VOICES FROM THE FIELDTHE IRC BLOG
IRC steps up aid in fire-ravaged Thailand refugee camp
April 1, 2013 by Peter Biro
|Charred remains of the Ban Mae Surin refugee camp in northwest Thailand. A fire swept through the camp on March 22, killing 37 people and leaving some 2,300 homeless. Photo: IRC|
To prevent an outbreak of disease, IRC teams are ensuring camp residents have clean water as well as new latrines to replace those lost in the fire.
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