Workers move goods away from a warehouse to protect them from ...
Oct 16th, 2011
(Reuters) - Workers move goods away from a warehouse to protect them from the floods in Nonthaburi province, on the outskirts of Bangkok October 16, 2011. Relief workers reinforced barriers on Sunday to help defend Thailand's capital, Bangkok, from the country's worst floods in half a century and efforts were stepped up to protect a huge industrial estate to the city's north. REUTERS/Chaiwat Subprasom (THAILAND - Tags: DISASTER ENVIRONMENT) -
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