15 Oct '11, 12pm

Deadly Floods in Thailand Are A Symptom of a Larger Problem

Flooding in Lopburi, Thailand. Photo: withit / CC Since July, floods have ravaged Thailand, causing $3 billion in damage and killing nearly 300 people. But as the waters approach the capital city, Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra says he is confident that Bangkok's defenses will hold, reported Reuters . The flood walls, dikes and dams are all that stand between the city's 9 million residents and water levels expected to reach more than seven feet high. Flooding in September in Ban Phattha Ya, Chon Buri. Photo: anothersaab / CC That is not to say that the country has escaped unscathed. Along with the loss of human life, industrial output has largely ground to a halt as entire towns are submerged. More than 700,000 homes have been damaged , many destroyed. In Bangkok, residents have cleared stores of basic provisions and are prepared for the worst, though they are likely t...

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