“I sold all the house assets so that I can afford to pay the rent and to feed my children," says 35-year-old Asala. The mother of four children had to leave her home and now lives in Amran in western central. The family fled their village after their house was destroyed by an airstrike.
Hodu is a mother of three small children and lives in Oodweyne village in Burao in Somaliland. Her family lost each of their 20 goats and sheep during the drought — a critical loss.
COX’S BAZAR (Oct 17, 2017) —Close to half a million refugees from Myanmar are in urgent need of assistance because they have either witnessed, experienced or are at risk of sexual assault or other forms of gender-based violence, warns CARE.
The barricaded compounds, innumerable security checks and corner-by-corner police presence are constant reminders of the violence that the people of Afghanistan live with every day. So it would be easy to grow pessimistic about the future of the country.
Myanmar Refugee Crisis in Bangladesh: 150,000 Refugee Children Under 5 Acutely Malnourished, Warns CARE
COX’S BAZAR (Oct. 13, 2017) — More than 150,000 refugee children under the age of 5 are acutely malnourished, warns the poverty-fighting organization, CARE.
Roida, 10, and her family fled violence near their home in a small village in Myanmar. She now lives in a shelter within the Balukhali camp with her mother, father and her three siblings.
“Worst conditions I have seen” in 20 years of working with refugees, says country director
COX’S BAZAR (Sept. 18, 2017) — In the past three weeks, more than 400,000 people from Myanmar have fled to Bangladesh after an escalation of violence in Myanmar's northern Rakhine State. Most of the refugees, around 80 percent, are women, children and small babies.