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Offline Johnnie F.

Schools, temples damaged by floods
« on: October 22, 2010, 04:03:03 PM »
Schools, temples damaged by floods

A total of 476 schools and 589 temples in flood-hit provinces were reported to have been damaged by floods.

Education Minister Chinaworn Boonyakiat said on Friday  the Offfice of Basic Education Commission had been assigned to provide assistance to the schools.

Although most of the schools are scheduled to open for the new semester on Nov 1, they may be allowed to open later if necessary.

The Office of National Buddhism concluded that flooding had caused damage to 589 temples in 14 districts of 10 provinces.

They included 323 temples in Nakhon Ratchasima and 85 in Lop Buri.  Others were in Chaiyaphum, Saraburi, Prachin Buri and Nakhon Sawan.

People who wish to make a donation for these temples can contact the Buddhist Monastery Division at tel. 02-4414539.

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