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

UNHCR report: Rohingya refugees, mostly women and children, facing deadlier journeys in the Bay of Bengal and Andaman Sea

19 Aug 2021

'Climate action should be a major focus of emergency preparedness'

UNHCR has more than 17,800 staff working around the world. This World Humanitarian Day, meet Ehsanul Hoque, who works with the environment unit in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh.

19 Aug 2021

Floods bring new misery for Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh camps

Thousands of people have been made homeless by flooding after monsoon rains inundated refugee sites in southern Bangladesh.

30 Jul 2021

Deadly floods and landslides hit Rohingya camps in Bangladesh

28 Jul 2021

Local groups offer vital assistance to newly displaced in Myanmar

UNHCR is partnering with local communities and faith groups to help an estimated 200,000 people driven from their homes by fresh violence since February's military takeover.

22 Jul 2021

News comment: Statement on refugee registration and data collection in Bangladesh

This comment is in response to a number of media inquiries UNHCR has received on the collection of data of Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh.

15 Jun 2021

UNHCR's Assistant High Commissioners conclude four-day visit to Bangladesh

2 Jun 2021

Pandemic-hit Rohingya refugees and local Bangladeshis get help to grow food

Local marketplaces are helping struggling Bangladeshi farmers sell their produce while rooftop gardens are allowing Rohingya refugees to grow their own food.

18 May 2021