Today, almost 1 million people are living in the world's largest refugee camp in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh. World Vision is caring for up to 265,000 Rohingya people living across 23 refugee camps and host communities. We provide principled, timely protection and assistance that saves lives, alleviates suffering and respects the dignity of people, especially children.
In August 2017, more than 700,000 people fled violence, persecution and gross human rights violations in northern Rakhine State in Myanmar. The speed and the volume of the crisis created an unprecedented protection crisis. World Vision is caring for up to 265,000 Rohingya people in 23 sub-camps and in neighbouring host communities. On the ground since the beginning of the crisis, World Vision is focused on providing life-sustaining support for refugees that includes food distribution, nutrition programmes, WASH services, child protection and more. We are also advocating for the protection and rights of all refugees, including their safe, voluntary and dignified repatriation to Myanmar.
Around the world, the coronavirus (COVID-19) is taking lives, devastating families and disrupting life in previously unimaginable ways. Refugees, internally displaced people are at even great risk.
Our emergency response teams that were already on the ground are adapting their priorities to focus on protecting these communities from COVID-19.
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Your generous donation will help us scale up services to reach even more refugee children and parents with life-sustaining services while working to ensure their rights and protection.
The speed and the volume of the influx created an unprecedented protection crisis. Today almost 1 million Rohingya still languish in the world’s largest refugee camp in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh. More than half of them are children.
Roshida begum, is one of 700,000 who just arrived in Bangladesh after fleeing from Myanmar.
Refuge children are at one of World Vision’s child-friendly spaces providing comfort and care for children.
World Vision employs refugees to build roads, repair drainage in preparation for the monsoon season.