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Tuesday 30 March 2021

ROHINGYA CAMP FIRE: Last week’s blaze pushed more than 13,000 children out of school

ROHINGYA CAMP FIRE: Last week’s blaze pushed more than 13,000 children out of school 

The deadly fire that ripped through the world’s largest refugee camp in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, last week destroyed 163 learning spaces, putting education out of reach for 13,226 Rohingya children, according to aid agencies delivering education support in the camps.  

Thursday 25 March 2021

INGO-Joint Statement on the Fires in the Rohingya Camps in Cox's Bazar

We stand in solidarity with the 10,000 Rohingya refugee families affected by the massive fires in Kutapalong Camp in Cox’s Bazar Bangladesh. The humanitarian community and the Government of Bangladesh have worked together tirelessly to support those affected by the blaze on March 22, 2021.

 

Wednesday 24 March 2021

FIRE BLAZES THROUGH ROHINGYA CAMP PUTTING LIVES OF THOUSANDS OF REFUGEES AT RISK

Save the Children is deeply concerned by a fire currently tearing through several densely populated Rohingya refugee camps in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, which are home to over 800,000 Rohingya people.

It is yet unknown how many people might have been caught in the blaze, which has been spreading fast, but we do know that over 80,000 people live in the affected sub-camps.

Tayeba Begum, a Save the Children volunteer who witnessed the fire said:

Thursday 14 January 2021

Devastating fire in Rohingya camp in Bangladesh destroys 500 homes

Monday 19 October 2020

COVID-19 places half a million more girls at risk of child marriage in 2020

COVID-19 places half a million more girls at risk of child marriage in 2020

·         Save the Children analysis reveals a further 2.5 million girls at risk of marriage by 2025 because of pandemic—the greatest surge in child marriage rates in 25 years

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