The Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation has set up special centers to help people affected by cold snaps nationwide.

Director-General of the Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation Chatchai Phromlert said the department was working with all sectors to proactively assist the people based on their needs. Winter clothes and blankets were being handed out to them, the official said.

The department encourages people to contact its provincial offices or the special centers for help. They can also conveniently contact the department’s hotline 1784, which operates around the clock.

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