Bangkok's canal communities: Living on borrowed time before the next flood?

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Bangkok's canal communities: Living on borrowed time before the next flood?

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Floods are a challenge faced by many of Bangkok's poorest communities, often living on the city's intricate network of canals. And while the Thai capital has long faced the threat of flooding, climate change is threatening to amplify the risks. CNA's Jack Board explores what's next for Bangkok's canal communities and what's being done to mitigate the situation.

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