Local Government Profile
Patong - Thailand
 
 
Pian Keesin
MAYOR
Website of the city : www.patongcity.go.th/index.php
Size : 16.4 sq km
Population : 2010 - 18,580
Part Of : Thailand
Hazards : Drought, Flood, Storm Surge, Tsunami, Wild Fire
ROLE MODEL CITY

Tsunami Preparedness

HAZARD AND VULNERABILITY PROFILE
Major Disaster Risk


- Flood and mudslide : High risk
- Tsunami : Medium risk
- Fire : Medium risk
- Drought : Slight risk
- Windstorm : Slight risk
DISASTER AND RISK REDUCTION ACTIVITIES
- Put the buoys into the sea to notify people and tourist the dangerous zone.
- Conduct Road Safety Project that mainly concerns the Prevention and Reduction of road accident during the festivals.
- Conduct the training project for the volunteer in emergency and disaster.
- Organize emergency preparedness training and providing assistance for the mudslide victims
- Organize Tsnami evacuation plan drills.- Instruct people in the use of fire extinguishers and other emergency equipment.
- Distribute laflets and brochures in the aim to advocate people about disasters.
- Promote and encourage people of the sanitation- Renovate and retrofit the damaged building.
- Prepare the temporary shelters for the victims
- Contribute fund to the victims in preliminary.