IOM, FAO to Support Agricultural Livelihoods, Forestry on Bangladesh-Myanmar Border

Cox’s Bazar – When a poor, rural farming community finds itself in the middle of the fastest-growing refugee crisis in the world – doubling its population in just a few months – it’s not just the new arrivals who need

UN launches 2018 appeal for Rohingya refugees and Bangladeshi host communities: Joint UNHCR/IOM Press Release

United Nations agencies and NGO partners today released the 2018 Joint Response Plan (JRP) for the Rohingya Humanitarian Crisis, a US$951 million appeal to meet the urgent needs of nearly 900,000 Rohingya refugees and more than 330,000 vulnerable Bangladeshis in

UN Migration Agency Appeals for USD 182 Million to Help 900,000 Rohingya Refugees, Local Community in Bangladesh

Cox’s Bazar – IOM, the UN Migration Agency, is appealing for USD 182.1 million to assist 900,000 Rohingya refugees and local community members in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh. IOM’s appeal is part of a broader USD 951 million UN Joint Response

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100,000 Medical Consultations in 100 Days

Cox’s Bazar – If Morisha’s family had waited a matter of minutes before bringing her to the UN Migration Agency(IOM)’s health post in the Balukhali makeshift settlement, she would be dead. Full term, in her first pregnancy, the 20-year-old started

The Rohingya Refugees who Met Pope Francis

Dhaka — When a bullet tore into Jafor Alom’s forearm, he did what anyone would do — he ran for his life. Bleeding heavily and fearing further worse attacks, he kept going until he reached Bangladesh with his family. “I came here to save

Shelter for Rohingya Refugees
How Aid Agencies Can Help

A few shelters away lives Romida. Arriving from Myanmar with nothing just over a month ago, Romida and her husband found it tough to build their own shelter. They were not able to make the structure weatherproof with the inadequate

Rohingya Crisis Response: Situation Reports