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17 Oct 2017 description
report European Union

On Monday 16 October 2017 the Council adopted the EU Annual Report on Human Rights And Democracy in the World in 2016.

2016 was a challenging year for human rights and democracy, with a shrinking space for civil society and complex humanitarian and political crises emerging. In this context, the European Union showed leadership and remained strongly committed to promote and protect human rights and democracy across the world.

16 Oct 2017 description

Total Assessments 124

Verified Return Villages 63

Refugee Villages of Origin 79

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16 Oct 2017 description

Total Assessments 521

Verified Return Villages 196

Refugee Villages of Origin 315

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16 Oct 2017 description

Total Assessments 138

Verified Return Villages 31

Refugee Villages of Origin 58

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16 Oct 2017 description

Total Assessments 77

Verified Return Villages 38

Refugee Villages of Origin 57

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16 Oct 2017 description

Total Assessments 173

Verified Return Villages 60

Refugee Villages of Origin 118

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16 Oct 2017 description

Total Assessments 9

Verified Return Villages 4

Refugee Villages of Origin 3

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16 Oct 2017 description
report Bangkok Post

BMA sets up special centres for afflicted

People in several Central Plains provinces have begun bearing the brunt of the Chao Phraya River overflow.

The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) plans to set up operation centres in flood-prone areas so that help can be provided to victims without delay.

Deputy Bangkok governor Jakkapan Phiewngam said officials will be on standby around the clock at the centres.

12 Oct 2017 description
report Jungle Aid

Background on Pala U Noi Village

This village has approximately 40 households with 200 residents.  Jungle Aid has been visiting and supporting this village for 6 years.  We have held regular emergency medical clinics, health promotion classes, supported hospital visits, provided basics such as rice and medicines, clothes, shoes, hygiene and stationery, installed water tanks and support access to school for all children under 16 years old.

Over the years’ Jungle Aid has achieved a huge amount:

03 Oct 2017 description

Executive Committee of the High Commissioner’s Programme

Overview of UNHCR’s operations in Asia and the Pacific

A. Situational context including new developments

03 Oct 2017 description

This month, August 12 is a special day, the 85th birthday of present King’s mother and it is also recognized and celebrated as Mother’s Day and therefore, it is celebrated in all the refugees’ camps. It is also the day recognized by ethnic Karen as Martyr Day and many refugees joined the celebration in Karen State, Burma. In Arakan State, Burma, since the beginning of this month, there has been communal violence and till now, more than 400 people reported being killed and hundreds of thousand being displaced. The displacement is really sad news.

03 Oct 2017 description

This Situation Update describes events occurring in Kawkareik Township, Dooplaya District between November 2016 and January 12th, 2017, including military activity, education, business development, livelihoods, healthcare, natural conservation, drug use and the return to Myanmar of refugees from Nu Poe refugee camp on the Thailand border.

27 Sep 2017 description

In Thailand, two sub-districts in Sena District, Ayutthaya Province, have been flooded because the rainy season arrived early this year since June. Therefore, Taiwan Buddhist Tzu Chi Foundation in Thailand held an aid distribution with 1,200 families favored.

25 Sep 2017 description
report European Union

The European Union has been at the forefront of the international community’s re-engagement with Myanmar as the country has advanced in making significant reforms and opened up to the world. The EU is firmly committed to supporting Myanmar and its people on its path to democracy, peace and prosperity, thereby also strengthening the Association of South-East Asian Nations (ASEAN), the EU’s natural partner in South-East Asia.

18 Sep 2017 description

Total Assessments 172

Verified Return Villages 60

Refugee Villages of Origin 117

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18 Sep 2017 description

Total Assessments 9

Verified Return Villages 4

Refugee Villages of Origin 3

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