Press Releases

06 March, 2018
CARE Bangladesh salutes resilience of refugee woman on the occasion of IWD2018

To celebrate International Women’s Day and salute the resilience of refugee women, CARE Bangladesh organized a photo exhibition titled “194 Days of the Myanmar Refugee Crisis - Respecting Women: Faces and Stories of Resilience” on March 6, 2018 in Dhaka and on March 8, 2018 in  Cox’s Bazar. The exhibition marks the 6 month anniversary of the refugee response. The...Read more

25 February, 2018
Bangladesh: Six months after the refugee influx from Myanmar

Cox’s Bazar (25 February 2018) – Six months after more than 688,000 refugees from Myanmar fled from mass violence to neighboring Bangladesh, providing continued support for medical treatment, sanitation, and shelter remain the most pressing needs. “Six months into the crisis, every day that passes means that people are at risk of being forgotten. It is vital that we continue...Read more

19 September, 2017
CARE responds to Refugee Crisis in Bangladesh

In the past three weeks, more than 400,000 people from Rakhine state 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. "The situation of the refugees is worsening by the minute. They came to Bangladesh with nothing but the clothes they were wearing. They walked for long...Read more

01 October, 2017
Myanmar Refugee Crisis: Women and Children in Urgent Need of Assistance, Warns CARE

More than 300,000 women and children who have fled from Myanmar to Cox’s Bazar in Bangladesh are in urgent need of safe shelter, health services, sanitary facilities and protection, warns the international aid organization CARE. “Our team spoke to dozens of women, and almost all appear traumatized by experiences in the last few weeks and months. Many trekked barefoot for days, through...Read more

03 December, 2017
CARE Bangladesh distributed Family Hygiene and Dignity Kit to the refugees in the Ukhiya makeshift camps

On 29 November, CARE Bangladesh has distributed Family Hygiene and Dignity Kit to 1250 households in one of the makeshift camps in Ukhiya, Cox’s Bazar, Bangadesh. Each kit contained essential items like soap, shampoo, toothpaste, toothbrush, nail clipper, torch/flashlight, sanitary pad and multipurpose cloth. CARE plans to distribute 12000 similar kits in phases. We are happy to let you know...Read more

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