Advanced search
Top images  New images  
Registered users
Username:

Password:

Log me on automatically next visit?

» Forgot password
» Submissions & Registration
Random image

Chin State Odyssey pt. 2
Chin State Odyssey pt. 2

James Muecke




The Recyclers |The life of Burmese migrants at the Mae Sot dump

Along the Thai-Burmese border, the town of Mae Sot has become a refuge for many Burmese immigrant families. Thousands of citizens of Myanmar (formerly Burma) cross the border to escape from one of the most cruel and unjust regimes that still exist in the world.
According to government statistics, there are at least two million Burmese nationals working in Thailand; at least three fourth of them are illegal.
This status and the lack of connection forces many people to live at a large rubbish dump just outside of Mae Sot. By collecting recyclable materials, people can make about 100 baht (2.5 ?) per day.
At present, approximately fifty families are living in bamboo huts built on mountains of waste. Before the waste arrives at the dump, it already has passed through a double sorting process, which makes it difficult for these families to salvage resalable material.

Photo documentary by Italian photographer Vincenzo Floramo

Another story regarding the plight of Burmese migrants in Thailand, by John Hulme ,
In Search of a job..any job | Burmese Immigrants in Thailand (Hits: 14858)

Bookmark and Share   

Slideshow



Found: 14 image(s) on 2 page(s). Displayed: image 1 to 12.



recyclers01 (Vincenzo Floramo)
Photo details & description
The Recyclers |The life of Burmese migrants at the Mae Sot dump
Comments: 0


recyclers02 (Vincenzo Floramo)
Photo details & description
The Recyclers |The life of Burmese migrants at the Mae Sot dump
Comments: 0


recyclers04 (Vincenzo Floramo)
Photo details & description
The Recyclers |The life of Burmese migrants at the Mae Sot dump
Comments: 0


recyclers05 (Vincenzo Floramo)
Photo details & description
The Recyclers |The life of Burmese migrants at the Mae Sot dump
Comments: 0


recyclers06 (Vincenzo Floramo)
Photo details & description
The Recyclers |The life of Burmese migrants at the Mae Sot dump
Comments: 0


recyclers07 (Vincenzo Floramo)
Photo details & description
The Recyclers |The life of Burmese migrants at the Mae Sot dump
Comments: 0


recyclers08 (Vincenzo Floramo)
Photo details & description
The Recyclers |The life of Burmese migrants at the Mae Sot dump
Comments: 0


recyclers10 (Vincenzo Floramo)
Photo details & description
The Recyclers |The life of Burmese migrants at the Mae Sot dump
Comments: 0


recyclers11 (Vincenzo Floramo)
Photo details & description
The Recyclers |The life of Burmese migrants at the Mae Sot dump
Comments: 0


recyclers12 (Vincenzo Floramo)
Photo details & description
The Recyclers |The life of Burmese migrants at the Mae Sot dump
Comments: 0


recyclers13 (Vincenzo Floramo)
Photo details & description
The Recyclers |The life of Burmese migrants at the Mae Sot dump
Comments: 0


recyclers14 (Vincenzo Floramo)
Photo details & description
The Recyclers |The life of Burmese migrants at the Mae Sot dump
Comments: 0

1  2  »  Last page »

Images per page: 

 

 

RSS Feed: The Recyclers |The life of Burmese migrants at the Mae Sot dump (New images)

Powered by 4images 1.7.4   Copyright © 2002-20114homepages.de

Modified and deployed by Bladedigital.


All photographs and text in this site are the exclusive property of the authors. Unauthorized duplication or usage of these images or text is prohibited by International Copyright Law. Photographs nor texts may be reproduced, copied or used in any way without the express written permission of the authors.


PhotographySites
Documentary Photographers