Personal Hygiene Kit

Toothpaste. Soap. Laundry detergent. Access to these basic products is often taken for granted — but not by a family that was forced to flee. Your gift can provide household items to keep refugees healthy from disease — and restore their dignity.


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A young girl bathes her baby brother in a wash basin. Their family now lives in Cameroon’s UNHCR-supported Gado refugee site, which is home to approximately 25,000 refugees from the Central African Republic who fled violence. Access to basic hygiene items prevents the spread of water-borne diseases like cholera, which can be especially deadly to children under the age of five.

A young girl bathes her baby brother in a wash basin. Their family now lives in Cameroon’s UNHCR-supported Gado refugee site, which is home to approximately 25,000 refugees from the Central African Republic who fled violence. Access to basic hygiene items prevents the spread of water-borne diseases like cholera, which can be especially deadly to children under the age of five.

Rohingya girls pump water and wash laundry at a well site in Kutupalong refugee camp, Bangladesh.

Rohingya girls pump water and wash laundry at a well site in Kutupalong refugee camp, Bangladesh.

Samina Akter, a Rohingya refugee living in a UNHCR-supported camp in Bangladesh, starts her morning by brushing her teeth — and safeguarding her health. A historically persecuted religious minority, the Rohingya have endured horrific violence at the hands of Myanmar’s military forces. USA for UNHCR’s supporters are ensuring that these refugees have the humanitarian aid they need to rebuild their lives.

Samina Akter, a Rohingya refugee living in a UNHCR-supported camp in Bangladesh, starts her morning by brushing her teeth.

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We promise to honor your generosity and use your donation in the most effective way possible to help refugees. The catalog items shown reflect periodic surveys of the countries UNHCR operates in and represent both the need and price of critical aid items. Although each item is representative of the gift category in which it appears, donations will be used to provide assistance where it is needed most.

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