2017 -08-18 Kracheng Event Summary



Event Summary:

As part of HDFF community activities, the Kracheng Community Based Flood Prevention Project was held on 18th of August 2017 in Kracheng, Ayuthaya. The training was prepared by Human Development Forum Foundation (HDFF), an organization based in Thailand and delivered by HDFF’s highly professional team and external experts as well as supported by the Royal Thai Armed Forces HQ Dep. J5 (Civil Military Affairs).

The training outlined the basic “useful knots” and illustrated how these knots can be used during disaster related circumstances, the 14 items which are useful/useless in flood caused evacuation, and sand sack filling for building a flood barrier and the demonstrations of correct filling procedure and sandbagging techniques.

The training was intended for representatives of the 3 villages of Kracheng (Ayuthaya Province) with a total number of participants 190 people of which, 70 were adults and approximately 120 kids who joined the activities and were provided with:

>basic useful knots;

>Useful/useless items during flood evacuation;

>a sandbag dam for flood protection

The training was well received with enthusiasm.


Host Service: HDFF and Royal Thai Armed Forces HQ Dep. J5(Civil Military Affairs)

Session date: Friday 18th August 2017

Location: Kracheng, Ayuthaya

Facilitator: HDFF team and external experts

Number of Attendees: 190