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Baan Nam Khem: A resilient fishing community in Thailand

22 Dec 2014

Baan Nam Khem, a small fishing village on Thailand’s Phang Nga coast, lost more than half of its population of some 5,000 people when the tsunami struck in 2004.  Out of its approximately 1,500 houses, only 49 remained after the waves had ebbed, and nearly 50 percent of all Thai nationals killemore

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UNDP initiative boosts business for women in Thailand's South

In the Southern Thailand province of Pattani, daily life can be difficult. Ongoing violence has made widows of women, and has compromised local livelihoods. Life for women in the coastal provincial sub-district of Lampo, provides testimony to their everyday challenges. “Our main incomes came from fimore

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