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Thailand: ICRC helps detainees and families restore contact

The floods that submerged large parts of northern and central Thailand in recent weeks forced the Thai prison authorities to evacuate 8,000 inmates from four prisons in Ayutthaya province. Most of their families were also affected by the floods, many losing their homes and having to flee the rising waters themselves. Knowing that their relatives were in flooded prisons added to their suffering.

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