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Could provide ongoing support for shelter, education and psychological support.

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Refugees in Thailand

Today there are some 97,000 refugees in Thailand. Most refugees (91,818 as of March 2021, under reverification) are ethnic minorities from Myanmar, mainly Karen and Karenni, who live in nine camps in four provinces along the Thai-Myanmar border. There are also approximately 5,000 refugees and asylum-seekers of some 40 nationalities who live in Bangkok and the surrounding urban areas

Numbers of refugees in Thailand:

96,818 people

Number of camps in Thailand:

9 camps

Map of Thailand and the camps

Last updated 31 March 2021

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