The ICRC has been present in Thailand for 40 years, carrying out a range of activities in South East Asia region to alleviate the suffering caused by conflict and other situations of violence in accordance with its humanitarian mandate. It also actively promotes adherence to international humanitarian law.
In the Southern Border Provinces, unrest continues to affect the life of population. Thailand continues to be a major country of transit and destination for migrants. Irregular migrants are held in shelters and immigration detention centres nationwide. Occasionally, civilians affected by the conflict in Myanmar continue to move across the border in Thailand to seek medical treatment and better or safer living conditions.
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