We responded to help people who fled to Bangladesh to escape violence in Myanmar.

We have also responded in Bangladesh due to extreme flooding on several occasions.

Woman in headscarf stands with community in Bangladesh
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Bizli and her family lost their home when floods devastated their village on the banks of the Brahmaputra river in Bangladesh in 2017. Families received shelter kits, tarpaulins, solar lights, and blankets to allow them to recover and rebuild their homes.

Where is Bangladesh?

Bangladesh is a coastal country in southern Asia. It borders India in the north, west and north east. It also borders Myanmar in the south west. Nepal and Bhutan are close by to the north.

In the south Bangladesh borders the Bay of Bengal. A large portion of the country consists of the delta of the Ganges River. Its position on the coast and predominantly low-lying land leaves the country vulnerable to flooding.

Our response in Bangladesh

Two boys from Rohingya crisis at a camp in Bangladesh

Rohingya crisis 2017

After fleeing Myanmar, Rohingya families desperately needed shelter, lighting, and water. Learn more about the Rohingya Crisis and how we responded.

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