Begum (whose name has been changed to protect her identity) says its easy to identify the worst three days of her life. They are her last three days spent In Myanmar.
CARE started its operations in Bangladesh (then East Pakistan) in 1949. Today, CARE Bangladesh amplifies the voices of the poor and the marginalized in ways that influence public opinion, development practices, and policy at all levels by drawing on grassroots experience and relationships with civil society, government, and the private sector.
We have made a long-term commitment to specific marginalized and vulnerable groups to achieve a lasting impact on the underlying causes of poverty and social injustice.
COX’S BAZAR (Oct 17, 2017) —Close to half a million refugees from Myanmar are in urgent need of assistance because they have either witnessed, experienced or are at risk of sexual assault or other forms of gender-based violence, warns CARE.
Myanmar Refugee Crisis in Bangladesh: 150,000 Refugee Children Under 5 Acutely Malnourished, Warns CARE
COX’S BAZAR (Oct. 13, 2017) — More than 150,000 refugee children under the age of 5 are acutely malnourished, warns the poverty-fighting organization, CARE.
Roida, 10, and her family fled violence near their home in a small village in Myanmar. She now lives in a shelter within the Balukhali camp with her mother, father and her three siblings.
A girl comes to a screeching halt on a motorbike. A trio of girls stand proudly with their schoolbooks. Two girls - friends and teammates - offer up a soccer ball for a game. These are scenes of everyday life as presented by the people living it in rural Nepal and Bangladesh.
“Worst conditions I have seen” in 20 years of working with refugees, says country director
COX’S BAZAR (Sept. 18, 2017) — In the past three weeks, more than 400,000 people from Myanmar have fled to Bangladesh after an escalation of violence in Myanmar's northern Rakhine State. Most of the refugees, around 80 percent, are women, children and small babies.
With generous funding from the Sall Family Foundation, CARE is implementing the five-year (2012-2017) Nutrition at the Center Program, which aims to reduce anemia in girls and women ages 15 to 49, and stunting and anemia in children from birth to 24 months by integrating maternal, infant and earl