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22/01/2019 - Country page

/echo/file/safe-spaces-women-and-girl-refugees-bangladesh_enSafe spaces for women and girl refugees in Bangladesh

Safe spaces for women and girl refugees in Bangladesh
11/01/2019 - Video
Rohingya refugee camps in Cox’s Bazar are home to nearly one million people; 80 percent of the refugees are women and children. They survived horrific violence in Myanmar and they still face risks such as abuse, child marriage, and violence in the...

/echo/file/safe-spaces-women-and-girls-rohingya-refugee-camps_enSafe Spaces for Women and Girls in Rohingya Refugee Camps

Safe Spaces for Women and Girls in Rohingya Refugee Camps
19/12/2018 - Video
Afruza Sultana is a Bangladeshi aid worker in Cox’s Bazar where she manages an EU-supported Safe Space for Women and Girls. Every day, Afruza and her team address challenges faced by women and girls in the camps. “We do outreach work to understand...
10/12/2018 - News
The European Commission has committed an additional €5 million to provide life-saving food assistance to Rohingya communities stranded in Bangladesh.
Myanmar Rakhine state by ICRC
27/09/2018 - News
The European Commission has announced a humanitarian aid package worth €5 million to bring emergency support to vulnerable communities living in Myanmar's Kachin, Rakhine, and Shan states.
01/08/2018 - News
As Southeast Asia faces monsoon season and its potentially devastating effects, the European Commission has committed €6 million for disaster preparedness initiatives in the region.
31/05/2018 - News
The European Commission has committed €40 million in humanitarian aid to provide life-saving support to vulnerable Rohingya civilians and host communities in Bangladesh and across Myanmar's Rakhine State.
Rohignyas in Bangladesh © WFP/Saikat_Mojumder
26/02/2018 - Photo story
Since late August, Bangladesh has witnessed an unprecedented influx of Rohingya refugees arriving in Bangladesh's southern border district of Cox’s Bazar following the latest bouts of violence in Myanmar’s neighbouring Rakhine state.
31/10/2017 - News
Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management Christos Stylianides is on a two-day visit to Bangladesh, to assess the situation on the ground and visit EU aid projects that are addressing the Rohingya refugee crisis.
Armed conflict which broke out on 25 August in the northern parts of Myanmar/Burma’s Rakhine state have to date sent over 520 000 ethnic Rohingya Muslims fleeing over the border to neighbouring Bangladesh. The vast majority has arrived in the area of Tekn
23/10/2017 - News
The European Union today co-hosted in Geneva a 'Pledging Conference on the Rohingya Refugee Crisis'.