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Rohingya Refugee Crisis in Bangladesh

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Rohingya refugees settle in Balukhali camp. In the past month, more than 500,000 refugees have fled the violence in Myanmar. Many are traumatized, malnourished, and in acute need of food, safe water, health care and mental health services. Photo: Kathleen Prior for Action Against Hunger, Bangladesh
Rohingya refugees settle in Balukhali camp. In the past month, more than 500,000 refugees have fled the violence in Myanmar. Many are traumatized, malnourished, and in acute need of food, safe water, health care and mental health services.
Photo: Kathleen Prior for Action Against Hunger, Bangladesh

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Healthcare worker, Togar Ram Shil, screens Rohingya infants for malnutrition at an Action Against Hunger center in Bangladesh. Photo: Kathleen Prior for Action Against Hunger, Bangladesh
Healthcare worker, Togar Ram Shil, screens Rohingya infants for malnutrition at an Action Against Hunger center in Bangladesh.
Photo: Kathleen Prior for Action Against Hunger, Bangladesh

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Rohingya mothers bring their children to be weighed as part of a malnutrition screening. Our teams estimate that among newly arrived refugees in Cox’s Bazar, 6% of children under 5 are severely malnourished. Photo: Kathleen Prior for Action Against Hunger, Bangladesh
Rohingya mothers bring their children to be weighed as part of a malnutrition screening. Our teams estimate that among newly arrived refugees in Cox’s Bazar, 6% of children under 5 are severely malnourished.
Photo: Kathleen Prior for Action Against Hunger, Bangladesh

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Our emergency teams have conducted health screenings for more than 100,000 children and admitted over 11,000 children into our emergency nutrition programs through mobile clinics and in partnership with 90 local government-run community health clinics. Photo: Kathleen Prior for Action Against Hunger, Bangladesh
Our emergency teams have conducted health screenings for more than 100,000 children and admitted over 11,000 children into our emergency nutrition programs through mobile clinics and in partnership with 90 local government-run community health clinics.
Photo: Kathleen Prior for Action Against Hunger, Bangladesh

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Senu Ara Begum is a Rohingya refugee. Here, her two year old, Shahini Bibi receives food and a health check up. Photo: Kathleen Prior for Action Against Hunger, Bangladesh
Senu Ara Begum is a Rohingya refugee. Here, her two year old, Shahini Bibi receives food and a health check.
Photo: Kathleen Prior for Action Against Hunger, Bangladesh

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Every day, Action Against Hunger’s mobile teams are delivering 551,479 liters of clean, safe water to Rohingya refugees in camps and other locations. Photo: Kathleen Prior for Action Against Hunger, Bangladesh
Every day, Action Against Hunger’s mobile teams are delivering 551,479 liters of clean, safe water to Rohingya refugees in camps and other locations.
Photo: Kathleen Prior for Action Against Hunger, Bangladesh

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Serving hot meals at one of Action Against Hunger's feeding center. Every day, our mobile teams are delivering more than 83,000 hot meals to Rohingya refugees in camps and other locations. Photo: Kathleen Prior for Action Against Hunger, Bangladesh
Serving hot meals at one of Action Against Hunger's feeding center. Every day, our mobile teams are delivering more than 83,000 hot meals to Rohingya refugees in camps and other locations.
Photo: Kathleen Prior for Action Against Hunger, Bangladesh

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A food distribution in Balukhali camp. Photo: Kathleen Prior for Action Against Hunger, Bangladesh
A food distribution in Balukhali camp.
Photo: Kathleen Prior for Action Against Hunger, Bangladesh

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Muk Kashim, aged 8, from Rammiya Bil, Moungdaw, brings home rations from a food distribution in Balukhali camp. Photo: Kathleen Prior for Action Against Hunger, Bangladesh
Muk Kashim, aged 8, from Rammiya Bil, Moungdaw, brings home rations from a food distribution in Balukhali camp.
Photo: Kathleen Prior for Action Against Hunger, Bangladesh

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An estimated 60 percent of Rohingya refugees are children. In addition to hot meals, safe drinking water, and health care, we're providing psychosocial first aid to newly arrived families to help them recover from trauma and find smiles again. Photo: Kathleen Prior for Action Against Hunger, Bangladesh
An estimated 60 percent of Rohingya refugees are children. In addition to hot meals, safe drinking water, and health care, we're providing psychosocial first aid to newly arrived refugees to help them recover from trauma and find smiles again.
Photo: Kathleen Prior for Action Against Hunger, Bangladesh