Floodwaters have receded from two communities in Khon Kaen. Having lost their rice harvest this season, many farmers are awaiting compensation from the government, worried they will be unable to pay off their agricultural loans. As community members return to their daily lives, many are calling for better dam management.
Two communities in Khon Kaen struggle with this year’s flooding. Donations have come in from private organizations and companies, yet many needs remain unaddressed.
The Isaan Record14/11/2017
This is Part 1 in a series telling stories about how community members’ everyday lives have been affected. In the past two weeks, the threat of rising waters has brought uncertainty to the lives of one community in the form of flooded fields, crop failure, and restoration efforts.
The Isaan Record24/10/2017
A giant peace symbol rises on a wide field of grass between the calm shores of Ubol Ratana Reservoir and the rolling hills of Nam Phong National Park in Khon Kaen Province. Praijit “Dear” Srimuang-on, a thirty-year-old Khon Kaen native, and his team are preparing the grounds for tomorrow’s “E-San Music Festival” that is expected […]