Who We Are
The Shan State Refugee Committee (Thai Border) is a community-based organization formed by the committees of five IDP camps, one refugee camp and one refugee/migrant transit center on the Shan-Thai border and by Shan civil society organizations. SSRC has been the main food aid provider to the displaced populations along the southern Shan State–Thai border since October 2017.
The rights and dignity of displaced communities from conflict-affected areas of Shan State, Burma, are fully protected.
To address the humanitarian and protection needs of the displaced communities from conflict-affected areas of Shan State, Burma, through a participatory, community approach
• To advocate for and provide food aid to the populations of 5 IDP camps and 1 refugee camp along the southern Shan State-Thai
• To promote development of sustainable livelihoods for the camp populations.
• To build capacity and strengthen the governance of the camp committees.
• To monitor and document the security situation in and around the camps, and in the rest of Shan State, and provide public updates.