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A motorcycle floats in floodwater in western Bangkok. Insurance costs for the disaster were expected to be around 20bn dollars - roughly half that of the 2001 World Trade Center attack.<br />
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Thailand's worst floods for 50 years finally reached the suburbs of Bangkok in October 2011. While the government dithered and argued with itself, more than 200 people died.

A motorcycle floats in floodwater in western Bangkok. Insurance costs for the disaster were expected to be around 20bn dollars - roughly half that of the 2001 World Trade Center attack.

Thailand's worst floods for 50 years finally reached the suburbs of Bangkok in October 2011. While the government dithered and argued with itself, more than 200 people died.

Copyright Rob Few