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Stormy skies over Rohingya refugee camps in Cox’s Bazar.
Cyclone Amphan, the strongest ever cyclone recorded over the Bay of Bengal, is expected to hit north-east India and Bangladesh on Wednesday, 20 May threatening millions of people in vulnerable communities already affected by Covid-19 outbreaks and lockdown.
Cyclone threatens Cox’s Bazar as first Covid-19 cases are confirmed - Oxfam
Almost one million Rohingya people in the world's largest refugee camp are facing the added threat of a cyclone as the first cases of Covid-19 are confirmed.
It hasn't been long that I have been advocating for river governance. Having grown up in an urban city like Dhaka, I had a minimal connection with rivers. So, let alone thinking of river governance, I had a little knowledge and idea about the geography and character of rivers. However, as a part of...
Oxfam in Asia - Rohingya refugee camp
Coronavirus has now posed serious challenges for all actors to operate in the camps. Aid agencies are only allowed to run essential services; and as a part of Bangladesh's government’s directive, Oxfam is running WASH services in a number of Rohingya camps.
Oxfam - Cox's Bazar - Rohingya refugees: Working for Peace, Longing for Home
Two years is a long time for lives to be left on hold, and for many Rohingya, this has been the case for even longer.
Oxfam in Asia - Press Release - Biggest-ever waste treatment plant in a refugee camp
Oxfam has opened the largest human waste treatment plant ever built in a refugee camp, in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh. The industrial-scale plant, funded by the UN Refugee Agency, UNHCR, can process the waste of 150,000 people.
Bangladesh - Rohingya Crisis - Refugee Children Enjoy Rare Moment of Laughter
Hundreds of Rohingya children enjoyed a rare moment of laughter as they watched a play designed to teach them how to keep clean and stay healthy in Kutupalong refugee camp in Bangladesh.
Oxfam in Asia - Bangladesh - Rohinghya crisis - Five things I've learned being a humanitarian worker - Iffat Tahmid Fatema
Oxfam Humanitarian Worker, Iffat, shares the things she's learning the most as she provides support to thousands of Rohingya refugees living in camps at Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh.
Oxfam in Asia - Vital aid needed to protect Rohingya women refugees
Rohingya women living in Bangladesh are developing health problems, missing out on aid and are at greater risk of abuse due to unsafe and unsuitable facilities in many parts of the refugee camps - Oxfam
Oxfam in Asia - Bangladesh - Surviving Daily Life Inside a Refugee Camp
As more and more Rohingya refugees arrive, so do the needs. Women, girls, and nursing mothers are particularly vulnerable and need to be protected.

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