|Country or District||Thailand|
|Outline||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.|
|Human Impact||Physical Impact||Others|
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.