Waiting to go home: The Burmese refugees on the Thai-Burma border

Burmese refugee family (© Flickr/Jameson Wu)

There are 140,000 Burmese refugees living in camps along the Thai-Burma border. Some have been there for more than two decades. They live a life that is neither temporary nor permanent, in harsh jungle conditions. I traveled to one such camp, Mae Ra Mo Loung, and found they are a collective example of the resilience of the human spirit.

Producer: Dheera Sujan

Broadcast: May 10, 2005