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Empathy Emergency Fund


Support from donors allow UNHCR to go straight into action.

Our emergency response mechanisms include contingency planning, mobilising global stockpiles of relief items and the immediate deployment of teams and trained personnel. 

Please support our efforts.


33 THB/Day

Could provide immunizations, water, food, shelter, and an emergency kit.

20 THB/Day

Could provide immunizations to refugee families to protect them from the disease in a different environment from their homeland.

Your donation will help support the efforts to protect people in need worldwide.

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Refugees in Thailand

Today there are some 96,000 refugees in Thailand. Most refugees (90,759 as of November 2022, 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:

95,759 people

Number of camps in Thailand:

9 camps

Map of Thailand and the camps

Last updated 30 November 2022

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