Groups working with/for refugees from Burma/Myanmar
|Title:|| ||International Rescue Committee in Myanmar
|Description/subject:|| ||"In 2008, the International Rescue Committee launched aid programs in Myanmar (also known as Burma) following the devastation wrought by Cyclone Nargis. Today, the IRC provides health, water and sanitation, livelihoods and social development programs in some of the most remote areas of the country including Rakhine, Chin and Kayah states"|
|Source/publisher:|| ||International Rescue Committee (IRC)|
|Date of entry/update:|| ||15 February 2009|
|Title:|| ||TBC's camp population figures
|Description/subject:|| ||Figures back to December 1998|
|Source/publisher:|| ||The Border Consortium (TBC)|
|Date of entry/update:|| ||24 December 2012|
|Title:|| ||Thailand-Myanmar Cross Border Portal
|Description/subject:|| ||"The Information Management Common Service Portal is open to all humanitarian organizations as a way to help disseminate information that will assist refugees - in the nine Temporary Shelters located along Thailand’s border with Myanmar - in reaching freely informed decisions concerning their future lives, including the possibility of a voluntary return home. The information will be up-to-date and accurate, of a non-political and impartial nature concerning the socio-economic, human development and humanitarian activities taking place in southeast Myanmar."|
|Language:|| ||Burmese, English, Karen|
|Date of entry/update:|| ||11 February 2014|
|Title:|| ||The Border Consortium - TBC (formerly Thailand Burma Border Consortium - TBBC)
|Description/subject:|| ||"Very useful site, well-structured, with lots of material on IDPs and refugees..." .....Now the site has been re-organised and I find it difficult to find stuff.
"TBBC is a registered charity in England and Wales, a consortium of nine international NGOs from seven countries providing food, shelter and non food items to refugees and displaced people from Burma. TBBC also engages in research on the root causes of displacement and refugee outflows. Programmes are implemented in the field through refugees, community based organisations and local partners.
With increased focus on a rights based approach, the organisation is committed to meeting international humanitarian best practices..
The organisation is based in Bangkok, Thailand with field offices in Mae Hong Son, Mae Sariang, Mae Sot and Sangklaburi. "|
|Language:|| ||English, Burmese|
|Source/publisher:|| ||The Border Consortium -TBC (formerly the Thailand Burma Border Consortium - TBBC)|
|Format/size:|| ||html, pdf|
|Alternate URLs:|| ||http://www.theborderconsortium.org/resources/key-resources/|
|Date of entry/update:|| ||27 July 2006|