Rohingya Response 2019

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Cox’s Bazar – When four young Bangladeshis living near the world’s largest refugee camp – home to nearly a million Rohingya refugees from Myanmar – heard about a free programme teaching construction and business skills, they immediately saw an opportunity.  

Cox’s Bazar – Khair Hussein remembers when cooking a meal meant a back-breaking trek up a dirt slope to collect firewood from the nearby bush.

Cox’s Bazar – Bangladesh is boosting efforts to combat human trafficking with a 2018-2022 national plan of action to improve enforcement through better inter-agency coordination, improved training of officers and harmonization of existing laws. 

Cox’s Bazar – Under clear 36-degree Celsius skies, an exhausted Rafiq leans against his house, surrounded by his five children. Glancing upwards, he ponders another sweltering walk down a steep dirt path to haul clean water for his family.

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