Three Rohingya children huddle under an umbrella during a downpour in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh
© UNHCR/David Azia

Rohingya Emergency

It’s the most dangerous time of year for Rohingya refugees: monsoon season.

After fleeing violence in Myanmar, almost one million Rohingya refugees are living in overcrowded camps in Bangladesh.

In Cox’s Bazar refugee camp, shelters are made of bamboo and tarpaulin, offering little protection from the elements. Many are built on hillsides or in low-lying areas and are at risk of being swept away in flash flooding or landslides.

Already, floodwaters are damaging homes and community facilities, forcing refugees to evacuate.

Rohingya refugees are extraordinarily resilient. But they are facing hunger and malnutrition, while monsoons threaten to destroy the only homes they have left.

Please send help to Rohingya refugees now.

By donating today, you can help Rohingya refugees access:

Two refugees in the middle of destroyed shelters in Rakhine state. Shelters at Kyauktaw City Hall IDP site in Rakhine State (Central) which have been destroyed during cyclone Mocha ; Humanitarian needs in Rakhine State and North West Myanmar were already dire before the cyclone hit, with approximately six million people already in need of relief aid
Shelter repairs
A Rohingya woman and boy sit together outside their shelter
Health and nutrition
Hamida (26) a Rohingya refugee and mother of four children, receiver of LPG gas distributed by UNHCR in Kutupalong, Ukhiya, Cox’Bazar, Bangladesh.
Volunteers help Rohingya refugees evacuate from their shelters as the rain falls
Hygiene and sanitation

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