News and Updates
Flooding and Landslide Incident in Ban Mae La Oon Camp
On 16th September continuous heavy rain caused a land slip at the Ban Mae La Oon refugee camp leading to the death of a two-year-old girl, 12 injured and several missing. TBC responded in coordination with NGOs and the UNHCR to support those affected.
93 Refugees Repatriated from Thailand-Myanmar Border Camps
Irrawaddy reports that Ninety-three Myanmar refugees from five camps along the Thailand-Myanmar border returned to their homes on Monday through a voluntary repatriation program facilitated by the UNHCR, and the Thai and Myanmar governments.
Annual Report - 2017
This report covers the period January to December 2017 and outlines TBC’s progress based on the organisation’s Strategic Directions for Thailand and Burma/Myanmar 2017–2019. TBC’s programmes reached more than 195,000 men, women, and children—about 97,0001 in nine refugee camps in Thailand, and 98,000 in 191 villages in southeast Burma/Myanmar.
Conservation and the Right to Return in Tanintharyi Region
The Conservation Alliance of Tanawthari assess alternative visions of forest conservation, customary tenure and land restitution for displaced communities in a new report launched in February 2018.
Reflections on Trends
Donors and diplomats joined TBC’s board of directors, member organisations and senior staff between 13th and 16th November 2017 to reflect on contextual and programmatic trends during a series of meeting in Mae Sot and an exposure visit to Mae La refugee camp.