Sanischare refugee camp

Coordinates: 26°39′37″N 87°33′4″E / 26.66028°N 87.55111°E / 26.66028; 87.55111

Sanischare refugee camp (Nepali: शनिस्चरे शरणार्थी शिविर; Śaniscare śaraṇārthī śivira), located near Sanischare, Kosi, Nepal, is home to some 13,323 Bhutanese refugees. The camp lies on the south side of the East-West Highway, and contains the New Horizon Academy.[1][2]

Sanischare refugee camp is located in Nepal
Sanischare refugee camp
Sanischare refugee camp
Sanischare refugee camp
Sanischare refugee camp
Sanischare refugee camp
Sanischare refugee camp
Bhutanese refugee camps in Eastern Nepal; Sanischare in gold.

In March 2011, a fire burned much of the camp destroying about 1,200 homes. The same day, another fire also struck Goldhap, another Bhutanese refugee camp in Nepal.[3][4]

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  1. ^ Chandrasekharan, S. (2011-04-24). "Bhutan And Nepal Should Stop being Insincere to the Cause of Refugees: Update No. 90". South Asia Analysis Group (SAAG) online. Archived from the original on 2011-07-28. Retrieved 2011-05-20.
  2. ^ Chandrasekharan, S (2011-03-02). "BHUTAN: Local Council Elections and Update on Refugees: Update No. 89". South Asia Analysis Group (SAAG) online. Archived from the original on 2012-01-04. Retrieved 2011-05-20.
  3. ^ "Fire hits two refugee camps in Nepal". Kathmandu: United Press International online. Retrieved 2011-05-20.
  4. ^ "Goldhap, Sanischare camps after massive fire breaks out". Bhutan News Service. 2011-03-24. Retrieved 2011-05-20.