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Other Community-based Organisations (CBOs)

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A variety of other CBOs also support camp management activities in the camps.

These fall into two main categories: those which are formed by members of the refugee communities themselves, and those which are established by NGOs and other external service providers.

Although both act as support groups, most of the former comprise of organisations supporting more specific social groups, such as the Karenni Students Union and the Karen Handicapped Welfare Association. The latter are generally orientated around protection issues, such as the Sexual and Gender-Based Violence/ Community Peace Teams and the Child Protection Committees (CPC).