26 March 2020 – Emergency Situation in all of Thailand declared

Type of Intervention: Executive Order
Sectors Involved: Civil Defence
Intervention Categories: Legal and policy; Declaring state of emergency
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: Prime Minister Prayuth Chan Ocha

Overview: Thai Government announced an emergency decree to be enforced on 26th March 2020 stating declaration of an Emergency Situation in all areas of the Kingdom of Thailand
Full details here: http://www.mfa.go.th/protocol/contents/files/news-20200402-133155-705322.pdf

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Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group, Perception of an increased threat
Source of Evidence or Justification: National – government
Evidence/Justification: Prime Minister Prayuth Chan Ocha has issued a National Emergency Decree effective until April 30th. This decree authorizes government agencies to effect or enforce specific actions necessary to reduce transmission of the pandemic virus and bring the epidemic under control. The public is requested to remain inside their homes (10pm and 4am) and to strictly limit all social contacts.