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Myanmar refugees return home from Thailand with UNHCR support

 

Myanmar refugees return home from Thailand with UNHCR support
 

Today over 90 refugees from Mae La temporary shelter in #Thailand are voluntarily returning to #Myanmar.  ©UNHCR/Jennifer Harrison
Today over 90 refugees from Mae La temporary shelter in #Thailand are voluntarily returning to #Myanmar. ©UNHCR/Jennifer Harrison

 

Myanmar refugees return home from Thailand with UNHCR support.

All packed and ready to go! Today over 90 refugees from Mae La temporary shelter in #Thailand are voluntarily returning to #Myanmar.  As part of a voluntary repatriation process led by the Royal Thai Government and the Government of the Union of Myanmar, with the support of UNHCR and its partners. The process is being led by both governments with the support of UNHCR.

 

 

  • Big day for 5 years old refugees, who is leaving Mae La temporary shelter with family and nearly 100 others today in voluntary return to Myanmar assisted by UNHCR and partners ©UNHCR/Caroline Gluck

  • Waiting for buses to take them to the border to cross into Myanmar for voluntary returns ©UNHCR/Caroline Gluck

  • 82 years old refugee, great grandmother Pree and 10 family members set off for new life back in Myanmar in voluntary return process. ©UNHCR/Caroline Gluck