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Protection by Presence

Protection by Presence

Hana Zabalawi was a refugee herself, but now she’s on the other side. In the pouring rain she offers hope to people with deeply uncertain futures.

Refugees in Thailand

Refugees in Thailand

Today there are 106,815 refugees living in 9 refugee camps in Thailand (as of September 2015). Most refugees are ethnic minorities from Myanmar, mainly Karen and Karenni, who live in nine camps in four provinces along the Thai-Myanmar border. Refugees in Thailand have been fleeing conflict and crossing Myanmar's eastern border jungles for the safety of Thailand for nearly 30 years.



Numbers of refugees in Thailand:

106,815 people

Living in:

9 camps


Map of Thailand and the camps


Last updated 10 June 2015

Angelina Jolie