How can you maintain social distancing in a camp of crowded tents? How do you wash your hands regularly when the queue for the water point is long?
World Vision's Humanitarian Health, Nutrition and WASH Director examines the impact coronavirus could have on the global refugee population.
A united global effort is needed to help prevent COVID-19 from having a massive destructive impact on the lives of child refugees, migrants and the very poor, warns aid agency, World Vision, as a pandemic is declared.
economic crisis and the expulsion of Myanmar’s Rohingya refugees into Bangladesh.
61 NGOs warn of worsening crisis in Myanmar, call for refugees’ engagement on safe, voluntary returns
World Vision is one of 61 local, national and international NGOs working in Myanmar and Bangladesh calling for Rohingya refugees to have a role in decision-making about their own lives, including conditions for their return to Myanmar.
including conditions for their return to Myanmar. The NGOs voiced strong concerns about …
World Vision is delivering life-sustaining aid to hundreds of thousands of children and their families as monsoon rains lash the world’s largest refugee camp.
of one million Rohingya refugees from Myanmar. Meteorologists forecast torrential rain
Education and income-generating opportunities must be made top priorities for the nearly 1 million Rohingya still languishing in the world’s largest refugee camp.
children impacted by the refugee crisis in Myanmar …
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One year after arriving in Bangladesh, 890,000 children and adults are still living in limbo in the world’s largest refugee camp.
joined hundreds of thousands from Myanmar already in Bangladesh due to previous …
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Torrential downpours have triggered flooding and landslides in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, damaging hundreds of refugee shelters and killing several people including a toddler, according to government reports.
have fled Myanmar to neighbouring Bangladesh since August last
Sajeda’s had a good start to 2018. Four months since she arrived in Bangladesh with her 18-month-old son, she is now able to breathe a sigh of relief.
“My baby is back to his old self – energetic, bubbly and always asking for food,” she smiles.
A few days before 2017 ended, she learned that her son, Harech, is no longer severely malnourished.
who used to be a community health worker in Myanmar. …
International children’s charity World Vision has joined calls condemning any forced return of refugees who have fled violence in Myanmar.
return of refugees who have fled violence in Myanmar. Fifteen major International …
Thousands of children are at risk of being trafficked, sexually abused or exploited in Bangladesh’s refugee camps, international children’s charity World Vision warns today.
escaping violence in Myanmar. As many as 60 per cent of these are …
Bishop of Coventry calls for the protection of women and children who have fled Myanmar to Bangladesh
vulnerable women and children who have fled Myanmar The Bishop’s calls come as World Vision …
In the recent crisis, caused by escalating violence in Myanmar’s Rakhine State, over 500,000 people have crossed the border into Bangladesh, more than half are women and children. An estimated one in five are pregnant or breastfeeding women. Another one in five are children under five. The refugees have had to travel on risky roads with no food, water and little rest. There is little access to clean water or nutritious food for the pregnant women in the densely populated refugee camps.
caused by escalating violence in Myanmar’s Rakhine …
Somsida is only 11 years old, but already she's seen and experienced far too much.
a child refugee who fled violence in Myanmar. She currently lives in a refugee camp in …
In recent weeks, more than half a million people have sought refuge in Bangladesh from violence in Myanmar’s Rakhine state. The majority of them are women and children who identify as Rohingya.
thousands of people fleeing their homes in Myanmar who are in urgent need of …
The number of refugees arriving in Bangladesh from Myanmar has now topped the 800,000 figure, international children's charity, World Vision has said.
of refugees arriving in Bangladesh from Myanmar has now topped the …