Flood in Bangkok

As most of you know, the flood in Thailand is stretching out even into Bangkok.

For the last 3-4 years, we have given a few workshops in Bangkok with a huge help of Pao's and her husband Kob, and we could make a lot of friends.

In the end of March, right after the natural disaster struck the north of Japan, we gave a workshop where many attendees gave us blocks of "Anata to Watashi no Quilt (Patch for Japan)" and donations as if it happened in their country, which touched our hearts deeply.

According to Kob, parts in blue are already flooded.
The center of Bangkok is still in white, which means it is not affected yet, but water is approaching from many directions.

They live in a district called Bang Kapi and water is just 20 km away from there.

The end of the month will be the key, as they say the sea level will reach the highest point around the time.

We all hope everything will get back to normal as soon as possible.

BBC says
Prime Minister calls it "national crisis" and says "It will be impossible to protect all of the capital from flooding because of a build-up of water to the north."
And the new government led to confusion over the real level of threat to Bangkok.

Everything started with a heavy monsoon rain that began in July.
It has been already 3 months.

Here I would like to share some photos sent from Kob.

It damages its industry and agriculture so there will be something that we can help them with.

We will keep you posted!

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