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Thailand: Typhoon: 2002/04/29 Country Information on DRR

Period 2002/04/29
Country or District Thailand
Event Type Typhoon
Outline A freak tropical storm has killed five people at Thailand's largest refugee camp.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others
Yahoo asia News 2002/04/29
Dead: 5 people

Around 40,000 Karen people live in shelters near the Myanmar border. The storm made damaged about 300 bamboo shelters as it tore through the camp some 540 km (338 miles) north of Bangkok.

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Yahoo asia News 2002/04/29
Freak storm kills five in Thai refugee camp