Thai / Cambodia Border Refugee Camps 1975-1999

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Site 8

Site 8 was a Khmer Rouge administered refugee camp located 35 kilometers south of Aranyaprathet on the Thai / Cambodian border. It was the most "open" and accessible of the KR camps, it was the face the KR showed to the outside world.

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Background

see - 1989 Border Khmer Demographic Survey - includes camp descriptions

 

Programs

UNBRO was responsible for coordination of all matters relating to the provision of aid and assistance in the camps. They were directly responsible for food and water. All other support was provided by NGOs, either funded by the UN or privately.

 

CAMA - medical and health programmes

 

Population

August 1989 - 40,501 (Border Khmer Report)

1991 - 41,581


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