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Rohingya Crisis: Four Years On

Action Against Hunger teams distribute cooked meals to Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh. Photo: Kathleen Prior for Action Against. August 25, 2021 marks the fourth year of the Rohingya crisis. In 2017, thousands of Rohingya fled Myanmar for Bangladesh. Action Against Hunger stands with this vulnerable population, which continues to face difficult conditions upon arrival. Currently, […]

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Devastating Fires in Rohingya Refugee Camps Demonstrate Continued Need for Immediate Emergency Assistance and Protection

Massive fires swept through the Rohingya refugee camps in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh on March 22. Action Against Hunger is deeply concerned about the impact of the fires on top of daily challenges faced by Rohingya refugees. After nearly four years living in overcrowded camps, hundreds of thousands of refugees face a more precarious and uncertain […]

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Providing Futures for Refugees in Cox’s Bazaar

Just one of the ways we are supporting Rohingya refugees to build futures for themselves and their families in Bangladesh.   One million Rohingya refugees currently packed into a tiny area of eastern Bangladesh. Kutupalong-Balukhali ‘mega-camp’ became the world’s largest refugee camp when hundreds of thousands of Rohingya muslims fled a brutal military-led crackdown in […]

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This Time Last Year: A Review of the Rohingya Refugee Crisis

 Photo: Sébastien Duijndam for Action Against Hunger, Bangladesh This time last year hundreds of thousands of Rohingya poured into Bangladesh, fleeing from being persecuted in their homeland of Rakhine state, Myanmar. Today, more than 900,000 refugees are based in Cox’s Bazar, living in overcrowded makeshift camps which have grown to become the world’s largest refugee […]

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Rohingyas in Bangladesh: 2 months after the start of the exodus, the situation is still critical

Government of Canada launches Myanmar Crisis Relief Fund Today, the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of International Development and La Francophonie, announced that for every eligible donation made by individual Canadians to registered Canadian charities between August 25 and November 28, 2017, the Government of Canada will contribute an equivalent amount to the Fund. “Bangladesh is […]