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Lives of Rohingya children at risk

Often arriving without clean water, food, and basic supplies, many individuals, especially children, are in need of desperate assistance.

November 27, 2017

Refugees forced into makeshift shelters in Bangladesh

It may not seem like it but Romzima is one of the lucky refugees in Bangladesh. Unlike an estimated 70% of new arrivals, she has a shelter.

November 24, 2017

Rohingya refugees find safety after experiencing horror

Noura and her family are part of the more than 600,000 Rohingya people who have crossed to neighbouring Bangladesh in just three months.

November 24, 2017

The importance of clean water and proper sanitation in Bangladesh

More than 600,000 Rohingya people have fled Myanmar since August 25, 2017. Of those, nearly half don’t have access to safe drinking water.

November 8, 2017

Children bear brunt of deteriorating situation on Myanmar and Bangladesh border

As more refugees arrive in Bangladesh, the need for medical services and emergency supplies is constantly increasing.

November 7, 2017

Sick, tired, and hungry: Rohingya refugees face hardships in Bangladesh

As of October 23, 2017, an estimated 603,000 Rohingya have crossed the border into Bangladesh from Myanmar.

November 6, 2017

Rohingya people faced with a very different life in refugee camps

On a daily basis, refugees struggle with limited or no access to basic sanitation, safe drinking water, toilets and food.

November 6, 2017

Emergency food a growing concern for refugees in Bangladesh

After walking for as many as 14 days with little food and water, hunger and malnutrition are often a pressing problem that many new arrivals face.

November 3, 2017

Women and children fleeing Myanmar

More than 600,000 people have fled Myanmar since August 25, 2017; 80 per cent of those are women and children.

October 31, 2017