Flooding of Rojana Industrial Park, Ayutthaya

Flood waters affect multiple areas of Thailand during the Humanitarian Assessment Survey Team's aerial flood assessment north of Bangkok, Oct. 16. HAST, consisting of 10 Marines from III Marine Expeditionary Force, to assess damage caused by flooding in Thailand and possible support of III MEF to the Royal Thai Armed Forces. III MEF regularly trains to respond to natural disasters during exercises held on Okinawa and throughout the Asia-Pacific region. The role of the Marine Corps during any humanitarian assistance and disaster response is to rapidly respond with critically needed capabilities to deliver assistance and relief to areas requiring immediate aid. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Robert J. Maurer/Released)

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