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Dhaka, Bangladesh
Joined October 2017


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  1. ID cards are being issued to which protect them against forced return, recognise their legal identity & facilitate access to assistance. The exercise is being carried out jointly by and the Government of Bangladesh.

  2. Jul 4

    Now more than ever, we must stand with to ensure that they have a future of hope & possibilities. To do that, we must improve the quality of education for children. They deserve the best.

  3. Jul 5

    “In a world in which borders are closing in front of people seeking asylum, Bangladesh has generously kept its borders open to Rohingya refugees. This is a lesson in humanity to many other countries... that are doing the opposite"- UN Chief

  4. Jul 5
  5. Jun 27

    Under darkening monsoon clouds, and its partners are relocating hundreds of refugee families away from the threat of deadly floods and landslides. Here, with plenty of help from volunteers, families cross the bridge on their way to new shelters.

  6. Jul 3

    Just finished an excellent field mission with Filippo Grandi, UN High Commissioner for Refugees, who visited us in Bangladesh. We discussed strategies to further empower & support their resilience as we pursue solutions together. .

  7. Jul 3

    This boy, a , paid our live shot location a visit and his smile lit up my team’s day ... I’m reporting all week from for ...

  8. Jul 1

    I’m back in this week reporting on the plight of for ... It was impressive today to see the massive efforts underway to relocate families who are at high risk of landslides

  9. Jul 4

    Fantastic having , Chief of UNHCR Communications, in Bangladesh with our High Commissioner this week. Thanks, Melissa, for helping to give profile and voice to in Bangladesh.

  10. Jul 4

    Filippo Grandi, UN High Commissioner for Refugees, spent time with and the Bangladeshi host community during this field mission in Southeastern Bangladesh yesterday.

  11. Jul 4

    Walking with , Filippo Grandi, through the mega-settlement where over 620,000 reside, after a downpour of monsoon rains. UNHCR has relocated thousands at risk of landslides, but more flat land is needed.

  12. Jul 4

    As monsoon rains continue to pour down, UNHCR Field & Shelter Teams deploy to distribute materials to to repair & reinforce shelters. Relocation of families at risk of landslides continues. Stand strong. Stand firm. Stand .

  13. Jul 3

    The Sec-Gen spent 10 years as UN High Commissioner for Refugees but tells he’s never seen anything like these camps

  14. Jul 2

    At the end of our day listening and collecting stories of refugee families in settlement, we return to Cox's Bazar, a sunset over the Bay of Bengal as reminder that, despite enormous difficulty, there is beauty and hope in our world.

  15. Jul 4
  16. Jul 1

    On a windy, rain-soaked day in the settlement, field officer coordinates the relocation of almost 40 refugee families from hazardous landslide- and flood-prone zones to newly built shelters in a safe, level area.

  17. Jul 4

    Relocating to safe, flat land. Great reporting by . Check out the video below. Stand strong .

  18. Jul 3

    Sabera Begum fled & thought she’d found safety for her family in . Then the rains came. My report on efforts to relocate most at risk from landslides, feat intv w '

  19. Jul 2

    Our cooperation with agencies is unprecedented. By filling the gap between humanitarian and development response, we are able to provide better support to refugees and host communities.

  20. Jul 3

    Refugees’ voice matters. They know best what’s best for them. This is why organise elections for Rohingya refugees to have their representatives. This is also Canada’s goal under its feminist aid policy.


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