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28 Nov 2018 description
infographic The Border Consortium

Notes

  1. The verified caseload includes all persons, registered or not, confirmed living in camp & eligible for rations.

  2. The TBC Assisted Population is the number of beneficiaries who collected rations during the previous month. Rations are only provided to those who are physically present at distributions.

  3. The Royal Thai Government and UNHCR conducted a verification exercise of registered and unregistered refugees from January to April 2015. This is updated on a monthly basis.

14 Nov 2018 description

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

Much progress has been made in recognising the inherent freedom and equality of all people since the Universal Declaration of Human Rights was proclaimed by the United Nations General Assembly seventy years ago. However, the challenge of leaving no one behind in pursuit of survival, livelihoods and dignity is arguably greater now than ever. This report assesses human security in rural areas of south eastern Myanmar and fi nds that vulnerability and resilience are the legacy of protracted con fl ict and displacement.

31 Oct 2018 description
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Karen version

INTRODUCTION

This training manual is for field staff working in the camps along the Thailand/Myanmar border (Nutrition Officers and Camp-based workers). However, it can be used by staff working along the border, outside of camps. The materials are relevant for both settings and the terminology can be easily adapted. The manual focuses on Infant and Young Child Feeding (IYCF), maternal nutrition and on measuring nutrition/malnutrition. There are 12 modules.

Purpose

31 Oct 2018 description

*The Committee for Coordination of Services to Displaced Persons in Thailand (CCSDPT) is the coordinating committee for 13 NGOs working in nine refugee camps along the Thailand/Myanmar border.

TBC and CCSDPT Health Agencies conducted nutrition surveys of children 6-59 months of age in all camps in 2017.

Survey Methods

05 Oct 2018 description

On the evening of 16th September continuous heavy rain caused a land slip at the Ban Mae La Oon refugee camp, Sop Moei District in Mae Hong Son Province. As the incident took place after dark, camp residents were not immediately aware of the extent of the damage. When it became clear that some houses in the section had disappeared, the camp leadership mobilised the community to search for survivors. A two-year-old girl was found dead from head injuries – a further 12 residents were injured and 7 were unaccounted for.

27 Apr 2018 description
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Executive Summary

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.

28 Feb 2018 description

Background: USAID and DfID have been TBC’s primary sources of funding for food assistance to the Shan and Karen IDP camps since 2006.

A 40% decrease in DfID humanitarian funding in 2017 led to TBC withdrawing this contribution to the IDP camps and prioritising support for the refugee camps in Thailand. The expiration of a multi‐year funding commitment from USAID in August 2017 then induced the cessation of food aid to the IDP camps.

04 Apr 2017 description

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

This report covers the period January – December 2016. It outlines progress based on the Strategic Directions for Thailand and Burma/Myanmar 2013-2017. TBC’s programmes reached over 210,000 men, women, and children – 100,000 in nine refugee camps in Thailand, and 110,000 in 24 townships in SE Burma/Myanmar.