(SEAArch) Unesco assessments on Ayutthaya flood damage

(SEAArch) Unesco assessments on Ayutthaya flood damage

International experts of the United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) expressed concern about the stability of the monuments, foundations and decorative works at Thailand’s historic city of Ayutthaya after it was hit by the country’s most disastrous flooding in decades. “There is a need to closely monitor the condition of the sites and the affected monuments, especially in the next few months as foundations and structures dry out, as well as, of course, over the long-term,” said Tim Curtis, chief UNESCO’s Bangkok culture unit.

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