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Press Releases
Date of Issue Title/Agency Download
22 September 2005
UN: Former U.S. president Bill Clinton urges key actors to sustain and strengthen efforts at tsunami recovery Download
29 July 2005 UNDP: UNDP Strengthens Tsunami Early-Warning System in Thailand Download
28 July 2005 UN: UN Messenger of Peace Vijay Amritraj to visit tsunami areas Download
20 July 2005 FAO: Tsunami recovery in Thailand: US$1 million for building back fishing and farming communities Download
05 July 2005 UNDP: Soka Gakkai Thailand Joins UNDP To Empower Tsunami Affected People Download
24 June 2005 UNDP: Rolls-Royce Adds Power to UNDP Thailand Tsunami Effort Download
24 June 2005 UNFPA: Six months after the tsunami: UNFPA helps restore reproductive health capacity and promotes women's rights Download
23 June 2005 UN: Six months after tsunami, UN agencies say hardest work lies ahead Download
31 March 2005 FAO: Soil salinity problems are limited in tsunami affected countries: Planting could resume in many areas, but farmers are still facing other constraints Download
21 March 2005 FAO: Soil salinity problems are limited in tsunami affected countries: Planting could resume in many areas, but farmers are still facing other constraints Download
02 March 2005 UNDP: Livelihoods Next Step to Tsunami Recovery in Thailand, says UNDP Official Download
28 February 2005 FAO: Post-tsunami: FAO calls for extensive public participation in rebuilding coastal fishery communities Download
25 January 2005 FAO: Tsunami: FAO support for poor artisan fishing and farming communities Download
05 January 2005 ILO: Statement by the ILO Director-General on the response to the earthquake and tsunami in the Indian Ocean Area Download

News and Events                                                                                         

Building Back Better in Koh Lanta, Photo Essay: Expanding Community Access to Water  

A Year After the Tsunami: Thailand Making Progress, Needs to Address Longer-Term Challenges

UN, Thailand launch trust fund for Indian Ocean tsunami early warning system

Migrants in tsunami-hit Thai regions need more access to health services, says UN study

Vijay Amritraj - Messenger of Peace visit


Articles and Stories

'Building Back Better' articles:Although it is important to emphasize that recovery and reconstruction is a long-term process, the technical assistance delivered by UN agencies in Thailand is already benefiting families and communities in the tsunami-affected areas. Find out how in these articles.


Rising sales for batik shirts produced by World Vision’s livelihood center in Ban Nai Rai

Tsunami communities reborn - Rebuilding livelihoods better than before (December 2005)

Post-Tsunami Rehabilitation Using Traditional Performing Arts in the South and                   South-East Asian Sub- Region (August 30 2005)

Strong will leading the way for Thai island hit by tsunami (June 23 2005)

Thailand: Psychosocial activities help children cope with tragedy(21 June 2005)

Thailand: Orphaned by the tsunami, 1000 km from the sea (21 June 2005)

New post-tsunami vision for Koh Lanta unveiled (13 May 2005)

In Thailand, the tourist industry fights back (April 2005)

Extending Help to Migrant Communities Hit by Tsunami (March 02 2005)

Media Monitoring

To find out what the Thai media is saying about tsunami recovery, please refer to the media monitoring carried out on a weekly basis by the UN since the middle of June

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