Community has a plan to reconstruct the guardhouse to replace the previous on that was damaged by floods, but this activity is not included with Mitigation activity under CBDRR project. Community committee is developing the proposal and will be submitting to other local authorities.
Be prepared and be aware are very important to response to any kind of disaster. Once that disaster hit, the harmonize of community will reduce lost and damage of life and property in the community. Also monitoring and evaluation of information from different sources would help community to prepare with the worst case.
Baan pao community surangrat from Thai Red Cross
Baan Pao Community
Baan Pao sub-district, Mae tang district, Chiang Mai
Baan Pao community is located in plain area near Ping
River. It is surrounded by school, Sub district
Administrative Organization and health promoting
hospital. The distance from Chiang Mai’s city to the
community is 54 Km. There are 111 households, 297
inhabitant (male 115, female 182). Agriculture is the
primary occupation of this community.
Community participation in “Community resilience
building and analysis through Community Based Disaster
Risk Reduction (CBDRR) Project”
Baan Pao community is facing flash flood and
heavy rain nearly every year. From 2006 to 2008 ,
there were 30 houses and farmland damaged by
heavy rain that caused the Ping river to overflow.
The community has insufficient disaster
knowledge management plan, but they are
experienced in dealing with this disaster.
Warning system is based on communication from
village to village
Preparedness, response and recovery plan are not
yet in place
Is there any change?
The community has a clear structure of community
committee well organized in sector.
Community has a systematic disaster plan and is able to
apply the risk assessment tool to identify its capacities
The participation of community members increased.
They are aware of their role and responsibility and able
to conduct the simulation exercise
Having Community agreement
Following the decision of the majority
Thai health promotion foundation
Provincial Administration Organization (PAO)
Sub district Administration Organization (SAO)
To be prepared and aware is very important to
response to any kind of disaster.
The unity of the community will reduce damage
and save life.
Monitoring and evaluation of information from
different sources would help community to be
ready in dealing with the worst case.