“The UN’s longstanding position is that comprehensive technical & protection assessments to evaluate safety & sustainability of Bhasan Char are essential before any relocations take place. The UN has long been prepared to proceed w assessment work”
“Bangladesh has shouldered very heavy responsibilities for the Rohingya refugees and must not be left alone to deal with these challenges... But turning desperate people away cannot be the answer.” @CorlissUNHCR
Fatima is a widow, living alone in the biggest refugee camp in the world, and caring for her 5 children during #Ramadan .
During the #COVID19 lockdown, this is even more challenging.
The lovely & very talented poet @ShahidaWin gives good advice in #Rohingya language to fellow refugees in Cox's Bazar camps.
Great engagement and joint efforts to share information, prevent transmission and keep people safe from #COVID19 !
While we all remain at home in order to protect against #COVID19, our Protection Officer Tahmina provides some useful advice on sharing household chores and reducing pressure & stress in the home.
"A real man will always respect women and prevent every kind of violence"
"There are multiple groups of refugees including more than 2,000 trained volunteers, working to prevent widespread COVID-19 within the camps...We are very fortunate to work in solidarity with these young refugees who are doing excellent & admirable work. It's a huge joint effort" https://t.co/BfoYxT7r8V
"#Rohingya communities face an even greater risk of rapid transmission of the virus, due to the limited health infrastructure available and in light of the congested conditions in which they live, in one of the most densely populated camps in the world"