UNHCR readies aid amid Rohingya refugee surge in Bangladesh

UNHCR readies aid amid Rohingya refugee surge in Bangladesh

Smoke rises on the Myanmar side of the border, as seen from Palangkhali in Bangladesh on 5 October 2017 – four days before a fresh influx of refugees arrived via the nearby Anjumanpara border crossing. © UNHCR/Roger Arnold The UN Refugee Agency is rushing relief...
Disease threatens refugees in Bangladesh in unplanned sites

Disease threatens refugees in Bangladesh in unplanned sites

Racing to prevent a ‘disaster within a disaster,’ UNHCR ups vaccine, clean water and sanitation drives in informal Bangladesh settlements. KUTUPALONG REFUGEE CAMP EXTENSION, Bangladesh – It is about 10 steps from mother Khaleda Begum’s flimsy shack to the well where...

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