Stories and Resources


20 August, 2020
Ensuring safe travels

Ferdoushi Akter works as driver in the Sirajganj district. "I don't feel bad in any way for working amidst this crisis, rather it feels great that my work in this disaster is helping out many people. To ensure hygiene and disinfection inside our cars, we wash the car with detergent and sanitize with sanitizers after every use." Most of the drivers in CARE Bangladesh are working on a...Read more


20 August, 2020
Working through a pandemic

Joshim Uddin works as a Project Officer for the CARE-GSK CHWI Project. “The nature of my work allows me to serve humanity during disasters by creating access to services that are needed most. Being involved in this kind of work is dignifying. “said Joshim. With the ongoing pandemic and current flood season, there is no shortage of challenges that need to be resolved, from scarcity of...Read more


20 August, 2020
Providing service to the marginalized

Oindrilla Thithi Bala is an Outreach Paramedic and a frontline health service provider under the Sexual Reproductive Health(SRH) team of CARE Cox’s Bazar. She has been working with the SRH team of CARE Bangladesh ever since the beginning of the influx, providing sexual reproductive health services to Rohingya refugees. Sexual reproductive health services are life-saving health services and...Read more


18 August, 2020
Supporting in crisis

Ruhul Amin is one of the Technical Manager Support and Representation of SHOUHARDO III program of CARE Bangladesh and has been working with the SHOUHARDO program since 2005. In response to the pandemic COVID-19 outbreak and flood in northern parts of Bangladesh, he played an integral role in helping the communities during these period. He worked to promote hygiene practices in different...Read more


18 August, 2020
Ensuring service for all

Shamima Akhter works as Project Officer for the CARE-GSK CHW Initiative Project and discussed about her commitment towards her work. “I go to work every day knowing that my purpose is to help those who need it the most. I feel socially and morally obligated to provide service, especially while we try to overcoming the devastating effects of the flood during a pandemic.”, she said So...Read more


18 August, 2020
Serving the stigmatized

Sahanaj Begum is considered to be integral to the GFPWID project for her insurmountable contribution to the HIV intervention where she has been working for the last 19 years. Her sincerity and dedication towards her work and empathy towards female injecting drug users, is what she is known for within the community that she serves. Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, Sahanaj has not taken a single day...Read more


18 August, 2020
Working on the frontlines

Naim Mahmud, WASH Officer, under WASH team of humanitarian response program is one of the frontline staff of CARE Cox’s Bazar since very beginning of COVID-19 response; providing most critical services to the vulnerable refugee community as well as host communities. Colleagues like Naim Mahmud is making all these possible.  When asked about the challenges he expresses passionately,...Read more


09 August, 2020
Our sacrifices on the Day of Sacrifice

Eid-ul-Adha is the day of sacrifices for all Muslims, and Bangladeshi Muslims are no exception to that, as they try to partake in the rituals to the best of their abilities. Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, the level of celebration and merriment this year is unusually less due to people’s melancholic state and weak financial situation. Many have lost their kith and kin, while others are ailing...Read more


29 July, 2020
Unlocking the Lockdown: CARE Cox Staff complete 900 CARE Academy courses in just 90 days

By Ram Das, Deputy Country Director- Humanitarian Response, CARE Bangladesh We all are living in and working through highly complex times. It is especially challenging for those who are on the frontlines providing essential and life-saving support.  The staff members from Rohingya response in Cox’s Bazar in Bangladesh are no exceptions. Given the day to day challenges and...Read more


24 June, 2020
Fact sheet (June 2020) CARE Bangladesh COVID-19 Response

The pandemic COVID – 19 has thrown an extraordinary challenge all around us and our work has never been more relevant than now. The resolve of the CARE Bangladesh team, especially those working on the front lines everyday while risking their ownlives, has truly been humbling to watch. Read more Read more


23 June, 2020
Stories of Rohingya Refugees Khatun

In times of COVID-19, Khatun was made aware and provided with all the necessary information about the disease from Women and Girls Safe Space (WGSS). She is quite amazed to know the importance of mask, hand washing, social distance & others safety procedures, and how such basic rules can keep them safe. She and her family are trying to maintain all the preventive measures to keep themselves...Read more


23 June, 2020
Globally, 70% of healthcare workers are women, but they make up just 24% of national teams responding to COVID-19

Globally, 70% of healthcare workers are women, but they make up just 24% of national teams responding to COVID-19 Read more


23 June, 2020
Stories of Rohingya Refugees Momina

Momina* lives in camp 16, and is a member of the Community Outreach Adolesents Group (COG) committee. She uses the sewing machines at Women and Girls Safe Space (WGSS) to make cloth masks that is essential amidst the COVID-19 outbreak. She encourages others as well. Momina said, “Wearing masks will protect the community people from the coronavirus outbreak. I not only make masks for myself...Read more


20 June, 2020
Promoting Resilience to Risks of Natural Hazards(PRERONA)

Promoting Resilience to Risks of Natural Hazards(PRERONA) COVID-19 Response Read more Read more

18 June, 2020
Fact sheet (June 2020) CARE Bangladesh COVID-19 Response

“The pandemic COVID-19 has thrown an extraordinary challenge all around us and our work has never been more relevant than now. The resolve of the CARE Bangladesh team, especially those working on the frontlines everyday while risking their own lives, has truly been humbling to watch. However, with the number of infected cases still on the rise, its effect on the system is not just short and...Read more

25 April, 2020
Heroes are made in times of crisis: CARE Cox’s colleagues lead the way

by Ram Das Ayesha Siddika has been working tirelessly for last three weeks, moving from one community group to another in the Rohingya camp at Cox’s Bazaar in Bangladesh, which wears a deserted look as people are indoors and do not crowd common areas. Her family is naturally concerned but she goes on undeterred. Her focus is very clear – the Rohingya community needs to stay safe as...Read more


10 April, 2020
COVID-19 related resources

COVID-19 related resources  Read more

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