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Coronavirus: The expert view on… Refugees

World Vision's Humanitarian Health, Nutrition and WASH Director examines the impact coronavirus could have on the global refugee population.

Coronavirus: World must unite to focus on the most vulnerable as pandemic declared

A united global effort is needed to help prevent COVID-19 from having a massive destructive impact on the lives of child refugees, migrants and the very poor, warns aid agency, World Vision, as a pandemic is declared.
economic crisis and the expulsion of Myanmar’s Rohingya refugees into Bangladesh.  

61 NGOs warn of worsening crisis in Myanmar, call for refugees’ engagement on safe, voluntary returns

World Vision is one of 61 local, national and international NGOs working in Myanmar and Bangladesh calling for Rohingya refugees to have a role in decision-making about their own lives, including conditions for their return to Myanmar.
including conditions for their return to Myanmar. The NGOs voiced strong concerns about … They urged the Governments of Bangladesh and Myanmar to ensure that any return process be

World Vision delivers aid to Rohingya refugees during monsoon

World Vision is delivering life-sustaining aid to hundreds of thousands of children and their families as monsoon rains lash the world’s largest refugee camp.
of one million Rohingya refugees from Myanmar. Meteorologists forecast torrential rain

Education for Rohingya refugees must be top priority, say World Vision, Oxfam and Save the Children

Education and income-generating opportunities must be made top priorities for the nearly 1 million Rohingya still languishing in the world’s largest refugee camp.
children impacted by the refugee crisis in Myanmar need to create a more prosperous future in Myanmar when they can safely return there. It also

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Rohingya refugee crisis: One year on, children still living in limbo

One year after arriving in Bangladesh, 890,000 children and adults are still living in limbo in the world’s largest refugee camp.
joined hundreds of thousands from Myanmar already in Bangladesh due to previous … years of persecution and brutal violence in Myanmar. Now they face ongoing risks as displaced

5 reasons to sponsor a child

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Myanmar  We all will bump up against life’s

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Myanmar  We all will bump up against life’s

Monsoon rains trigger landslides, wreak havoc for refugees in Cox’s Bazar

Torrential downpours have triggered flooding and landslides in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, damaging hundreds of refugee shelters and killing several people including a toddler, according to government reports.
have fled Myanmar to neighbouring Bangladesh since August last

A healthier 2018 for Harech

Sajeda’s had a good start to 2018. Four months since she arrived in Bangladesh with her 18-month-old son, she is now able to breathe a sigh of relief. “My baby is back to his old self – energetic, bubbly and always asking for food,” she smiles. A few days before 2017 ended, she learned that her son, Harech, is no longer severely malnourished.
who used to be a community health worker in Myanmar. … in Bangladesh with refugees who have fled Myanmar.

World Vision denounces any forced return of refugees to Myanmar

International children’s charity World Vision has joined calls condemning any forced return of refugees who have fled violence in Myanmar.
return of refugees who have fled violence in Myanmar. Fifteen major International … by the Governments of Bangladesh and Myanmar on November 23 that the repatriation of

Thousands of refugee children in Bangladesh at risk of trafficking, exploitation and abuse

Thousands of children are at risk of being trafficked, sexually abused or exploited in Bangladesh’s refugee camps, international children’s charity World Vision warns today.
escaping violence in Myanmar. As many as 60 per cent of these are … fled Myanmar with her husband and children. Her … you can support our appeal for refugees from Myanmar

Bishop of Coventry calls for the protection of women and children who have fled Myanmar

Bishop of Coventry calls for the protection of women and children who have fled Myanmar to Bangladesh
vulnerable women and children who have fled Myanmar The Bishop’s calls come as World Vision … refugees that have fled to Bangladesh from Myanmar since violence broke out in August. The same

Too Young

In the recent crisis, caused by escalating violence in Myanmar’s Rakhine State, over 500,000 people have crossed the border into Bangladesh, more than half are women and children.  An estimated one in five are pregnant or breastfeeding women. Another one in five are children under five. The refugees have had to travel on risky roads with no food, water and little rest. There is little access to clean water or nutritious food for the pregnant women in the densely populated refugee camps.
caused by escalating violence in Myanmar’s Rakhine … you can support our appeal for refugees from Myanmar

In Bangladesh's refugee camps, childhoods are being lost

Somsida is only 11 years old, but already she's seen and experienced far too much.
a child refugee who fled violence in Myanmar. She currently lives in a refugee camp in … Myanmar over a month ago. Her … donate to help those in need through our Myanmar Refugee appeal.

World Vision joins DEC emergency appeal for people fleeing Myanmar

In recent weeks, more than half a million people have sought refuge in Bangladesh from violence in Myanmar’s Rakhine state. The majority of them are women and children who identify as Rohingya.
thousands of people fleeing their homes in Myanmar who are in urgent need of … sought refuge in Bangladesh from violence in Myanmar’s Rakhine state. The majority of them are

Myanmar crisis: Concerns for children rise as refugee numbers hit 800,000

The number of refugees arriving in Bangladesh from Myanmar has now topped the 800,000 figure, international children's charity, World Vision has said.
of refugees arriving in Bangladesh from Myanmar has now topped the … the number of desperate people fleeing the Myanmar experts warn that the number of Myanmarese refugees sheltering in Bangladesh

Life In The Midst Of Unrest

Arfa fled with her family when violence erupted in Myanmar. The newborn had not been named; 19 days is all that had passed from the time his mother bundled him up, ready to cross the border into Bangladesh, but it seemed like an eternity.
due to give birth when violence erupted in Myanmar. … children and families by donating to the Myanmar Refugee Appeal.