Follow Friday #6


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The majority of news I've been following this week has been related to flooding, be it in Thailand, Vietnam, Pakistan or elsewhere. The folks who made that animated video about the Thailand floods came out with two more videos. This is part two. Cool, no?

And now for some more flood news…

Cambodia floods require continuing response
Most attention is on Thailand at the moment, but Cambodia is facing its own situation.

In pictures: Plan Thailand battles the elements to deliver flood-relief kits
Some pics I took of our trip out to Ayutthaya last weekend.

Asian floods expose child drowning epidemic
Worrying.

UN agencies voice concern at impact of South-East Asian floods on children
Another one about children in the floods.

Bangkok's Pain: Floodwater Surges Into the Thai Capital
The ever-reliable Andrew Marshall wades into the floods.

Thailand flooding update October 29, 2011: Bangkok’s flood defenses hold
Also ever reliable, Newley has his daily roundup of Thailand-flood news.

PAKISTAN: Sindh flood victims lack shelter as winter approaches
Report from IRIN.

Floods wash slowly through South East Asia
Nice overview of the region.

Special coverage: World awaits 7 billionth baby
As I've mentioned before, the world is going to have seven billion in it soon, give or take a few million. Anyway, I came across this excellent Nat Geo video on the subject:

Quick RIP mention for Jimmy Savile, who died today.

Some more Plan news now: the Plan logo is making an appearance at this weekend's inaugural Indian F1 Grand Prix, on the nose of the Williams cars, no less.

Plan F1!
Plan F1!

Children are not tourist attractions
A simple message that should be heard throughout Southeast Asia.

And just for fun, here's a video of my beloved Tin Pei Ling falling asleep in Singapore's parliament:

Last up, some Twitter users I've been digging: @James_East @StuColes @Good_Intents @newley @Saksith @natabene1 @DanielPhan @LilMsEditor

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