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Three Rohingya refugees share their stories of escape and survival

Jason Kennedy | 11 June 2018 | 0 Comments

Over 900,000 Rohingya refugees fled violence in Myanmar and sought refuge in Bangladesh. Three of these refugees have shared their stories with us.

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Topics: bangladesh, rohingya refugees

Responding to the world’s fastest growing refugee crisis

Maedhbh McDonald | 20 March 2018 | 3 Comments

Since August 2017, targeted violence against the Rohingya in Myanmar’s Rakhine State has forced over 700,000 people – almost half of whom are children – to seek safety in neighbouring Bangladesh. As the number of Rohingya refugees continues to rise, this is now the world’s fastest growing refugee crisis.

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Topics: bangladesh, emergency response, rohingya refugees

The quiet crisis: Rohingya in Bangladesh

Aoife O'Grady | 12 December 2017 | 0 Comments

Between Brexit Border tensions and dangerously undiplomatic stateside tweeting, our media has been dominated by threatened political crises over the past months. Meanwhile, one very real human crisis has been silently slipping off the agenda – the plight of the Rohingya people in Bangladesh.

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Topics: bangladesh, rohingya refugees

Rohingya crisis: Meet Layru and Hala

Kieran McConville | 11 October 2017 | 3 Comments

An estimated 507,000 Rohingya have fled violence in Rakhine state, Myanmar and crossed the border to Bangladesh. Concern’s Kieran McConville reports from the Cox’s Bazar area of Bangladesh with just one of many harrowing stories - the story of *Layru and her two year old daughter *Hala.

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Topics: bangladesh, nutrition, rohingya refugees

Five things you need to know about the Rohingya crisis

Deborah Underdown | 06 October 2017 | 0 Comments

Outbreaks of violence in Rakhine State, Myanmar, have forced hundreds of thousands of Rohingya people to flee their homes. There are numerous reports of widespread violence against men, women and children. Here are five things you need to know about the deepening crisis.

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Topics: bangladesh, rohingya refugees

Urban disasters: Preventing another tragedy in Freetown

Kai Matturi | 26 September 2017 | 5 Comments

In the first of our ‘Thought Leadership’ series, Kai Matturi, Concern’s Programme Knowledge and Learning Adviser, reflects on the devastating impact of climate change and how we can mitigate against it.

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Topics: sierra leone, climate change, bangladesh, disaster risk reduction, resilience, thought leadership series

Assisting Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh

Ros O'Sullivan | 21 September 2017 | 0 Comments

Concern’s Head of Emergency Operations, Ros O’Sullivan, reports from the Cox’s Bazar area of south eastern Bangladesh where Concern is providing assistance to the influx of Rohingya refugees fleeing from violence in Myanmar.

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Topics: bangladesh, rohingya refugees

Concern responding to Rohingya crisis in Bangladesh

Aoife O'Grady | 14 September 2017 | 0 Comments

Concern will step up its humanitarian efforts in Bangladesh to help support the wounded and homeless Rohingya people currently fleeing violence in Myanamar in their hundreds of thousands.

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Topics: bangladesh, Refugee Crisis

Outdoor Exhibition: Build Hope In The City

Clare Ahern | 13 September 2017 | 0 Comments

'Build Hope In The City' is an outdoor photo exhibition which documents the reality of urban life for some of the world's poorest communities. This stunning collection of photos, brought to Dublin in partnership with Panos Pictures is now on display in St Stephen's Green.

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Topics: poverty, haiti, bangladesh, Kenya, exhibition, urban

'Build Hope in the City' exhibition coming to Dublin

Clare Ahern | 08 September 2017 | 0 Comments

Our stunning collection of pictures from Kenya, Haiti and Bangladesh, taken by photographer Abbie Trayler-Smith, is coming to Dublin.

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Topics: haiti, bangladesh, Events, Kenya, exhibition

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