Right now, war and violence have forced more than 110 million people to flee their homes. Sign up to learn how you can help!
Rohingya refugees are fleeing Myanmar at a staggering rate.
UNHCR is on the ground in Bangladesh aiding Rohingya refugees, but resources are stretched too thin. Your gift will offer hope for a safe future.
The UN Refugee Agency has been working with partners in support of the Bangladeshi government to ensure an adequate response to the growing humanitarian needs and the protection of Rohingya refugees. Some of UNHCR’s activities in the field include the registration of Rohingya refugees in Cox’s Bazar, the distribution of shelter and lifesaving relief items -such as blankets, plastic sheets, sleeping mats, kitchen sets and jerry cans - as well as as supporting the construction of water and sanitation facilities. Education, healthcare and activities to prevent sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV) have also been a key priority to UNHCR.
During the monsoon season, which falls from June to October each year, UNHCR supports activities to mitigate the effects of the torrential rains, which include helping refugees reinforce their shelters, relocating those who are in dangerous locations and conducting improvements to drainage systems and slope stabilization work.
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Portrait of Rohingya family sitting inside their shelter in Kutupalong refugee camp, Bangladesh
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