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Refugee camps in Thailand. TBC’s main focus is to provide food, shelter and capacity-building support to Burmese refugees and displaced persons.

Refugee camps in Thailand. TBC’s main focus is to provide food, shelter and capacity-building support to Burmese refugees and displaced persons.

"The forgotten thousands" - Burmese refugee children in Thailand

"The forgotten Burmese refugee children at Hsa Thoo Lei - supported by The Thai Children's Trust

Burmese Refugees in Limbo, Mae La Refugee Camp, Thailand

Burmese refugees in limbo

The Mae La refugee camp, situated along the Burma-Thailand border, is home to around refugees. Mae La is the largest of nine camps along the Thai border where Burmese have lived in a stateless limbo for many years.

World Refugee Day

Thousands of refugees from Burma have lived confined to the refugee camps in Thailand for 30 years. Although refugee camps are hardly natural places to live, thousands have been born in the camps and never left.

Children playing in Mae La Oon refugee camp, three hour drive from across the mountains from the town of Mae Sariang, Thailand. (Photo: Burma Link)

Children playing in Mae La Oon refugee camp, three hour drive from across the mountains from the town of Mae Sariang, Thailand.

Mae La is the largest refugee camp for Burmese in Thailand. It was established in 1984 in Tak Province in the Dawna Range area and currently houses 50,000 refugees. Over 90% are of Karen ethnicity. Large proportion of weavers that work with us are base in Mae La.

Mae La is the largest refugee camp for Burmese in Thailand. It was established in 1984 in Tak Province in the Dawna Range area and currently houses refugees. Over are of Karen ethnicity. Large proportion of weavers that work with us are base in Mae La.

Daily Life At Mae La Camp Thailand's Largest Refugee Camp

Refugees From Burma Begin to Return From Camps in Thailand

Repatriation of refugees from Burma began with the voluntary, assisted return of 68 people who lived in camps along the Thai-Burma border

Ethnic Karen Burmese students study at a middle school inside the Mae La refugee camp, June 7, 2012 in Tak province, Thailand. The camp is situated along the Burma-Thailand border and is home to around 50,000 refugees. (Paula Bronstein/Getty Images) #

Daily life: June 2012

Ethnic Karen Burmese students study at a middle school inside the Mae La refugee camp, June 2012 in Tak province, Thailand. The camp is situated along the Burma-Thailand border and is home to around refugees.

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