Life was already a struggle for many of the 40,276 refugees registered with UNHCR in India, but the pandemic has made their survival even more precarious.
UNHCR, and partner organizations have further intensified their COVID-19 response in the Rohingya refugee camps in the Cox’s Bazar area of Bangladesh.
We are deeply concerned by reports that boats full of vulnerable women, men and children are again adrift in the Bay of Bengal and Andaman Sea, unable to come ashore, and without access to food, water and medical assistance.
Rohingya refugee Saidul Hoque describes how life in the refugee settlements in Cox’s Bazar has changed since a lockdown started to halt the spread of COVID-19.
UNHCR warns of life-threatening consequences if annual monsoon preparations cannot be completed on time in Bangladesh amid the global outbreak of COVID-19.
Nearly 400 Rohingya refugees receiving assistance in medical facilities in Cox’s Bazar, following two months at sea
At the request of the Government of Bangladesh, UNHCR and partners in Bangladesh are currently providing shelter and assistance for close to 400 Rohingya refugee survivors who disembarked from a boat in the Bay of Bengal on Thursday morning.
After fleeing to the world’s largest refugee settlement, young Rohingya parents lived in fear of monsoon weather before moving to new home on stilts.
United Nations agencies and NGO partners today launched the 2020 Joint Response Plan (JRP) for the Rohingya humanitarian crisis.
UNHCR works closely with Bangladesh authorities to protect vulnerable Rohingya refugees from abduction and human trafficking.
Documentary by award-winning director follows a refugee dedicated to bringing shattered families back together in Bangladesh.