Three years since hundreds of thousands fled violence and persecution in Myanmar, Rohingya refugee children and families in Cox’s Bazar District of Bangladesh are now facing new challenges. In spite of incredibly difficult circumstances, the refugee population is actively participating in response efforts to prevent and manage the threat of COVID-19 in the camps.
“Rohingya refugee children and families have shown extraordinary resilience while living in exile in Bangladesh,” said Jean Gough, UNICEF Regional Director for South Asia. “Despite unimaginably difficult circumstances – exacerbated by monsoon rains and the global pandemic – these families continue to teach us each day what strength, courage and perseverance are………………………………………………………….
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