COX’S BAZAR (Nov.
Jannat (pictured) lost track of her husband while they were running to save their lives in Myanmar. She still doesn't know his whereabouts. She managed to cross the border into Bangladesh with her 10-month old child Noor Safa.
Women in the World: Mother tells horrifying story of being abducted and raped while trying to flee Myanmar
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.
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.
“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.
Severe flooding and landslides in Myanmar, caused by Cyclone Komen hitting neighboring Bangladesh, have led to the country’s worst natural disaster since Cyclone Nargis in 2008.
MYANMAR (August 3, 2015) — Heavy monsoon rains have caused flooding and landslides in several parts of Myanmar, killing dozens of people and affecting hundreds of thousands of residents.