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Winter Blankets and Clothing Donated in Phayao

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PHAYAO – The Provincial Administrative Organization in Phayao Province and several local social clubs yesterday donated 700 blankets to students and senior citizens in the cold struck Phusang District of Phayao.Aside from the winter clothes, the team also gave sports equipment and stationery to schools in the area, which is being hit by a cold spell due to its high hilly terrain.

Authorities said the temperature in Phayao continues to drop, with the minimum temperature at 10.4 degrees Celsius presently. All districts in the province are declared as cold disaster-hit areas.

According to the officials, more than 87,000 people in the province lack proper winter gear. However, government units and private organizations have joined hands in finding blankets and warm clothes for 50,000 people. The officials are inviting public donations, both in cash and kind, to help those still waiting for help. – See more at: http://thainews.prd.go.th/centerweb/newsen/NewsDetail?NT01_NewsID=WNSOC5712260010016#sthash.tRCzFmHm.dpuf

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