Mae Surin fire summary
Ten weeks ago, a massive fire swept through Ban Mae Surin refugee camp, killing 37 including children, the elderly and the disabled who were trapped by the fire, injuring more than 200, and destroying more than 400 homes and community buildings – schools, the medical clinic, and food warehouses. More than 2,300 people were left homeless in the worst tragedy with the highest death toll in the camps in 25 years.
TBC programme and appeal response update as of 30 May 2013.
1. TBC's Emergency appeal to raise 13,000,000 THB (USD 433,000). A PDF version of the appeal can be downloaded here.
. Satellite images taken 29 March 2013
. Situation Reports up to 5 June 2013
. Photos taken 08-18 April 2013 of temporary shelter
. Video Clips of aftermath taken 23 March 2013
. UNHCR press release 23 March 2013
. Video Clips of fire taken 22 March 2013