Rohingya Emergency

An estimated 500,000 Rohingya Muslims have fled to neighbouring Bangladesh following violence in Myanmar.

“It’s heart breaking and overwhelming here on the ground,” says Farah Kabir, ActionAid Country Director in Bangladesh. “In nearly 15 years of working on humanitarian disasters I’ve never seen a crisis of this scale. People are so scared. You can see it in their eyes; they do not know who to trust. They do not know what the future, or even tomorrow holds. The scale of need is far outweighing the response.”Families are living huddled beneath sheets of plastic, with no access to clean water, toilets or sanitary facilities. People have to cook and wash using contaminated water from the same sources. The risk of waterborne diseases spreading in these conditions is high, unless we act now.
We will be building toilets, washing facilities for women and children and women’s centres where mothers can breastfeed in private. At these centres women will be able to access essential hygiene kits, medical referrals and emotional support.We urgently need your help to support our response to this crisis. Please donate now to help make sure we can reach as many women and girls as possible.Over 620,000 Rohingya Muslims are in urgent need of help. We are on the ground and have plan to provided food packs to 15,200 families.Facebook: now and save lives:

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