Refugees

1/18/18

Myanmar Refugee Crisis: "This baby girl has been born into this suffering"

Miamuna is 18-years-old. She is living in a makeshift shelter in Gumdum informal settlement with her baby daughter (not yet named) and her husband Mohammed.

1/17/18

Overcoming fear: A mother finds peace in reuniting with family

Ibtisam Shahid*, 35, is a mother of seven who lived in Nigeria, in a town not far from the border with Niger. She used to be a businesswoman, selling water, food, and small products. She had a few employees who helped her sell her items in the street.

11/29/17

Rebuilding a life from the ashes

"They came with their gasoline and their matches."

 

11/29/17

Finding strength amid the horror

How access to healthcare and family planning is helping Hadiza regain control after losing so much

11/3/17

Escaping Violence in South Sudan, Women's Groups Offer Support

Since violence erupted in South Sudan in 2016, the number of people who have fled to safety in Uganda has exceeded one million.

11/1/17

“Hospitals are luxury when you have nothing to feed your children”

“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.

10/17/17

Bangladesh: Almost half a million refugees in need of gender-based violence support

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. 

10/13/17

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.

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