Aftermath of the Moken village in Au Bon Yai bay, Surin Islands. Photo: courtesy of mokenislands.com

Thailand’s free-diving sea gypsies battle for survival after fire razes their village

  • Ravaged by the 2004 tsunami, the Moken sea nomads have lost nearly everything again in a fire that has ripped through their settlement
  • They fear it could happen again, as authorities rebuild the village in the same location using the same flammable materials
Topic |   Thailand

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Aftermath of the Moken village in Au Bon Yai bay, Surin Islands. Photo: courtesy of mokenislands.com
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