Damak AND Kathmandu 22nd, 2007 : The first planeloads of Bhutanese refugees living in Nepal are expected to leave the Himalayan nation in January for resettlement in the United States.
U.S. officials will begin processing some of the 106,000 Bhutanese living in U.N.-managed camps in east Nepal. Yet thousands of refugees of ethnic Nepali origin, are running out of patience as they have been living in poor and crowded camps for years. Nepal prohibits refugees from working or even leaving the camps Life is not stable here, it's not secured and not guaranteed, no citizenship, no government. life is insecure.