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Rohingya crisis

As devastating rains hit Bangladesh, more than 700,000 Rohingya are now at grave risk due to landslides, flooding and the outbreak of disease. 

Rohingya families need your support to help protect their children in amid the monsoon.

It’s been one year since violence forced more than 700,000 Rohingya people to flee Myanmar into neighbouring Bangladesh. More than half of the refugees are children. Many experienced or witnessed horrific violence.

Now they face new battles. Monsoon rains flood the camp and wash away shaky shelters. Children are in danger of early marriage and trafficking. Families are heavily reliant on aid for food and healthcare.

Rohingya families urgently need your support to help them survive the daily challenges of life as a refugee in Cox’s Bazaar.

In what was the fastest growing refugee crisis in the world, the Rohingya settled in a small amount of land in Bangladesh. Storms and floods are now amplifying this crisis, destroying roads, shelters and possessions and leaving people unable to access health clinics and other vital services. Heavy rains and powerful winds tore through the camps, leaving behind crumpled shelters and families scrambling to rebuild.

Your support can help Save the Children in our response to this crisis. Our teams are on the ground repairing latrines and shelters damaged by the rains, providing food, water and safe spaces for children, and hygiene kits to stop disease spreading among already vulnerable people.

More help is urgently needed. Please donate today.

Donations of $2 and over are tax deductible. Funds raised will be used to assist children and families in need. Any funds raised in excess of the amount required will be allocated to dedicated programming which supports children and families affected by emergencies around the world. Your personal information is handled in accordance with our privacy policy at savethechildren.org.au/privacy-policy. Save the Children has a Deductible Gift Recipient 1 (DGR) status with the Australian Tax Office. To update us with your communications preferences please contact our Supporter Care Team on 1800 76 00 11 (FREECALL, Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm ADST). ABN 99 008 610 035.  Save the Children Australia, 33 Lincoln Square South, Carlton VIC 3053

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