News and Updates
Reflections on Trends
Donors and diplomats joined TBC’s board of directors, member organisations and senior staff between 13th and 16th November 2017 to reflect on contextual and programmatic trends during a series of meeting in Mae Sot and an exposure visit to Mae La refugee camp.
Food Card Update
September 2017 was the third month of the full roll-out for the Food Card system in Tham Hin and Nu Po camps. The e-voucher system enables refugees to purchase food in accredited camp stores run mainly by refugee vendors.
Post-Fire Rebuild Complete
Rebuilding work was completed by the end of August 2017 on homes and community structures that were fully or partially destroyed by a major fire in Ban Mai Nai Soi camp the previous month.
New Leaders Elected in Polls
The two northern-most camps held successful elections for camp committee positions and for Karenni National Refugee Committee (KnRC) committee positions in July, with significant voter turn-out in both polls.