The government has approved the allocation of the 18 million baht budget to establish a sea rescue center for Andaman region. Plans will be put into action in the pillar provinces. Those are three tourist destinations namely Phuket, Phang-nga and Krabi.
Part of the budget is to spend for the provision of 3 speed boats. Each of which to base at Phuket, Krabi, and Disaster Prevention and Mitigation Regional Center 18. The rest of the budget is to invest into volunteer training and development.