Thailand, government health authorities said.
- Reuters AlertNet 2008/09/28
Some 500,000 acres (200,000 ha) of farmland, most of it rice paddy, has been inundated, affecting roughly 2 percent of the total paddy for the 2008-09 growing season.
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