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Donate today to help refugee children like Ella who need life-saving care

Six-year-old Ella hasn’t spoken since a bomb exploded outside her house. She’s so terrified she can’t speak. War, famine and disasters force families to leave their homes in the hope of finding safety. Often, they have only the clothes they are wearing. They arrive with nothing – not even the bare essentials needed for survival.

We urgently need your help to protect them. Food. Clean water. Shelter – you can help provide refugee children and their families with what they need to survive.


20 Baht a day

Could provide water filters, which will provide clean water for drinking, cooking and cleaning to 9 families.

33 Baht a day

Could provide all-season tents to keep a family safe and warm.


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Refugees in Thailand


Today there are some 97,000 refugees in Thailand. Most refugees (91,803 as of January 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:

96,803 people

Number of camps in Thailand:

9 camps

Map of Thailand and the camps

Last updated 31 January 2021

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