KUTUPALONG EXTENSION, Bangladesh – Naju Miya and his family have been on the move for the last two months – sleeping in the forest, on the beach, in mosques and schools as they fled violen... Read More
When the packed fishing boat broke up in the storm, Nurus Salam was tossed into the sea holding his only son.
He held him as tight as he could but waves loosened his grip. Suddenly two-year-old Ab... Read More
UNHCR has been informed of an individual impersonating a UNHCR fundraiser in Bangkok. Because your support is so valuable to us, we would like to inform you of our official fundraising channels... Read More
Rohingya refugees have been fleeing violence in Myanmar at a staggering rate – and the numbers keep growing.
They walk for days through jungles and mountains, or brave dangerous sea voyages acro... Read More
UNHCR tackles diarrhoea outbreaks in Bangladesh camps
As Rohingya influx rises to an estimated 507,000, UN Refugee Agency adds three diarrhoea treatment centres and rehydration outreach teams.
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