Updates


18 May, 2020
COVID-19 Cases in the Rohingya Camps

It's the moment international aid groups have been dreading for months — the coronavirus has reached the sprawling refugee camps in the Cox's Bazar district of southern Bangladesh, home to roughly a million Rohingya refugees. For more details click here Read more


05 May, 2020
PRERONA Provides Hygiene Kits

In response to COVID-19, USAID funded PRERONA project, implemented by CARE Bangladesh, is raising awareness of importance of hygiene and hand washing to combat the virus and protect the most vulnerable. Bangladesh has witnessed an increased number of children and adolescents infected with COVID-19. To promote good hygiene, PRERONA project is distributing 1,200 hygiene kits to adolescent and youth...Read more


30 April, 2020
CARE Bangladesh’s HALOW+ project support makes EPI session functional at Community

EPI (Expended Program on Immunization) is the most successful program of health sector in Bangladesh. Last couple of decades, the program consistently achieving more than 98% of target having significant impact to reduce under 5 child mortality over the country. But, current COVID 19 pandemic situation falls the performance 20-30% which is alarming for achieving target of SDG goal 3 by...Read more


10 April, 2020
Prioritized HIV prevention services for key populations in Bangladesh (PWID)

PWID project organized awareness sessions in 18 centers (4 Comprehensive Drop-In Centers & 14 Drop-In Centers) covering basic information on COVID-19. Symptoms and ways of prevention were discussed in those sessions and emergency contact numbers were also shared. Apart from conducting awareness sessions, following measures are undertaken: Ensuring face mask for all staff members...Read more


10 April, 2020
Government of Bangladesh-UNICEF Community Approaches to Total Sanitation (CATS II) Project

Project staff are working in the field while practicing caution and ensuring safety, during the COVID-19 pandemic; services are being provided through either their physical presence (using musk, gloves, etc.) or sometimes communicating through Natural Leaders (NL) over phone. In March 2020, they gave emphasis on the demonstration of hand-washing techniques, shared messages on importance of...Read more


10 April, 2020
Strengthening Household Ability to Respond to Development Opportunities (SHOUHARDO) III

SHOUHARDO is reaching out to participants in 8 districts (Gaibandha, Kurigram, Jamalpur, Sirajganj, Netrokona, Sunamganj, Kishoreganj and Habiganj districts of Bangladesh) with preventative information on COVID-19. The project is doing the following to raise awareness:    SHOUHARDO III distributed posters on awareness on COVID19 in all working 947 villages, 115 union, and other public...Read more


10 April, 2020
Promoting Resilience to Risks of Natural Hazards (PRERONA)

Implemented by CARE Bangladesh, USAID Bangladesh's PRERONA project, has set up hand wash stations to combat the spread of COVID-19 in Union Health and Family Welfare Centres (UHFWC), UNO Office and Upazila Health Complex (UHC) in Maheshkhali, Cox’s Bazar. The prject has also provided robust risk communication to share information on COVID-19 to provide actionable guidance to help...Read more


10 April, 2020
Humanitarian and Wash Support Enhanced in the Rohingya Camps

CARE Bangladesh has taken several precautions to check possible spread of COVID-19 which includes, hygiene measures such as hand washing, sanitizing the environment and has already integrated COVID-19 related awareness into its regular programs in the Rohingya camps. The awareness messaging includes proper hand washing techniques, hygiene practices and social distancing (maintaining minimum one...Read more


06 April, 2020
CARE Bangladesh distributed protective equipment through local government in Gazipur

April 6, 2020, Monday, Dhaka: CARE Bangladesh’ Health Access and Linkage Opportunities for Workers Plus (HALOW+) project provided healthcare providers in Gazipur, including doctors, 100 sets of personal protective equipment (PPE) in Gazipur. There was a simple ceremony organized in this regard where Mohammad Zahangir Alam, Mayor of Gazipur City Corporation attended as chief guest on April...Read more

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