Rohingya Refugee Crisis

The need for humanitarian assistance is becoming urgent with monsoon season approaching. More than 860, 000 Rohingya people have crossed over to Bangladesh and are living in refugee camps. Oxfam is responding now.
Boat arrives in Bangladesh. Credit: Aurélie Marrier d'Unienville

Creating Spaces Project

Creating Spaces takes action to reduce violence against women and girls, and to reduce the prevalence of child, early and forced marriage in Bangladesh, India, Indonesia, Pakistan, Philippines and Nepal.
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As monsoon seasons hits Bangladesh from late May to September, it is expected that a massive two and a half metres of rain could fall in just three months. Heavy rains and flooding will affect Rohingya refugees living in camps, increasing their risk of exposure to water-borne diseases.

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