Refugees in Preah Vihear Province and Caritas Cambodia

Monday, 21 February 2011


A Cambodian woman-- with tears in her eyes-- carries her baby at a school camp in Kulen district, about 70 km from the Cambodian-Thai clash border, after fleeing her home on February 8, 2011. On February 14, 2011, the United Nations Security Council called on the two countries to display the clash and avoid aggravating the situation, urging them to find a resolution at the bilateral or regional level.


A Cambodian girl receives treatment from the doctor at the refugee camp in Preah Vihear province, some 500 km northwest of Phnom Penh on February 15, 2011. Preah Vihear temple has been the subject of the dispute between Cambodia and Thailand since it has become the UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1962.


Cambodian kids at a camp in Kulen district after fleeing from their homes near Preah Vihear temple in Preah Vihear province on February 7, 2011. These young kids do not want to see the clash and they want to go back home soon.


Cambodian refugees get water from a water truck at their evacuation camps in Kulen district, Preah Vihear province.


Two Cambodian ladies and their children are happy to get the water. World Vision is responsible for bringing the water to put in Caritas Cambodia’s tanks. Caritas Cambodia has provided 11 tanks for thousands of Cambodian displaced people in Preah Vihear province.


A Cambodian girl stands beside her sister and mother, looking at the humanitarian assistance that Caritas Cambodia offered to her family. Caritas Cambodia has been on a journey with the poor for two decades. Caritas Cambodia has been paying attention very much on cooperating with the government in humanitarian activities such helping the victims suffered by war and other disasters.


Humanitarian supports that Caritas Cambodia provides to the displaced people in Preah Vihear Province on February 8, 2011.


A Cambodian girl looks at the displaced people received the humanitarian aids from Caritas Cambodia at a refugee camp in Kulen district, Preah Vihears province on February 8, 2011.


A group of Cambodian people at their temporary shelters, displaced because of the clash near their village. They are waiting to see an end of the clash so that they can go back home.


An old Cambodian man with his daughter carries the assistances that they got from Caritas Cambodia.


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