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Joined October 2017

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  1. 4 hours ago
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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 5 hours ago

    See how far they came: from danger to safety. Please join our relief efforts and together we will protect lives. The relocation of continues as monsoon rains threaten their shelters.

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  5. PHOTO STORY: A joint response of monsoon preparations by the humanitarian agencies and the government of Bangladesh to support Rohingya refugees.

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  6. 8 hours ago

    On-going construction of emergency relocation shelters for at high risk of landslides in Nayapara camp. Joint effort with government, , host communities, refugee volunteers &

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  7. Jul 7

    Mohammed, a refugee boy, tries out his newly acquired English skills with the UN Secretary General. But Mohammed & other refugee children currently only receive 2 hours per day of due, in part, to curriculum restrictions. We must do better -- and urgently.

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  8. Jul 8

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

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  9. Jul 8

    🚪 School gates are harder to prise open for refugee children. 🙋 And refugee girls find it tougher than boys to get in the classroom. 📚 As they grow up, so does the marginalisation. ♀ And the secondary school gender gap gets wider. It's .

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  10. Jul 7

    “It would take just one storm to wash us all away." There are nearly 1 million refugees in Bangladesh. And the storms are coming.

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  11. 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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  12. Jul 7

    “We want to go back to Myanmar as soon as possible, “but only if we’re given full rights as citizens. We want to be free.”

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  13. Jul 7

    Tens of millions of people around the world have been forced to flee their homes. Half of them are children.

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  14. Jul 6

    UN Filippo Grandi took off his shoes, sat down on a mat on the floor, and listened to the children.

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  15. Jul 6

    Ayesha escaped Myanmar with her life. And yet she's still at risk. Hundreds of thousands could face floods and landslides as monsoon season looms over the world’s largest refugee settlement.

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  16. 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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  17. Jul 5

    BEFORE & AFTER: (1) refugee house in landslide zone vs. (2) reinforced emergency shelter on safe, flat land at relocation site. Standing strong with Rohingya in Bangladesh to build a better future.

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  18. Jun 30

    Driving full-force ahead with the construction of emergency relocation housing for at high risk of landslides in Bangladesh. , , Rohingya refugees and the Bangladeshi community working together to deliver & save lives. Great team effort.

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  19. Jul 6

    I was honoured to spend some time with , UNFPA Executive Director, during the recent UN-WB mission to Bangladesh. Such an inspiring & passionate leader, with a true grass roots focus. & standing .

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  20. Jul 7

    Working towards a future of hope & possibilities for ,⁩ amidst an ongoing emergency operation. Check out this video of the recent UN-World Bank mission to refugee settlement in Bangladesh. ⁦

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