News comment: UNHCR calls on Myanmar's neighbours to protect people fleeing violence

This news comment is attributable to Gillian Triggs, UNHCR's Assistant High Commissioner for Protection

31 Mar 2021

UNHCR rushing support and aid to Rohingya refugees affected by last week's massive fire

30 Mar 2021

'Everything is burnt to ashes'

Rohingya refugees who lost everything in the massive fire that tore through a camp in southern Bangladesh on Monday prepare to start over, once again.

26 Mar 2021

Bangladeshi authorities, aid agencies and refugee volunteers rush to respond as massive fire leaves some 45,000 Rohingya refugees without shelter

23 Mar 2021

Rohingya refugees and local Bangladeshis benefit from inclusive COVID-19 response

Healthcare facilities in Cox's Bazar have been treating both Rohingya refugee and Bangladeshi COVID patients. Now, a national vaccination campaign will take the same inclusive approach.

18 Mar 2021

UNHCR appeals for immediate rescue of Rohingya refugees in distress on the Andaman Sea

22 Feb 2021

One year on, Myanmar refugees support COVID-19 prevention efforts in Thailand

Myanmar refugees on the Thai-Myanmar border are continuing to urge their friends and family to remain vigilant, wear masks and practise physical distancing.

29 Jan 2021

UNHCR contributes 50,000 additional test kits in support of Myanmar's COVID-19 pandemic response

17 Dec 2020

Gender-based violence on the rise during lockdowns

Data shows that displaced women and girls worldwide are experiencing increased gender-based violence during the COVID-19 pandemic.

25 Nov 2020