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PHUKET: The organizers of a convoy of relief supplies for 700 homeless families in the Khao Lak area and for others further north have appealed for donations of more items to fill the vehicle, which leaves tomorrow.

What follows is a list of items requested by the Khuk Khak Tambon Administration Organization and the Takua Pa District Office, with the approximate unit price in brackets.

– Gas stoves (with gas bottles) (B650);

– Sets of cooking pots and pans (B700);

– Sets of plastic or metal bowls, plates, spoons and forks (B500);

– Enough baby milk powder to support 200 children (B300);

– 200 bottles for baby milk (B50);

– Water-carrying tanks with handles (B300);

– Shampoo (B70);

– Toothbrushes (B30);

– Toothpaste (B100);

– Disinfectant (B150);

– Washing-up detergent (B30);

– Detergent for clothes (B50);

– Scouring pads (B10);

– Bed kits (sleeping bags) (B500);

– Pillows (B100);

– Candy for kids (B50);

– Cooking sauces (fish, soy, Maggi etc) (B30);

– Cooking oil (B100);

– Balm (ya mong) for relieving mosquito bites, headaches etc (B10).

A collection point for items has been set up at 18/177 Moo 5, Wichit Songkram Rd., Tambon Wichit, Muang, Phuket. To get there, take the road toward Kathu from the Darasamut Intersection (Central Festival) and turn first left after the Makro store. The collection point is on the ground floor of the large red-roofed building on the left.

The collection point will be open today until 8 pm. The convoy will leave after loading tomorrow, probably around midday.

For further information call Sam Sethi at Tel: 01-8929208; David Rich at Tel: 06-6894437; Rani Rich at Tel: 09-9083084 or Michael Hosking at Tel: 09-8663799.


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