Thailand and Burma Border

Burma and Thailand Border

Home page (DE) TB is the principal supplier of basic necessities, shelters and other assistance to some 92,000 Burmese/Myanmar displaced persons who live in nine refugee centres in the west of Thailand. The EU also assists in the reconstruction and EU-led developments in the conflict-affected areas of south-eastern Burma/Myanmar. The TBC and CCSDPT Health Agencies carry out nutritional research among 6-59 month old infants in all 9 of them.

The biennial survey is carried out to assess overeating incidence and investigate trend patterns in cases of severe and chronic nutritional deficiency, micronutrition, infant and young children's nutrition (IYCF), household hunger and food consumption. You can find a detailed survey of the refugee status and the TBC's programs, strategy and financial position in the current TBC 2017 Business Review.

The TBC Academy created a complete Trainer of Trainer Nrition Curriculum with 12 modules (6 Basic and 6 Advance Topics). This handbook offers coaches standardised methodologies and contents for dietary workout, available in English and Karen. Myanmar and Thailand in brief: Alternate vision of forestry protection, common ownership and return of lands for expelled congregations in a new English and Myanmari.

Populations of camps for May 2018, actualized by camps committee. In the context of its 2016 business review, TBC presented five of its most important operations in brief video clips. Below you will find the high points of the work of TBC and the fugitive groups on the topics of diet, community-based managment of biological resources, ration cards, accommodation and choice of camps.

Municipal and civic groups have an important role to help support migration groups along the border between Thailand and Burma/Myanmar. There are nine Thai warehouses providing sanctuary for some 98,000 Burmese/Myanmar IDPs.

Thailand/Burma border area

Burma (or Myanmar) is one of the longest civilian conflicts in the history of the nation, which began after its sovereignty in 1948. Fights between Burma's opposition groups and the Myanmar army continue in many areas, among them the Karen state in the east, which now ranks second only to Afghanistan for landmines. During the decade long warmongering process several hundred thousand refugees were displaced from their houses and live in Thai border camps. 2.

Sangkhlaburi county in northern Thailand has 47,000 inhabitants, half of whom come from ethnical groups, among them those expelled from the neighboring Karen state. The Karen, with a total of over 7 million inhabitants, are more than a mere majority, they have all the basic characteristics of a country, as well as its own past, languages, culture, country and economy.

Karen are inherently easy, co-operative, honest, modest and peace-loving. In Thailand, about 140,000 Karen migrants live in refugee camp. Some 50,000 Karen returnees have been relocated to America, Canada, Australia and Europe. Thailand's authorities have made several efforts to return Karen returnees who live within the Thai border to Burma.

Karen Revolution is more than just a fight for surviving the repression, exploit and rule of the Burma government. The Karen have been calling for freedom over an autonomous Karen state since 1976.

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