The people are still concerned about the warning tower on the 18th anniversary of the tsunami. Is it still complete, honoring the tsunami on Phi Phi Island, Krabi Province, by completing three religious rites and granting the deceased merit, Sadness permeated the air.
26 December 2022 at 10:30 a.m. at the Aka Prasong Courtyard Phi Phi Harbor View Hotel, Ton Sai Beach, Moo 7, Phi Phi Island, Ao Nang Subdistrict, Mueang District, Krabi Province. Mr. Anuwat Modephring, Deputy Governor of Krabi Province, presided over the opening ceremony commemorating the 18th anniversary of the tsunami incident, which was attended by Thai and international citizens and tourists. To offer merit to the deceased, numerous people began the event with ceremonies from Buddhism, Christianity, and Islam. In the midst of sorrow, participants in the bouquet ceremony placed it in front of a photograph of those who perished in the disaster. There was also a ceremony to deliver a wreath, even though the tragedy occurred 18 years ago. provided to divers and constructed of stainless steel The facility is meant to be a learning and diving location for tourists and is located at the underwater tsunami monument in front of Koh Phi Phi, approximately 2 kilometers from the beach.
According to Ao Nang, the provinces around the Andaman coast, including Ranong, Phuket, Krabi, Trang, Phang Nga, and Satun, were affected by the tsunami tragedy that struck the Andaman coast on December 26, 2004 or 18 years ago. People’s lives and property were harmed by such occurrences. Phi Phi Island was mainly impacted in Krabi Province. There are foreign and Thai tourists. Unanticipated natural calamities claimed the lives of 722 individuals and left 587 others unaccounted for. Due to this occurrence, the government has grasped the significance of natural disasters. As a result, the 26th of December is designated annually as “National Disaster Prevention Day” to encourage the Thai people to be prepared and vigilant in the face of potential natural catastrophes. In order to reduce both property and life loss.
Mr. Phan Kham stated that a celebration was held by the Ao Nang Subdistrict Administrative Organization to commemorate the tsunami. He had worked nonstop for eighteen years, yet he was anxious about the tsunami warning tower. Until today, when he requested a tsunami warning, he was uncertain about this matter, which is not the responsibility of local government. There are in every province on the Andaman side, and it may or may not be used. And, as far as I can tell, there hasn’t been a test in a very long time.