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.
HAVANA (Sept. 15, 2017) — One week after Hurricane Irma, Cubans are returning to broken homes and facing a serious impact on the economy as it looks to rebuild.
Hurricane Irma in Cuba: ‘Virtually the entire island impacted’
HAVANA (Sept. 11, 2017) — A day after Cuba was struck by one of the strongest storms in its recent history, a picture is emerging of severe devastation left in Hurricane Irma’s path.
UPDATE: Irma Hits Cuba with Category 5 Hurricane Force
HAVANA — (Sept. 9 2017) Hurricane Irma made landfall in Cuba as a Category 5 hurricane overnight and will continue to pound the island nation through the day before turning to Florida.
HAVANA (Sept. 8, 2017) — While Haiti suffered a near miss from the eye of Hurricane Irma, CARE and its partners in Cuba are bracing for impact as the severe storm approaches.
PORT-AU-PRINCE (Sept. 7, 2017) — As Hurricane Irma swirled through the Atlantic with record strength on Thursday, CARE’s emergency teams in Haiti and Cuba made final preparations, readying clean drinking water, food and emergency supplies.