Myanmar

CARE has worked in Myanmar since 1995 with the aim to improve the living standards of rural communities through health intervention programs, including HIV/AIDS prevention and care, as well as nutritional support for pregnant mothers and children; food security and livelihoods programs, comprised of support for agriculture, fisheries, and livestock; and water, sanitation and hygiene.

As cross-cutting measures, CARE Myanmar is addressing disaster risk reduction and gender.

 

1/19/18

Myanmar Refugee Crisis: Malnourished children receive desperately needed therapeutic food

Mohammed is from a northern town in Myanmar. He is married to Jannat. As well as their one-year-old daughter, Umme, the couple have three sons aged three, four and five-years. 

The family fled violence in Myanmar and arrived in Bangladesh. 

1/18/18

Myanmar Refugee Crisis: Mother of seven flees horrific violence, husband killed

Aloma is 45-years-old. She brought her one-year-old daughter, Mufija, and nine-year-old daughter, Shumaya, to the health clinic to pick up some food. 

1/18/18

Myanmar Refugee Crisis: "I am the man of the house now"

Hossein is seven years old. He is from Myanmar. He now lives in Balukhali camp in Bangladesh with his mother and siblings. They share a shelter with another single mother family, with a small partition separating the two families.

1/18/18

Myanmar Refugee Crisis: "I make sure my children get what they need, then I feed myself"

Johara is 27-years-old. 

She currently lives with her husband and children in a makeshift shelter in Balukhali camp in Bangladesh. She is from the western part of Myanmar but fled violence. 

1/18/18

Myanmar Refugee Crisis: "Not having any drinking water is the hardest thing"

Kulsoma lives in a makeshift shelter in Unchiprang refugee settlement. 

1/18/18

Myanmar Refugee Crisis: "This baby girl has been born into this suffering"

Miamuna is 18-years-old. She is living in a makeshift shelter in Gumdum informal settlement with her baby daughter (not yet named) and her husband Mohammed.

12/18/17

Cosmopolitan: “They Killed My Baby”: One Woman’s Horrifying Journey Through the Rohingya Crisis

Siobh’an Foran, a CARE emergencies coordinator in Bangladesh, was quoted in a Cosmopolitan story about the traumatic childbirth of Sayeda Begum, a Myanmar refugee who was forced to flee her home to a Bangladesh refugee camp after she says her baby was killed by Myanmar doctors.

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