Eyewitness - Asia
Find out more about our work in Asia.
Thai-Burma border: refugee camp fire kills 36
Christian Aid is sad to learn of the tragic deaths of 36 Burmese refugees, following a fire at Ban Mae Surin refugee camp, Mae Hong Son Province, north-west Thailand.
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Cambodia's great land grab: going hungry in a green and pleasant land
Imagine if more than half of Britain's countryside, our 'green and pleasant land', had been bought up by private companies to grow food for export, while 40% of our children were chronically malnourished.
Success in Iraq: empowering communities
How Anwar Ismail Omar, a 44-year-old famer from Iraq, has improved the lives of his whole community with support from Christian Aid partner REACH.
New international convention agreed to protect domestic workers
On 16 June 2011, the International Labour Organization (ILO) adopted a new Convention for domestic workers, fulfilling a goal that Christian Aid and our partners have been pressing for.
‘Nine Thousand Nights’ on the Thai-Burma border
The Thailand Burma Border Consortium has published ‘Nine Thousand Nights: Refugees from Burma, A People’s Scrapbook’, celebrating the extraordinary resilience and dignity of the Burmese refugees.
Philippines: an urban reality
For the Philippines, rural poverty, unemployment, and hunger are driving poor people to the cities. As numbers increase, the government drive the masses to overcrowded, polluted and dangerous relocation sites.
Find out about Kho Ray, who has spent his whole life living in a refugee camp on the Thai/Burma border.
Rights and justice: rural radio
A pioneering all-women community radio station has been set up in rural India with the help of Christian Aid.