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[Bangladesh]4th year mark of the Rohingya Crisis:COVID-19 vaccination in Rohingya refugee camps


4 years have passed from August 25th 2017- the day that hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees fled from violence in Myanmar to seek refuge in Bangladesh. Currently there are around 890,000 Rohingya refugees displaced in Cox’s Bazar district in Bangladesh, which is known as one of the largest refugee camps.   Rohingya refugee camp [...]


[Bangladesh]Cyclone Amphan Emergency relief project report


On May 20th 2020, Cyclone Amphan made landfall in West Bengal and caused significant damage in the coastal areas of Bangladesh. Peace Winds Japan(PWJ)and its local partner Dhaka Community Hospital Trust (DCHT) started emergency relief operations in August in Galachipa Upazila of Patuakhali District and Sarankhola Upazila of Bagerhat District. Fishery and fish/shrimp farming are [...]

[Bangladesh]Covid-19 Awareness-Raising Activities: Challenges to be addressed


Around 860,000 Rohingya displaced from Myanmar have been living in 34 refugee camps in Teknaf and Ukhiya in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh. In the Rohingya refugee camp, with about 40,000 people per square kilometer, a family of eight to ten lives together in a single 10-square-meter shelter, with one toilet shared by multiple families. There is [...]

【Bangladesh】Third Year Mark of the Rohingya Refugee Influx to Bangladesh-Humanitarian Response in the Time of COVID-19 Outbreak


25 August 2020 marks three years since the largest exodus of Rohingya refugees to Bangladesh. Around 860,000 Rohingya refugees who fled from the mass violence in Myanmar are still displaced in Cox’s Bazar district in Bangladesh, where one of the world’s largest refugee camps has been formed.   Rohingya refugee camp   Many parts of [...]


[Bangladesh] 2 years since the Rohingya refugee crisis- Maternal health


In November 2018 and August 2019 the Rogingya refugees in Bangladesh were scheduled to return to Myanmar in a plan organized by the 2 governments of the respective countries. However, due to issues regarding nationality and the distrust of the the Myanmar government in guaranteeing safety for the refugees, the plan did not come into [...]