Rohingya refugees lead response to fire threat in Bangladesh camps

Trained refugee volunteers are the first line of defence against the frequent fires that tear through camps in the dry season.

10 Jun 2022

Youth groups give young Rohingya refugees skills and a sense of purpose

Adolescent clubs and environmental youth groups are helping to bridge the education gap for Rohingya refugees living in camps in Bangladesh.

26 May 2022

UNHCR's Grandi urges redoubled support for Rohingya refugees, host communities in Bangladesh

25 May 2022

UNHCR and partners call for sustained funding and support for Rohingya refugees

29 Mar 2022

UNHCR Deputy calls for enhanced access to education and livelihoods for Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh

18 Feb 2022

Poet and activist Emi Mahmoud brings voices of refugees to COP26

Poet and UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador Emtithal (Emi) Mahmoud had conversations with refugees in several countries before composing the poem she will perform at the UN climate change meeting in Glasgow this week.

8 Nov 2021

Rohingya refugees restore depleted forest in Bangladesh

Four years after swathes of forest in southern Bangladesh were cleared to make way for Rohingya refugees, projects to restore the ecosystem and "re-green" the camps are yielding results.

3 Nov 2021

UNHCR deplores violent attack in Rohingya refugee camp

22 Oct 2021

Flooding, fires and COVID bring fresh challenges for Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh

The global pandemic, flooding and fires were just some of the hardships faced by Rohingya refugees over the past year.

3 Sep 2021