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Aid Groups Assist Cambodians Fleeing Thailand

Cambodian non-governmental groups (NGOs) have set up charities and hotlines in an effort to help the continuing stream of Cambodian workers leaving Thailand. An estimated 200,000 Cambodians have fled Thailand in recent weeks, fearful of a crackdown on illegal workers in the wake of a May 22 coup by the Thai military. At least six NGOs are working at the border crossing at  Poipet, in Cambodia's Banteay Meanchey province, to provide food and other aid to the fleeing...

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