Kevin J. Allen

@Kevin_J_Allen

UNHCR Head of Operations, Rohingya Refugee Emergency. Working together to protect, empower and achieve solutions for .

Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh
Joined May 2018

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    24 hours ago

    Forced to flee their homes & uprooted. Rain pouring down. But these refugee continue to smile. Hope for the future. We can't let them down. Better a critical first step.

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  3. 2 hours ago

    Preparing sites for the emergency relocation of . Digging drainage canals. Keeping roads open in the monsoon rains. Who is doing the heavy lifting? . Impressive work, in liaison with & . Together, .

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    Relocating at high risk of landslides in Bangladesh. 7 days a week. No retreat. Standing strong

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    UK State |Minister, Mr. Mark Field met with outreach volunteers and listened to their concerns during a day visit to Kutupalong refugee site in Bangladesh.

    Mr. Mark Field, UK State Minister for Asia& Pacific met with UNHCR outreach volunteers at Kutupalong refugee site in Bangladesh
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    22 hours ago

    The smiles of these refugee children inspire. They remind us of the strength of the human spirit. They give us hope that the future will bring reconciliation, peace, prosperity. But that will only happen if these kids get the they deserve.

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    Jul 8

    Bamboo "flatpacks" to build sturdy emergency shelters -- quickly. courtesy of . Shelters assembled courtesy of and Bangladeshi host community through cash-for-work project. Together.

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    Jul 8

    are bringing colour to the refugee settlements of Bangladesh. Community in action. Creativity & expression.

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  10. 11 hours ago

    refugee children smiling in spite of it all. But they need better for a brighter future.

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    The Asian Development Bank is helping Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh and their hosts with a big aid package. Another positive example of how development organizations are bringing new resources, ideas and approaches to refugee responses.

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    Jul 6

    “Refugee mothers are vulnerable & need extra care.” is deploying midwives in Rohingya refugee camps:

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    Jul 6

    “The refugee situation around the world is everybody’s problem. It’s not just a problem for host countries, or just a problem for the refugees — this is everybody’s problem," said after visiting the camps with

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    Jul 5

    This is Gul Zahar, a in her 90s. Since 1978, she has fled Myanmar 3 times. She now lives with her son, grandchildren and great-grandchildren in one hut at the Kutupalong Camp in Cox’s Bazar, . My full report coming soon on ...

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    Jul 8

    As monsoon brings landslides and floods to refugee camps, is moving people to safer ground:

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    Jul 7

    The day closes in Cox's Bazar, as monsoon clouds loom near settlements. 2 months down, 3 more months of rain to go. UNHCR emergency response teams stand at the ready.

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    Jul 8

    As monsoon rains continue, Field & Shelter Teams continue their work with focus. Shelter repair & reinforcement. The relocation of at high risk of landslides. Continuing the construction of homes on flat, safe ground.

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  18. 22 hours ago

    The smiles of these refugee children inspire. They remind us of the strength of the human spirit. They give us hope that the future will bring reconciliation, peace, prosperity. But that will only happen if these kids get the they deserve.

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    Jul 7

    📚 Refugee girls are only 50% as likely to go to secondary level as boys. ♀ It’s time to change this. It’s .

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  20. 24 hours ago

    Forced to flee their homes & uprooted. Rain pouring down. But these refugee continue to smile. Hope for the future. We can't let them down. Better a critical first step.

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