Stories about: Bangladesh

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  • Planting hope in Bangladesh

    When you see an issue or problem in your community, it can be hard to think of how you can help fix it – especially alone. But, by working together, all kinds of possibilities open up...

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  • Mother lifting child up in the air

    A mother's love

    Years after losing her mother, a volunteer with Tearfund Go discovers the love of another mother in Bangladesh.

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  • Alpona floor decoration

    A Bangladeshi new year

    Whether you’re loudly singing Auld Lang Syne or dropping icecream on the floor (it’s a thing in Switzerland), everyone loves a New Year tradition.…

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  • Rohingya children playing

    Where can Children play in a refugee camp

    When 27-year-old Monjur arrived in the hot and crowded Kutupalong camp of Cox'sBazar his primary concern was the welfare of his children. As a Rohingya refugee arriving in Bangladesh from Myanmar he and his family had already witnessed unbearable scenes of violence. The Rohingya crisis, which started one year ago, has lead to over 700,000 people fleeing over the border to camps in Bangladesh.

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  • Rohingya people

    A tale of two floods

    On 4 May last year, Jacob Sarker started his new role as Tearfund’s Country Representative for Bangladesh. On 30 May, Cyclone Mora hit the south of…

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  • Cox's Bazar site

    Before the monsoon

    In August 2017 violence in the Rakhine state of Myanmar instigated a mass exodus of the Rohingya people. Now they're facing the threat of monsoon rains and landslides in Cox's Bazar.

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  • Kamala with a staff member from COAST Trust

    Our 700,000 new neighbours – Bangladeshi families struggle with Rohingya influx

    Tearfund’s Peter Shaw recently returned from a visit to Bangladesh, where he witnessed first hand the effects of the Rohingya refugee crisis. It’s been six months since almost 700,000 forcibly displaced Myanmar nationals (Rohingya refugees) started to flee violence in Myanmar and flood into Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh.

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  • South Asia Floods Green Shoots of Hope

    The floods of August 2017 caused devastation on a massive scale across South Asia. Media attention may have moved on, but the rebuilding effort will last for years to come. However, thanks to the hard work of our partners and the tenacity of local people like Nazir*, the signs of recovery are slowly starting to appear.

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