Thousands of Americans heard about the plight of Rohingya refugees and acted — making emergency donations to USA for UNHCR and rushing assistance to the frontlines of the crisis. This support comes at a critical time when more than 600,000 refugees have been forced to flee to Bangladesh since August.
With donor support, the UN Refugee Agency has been on the ground, providing critical assistance since the emergency first began. So far over 580,000 core relief items have been airlifted. Here are just a few examples of the assistance sent to date:
As more Rohingya refugee arrive, informal settlements have sprung up and UNHCR is rushing to create temporary communal shelters and weatherproof tents. The UN Refugee Agency can only continue and expand assistance operations with donor support. Make an emergency gift here.