#Bangladesh

  • Article: COVID-19 Puts Added Strain on Urgent Cyclone Relief Efforts in Bangladesh and India

    COVID-19 Puts Added Strain on Urgent Cyclone Relief Efforts in Bangladesh and India

    By Brandon Wiggins|May 21, 2020

    The devastating Cyclone Amphan killed more than 80 people. Read more

  • Article: Bangladesh Garment Workers Forced to Return to Factories Despite COVID-19 Fears

    Bangladesh Garment Workers Forced to Return to Factories Despite COVID-19 Fears

    By Brandon Wiggins|May 12, 2020

    Many workers are providers for their families and fear missing wages. Read more

  • Article: Hundreds of Rohingya Refugees Stranded at Sea Due to COVID-19 Pandemic

    Hundreds of Rohingya Refugees Stranded at Sea Due to COVID-19 Pandemic

    By Joe McCarthy|May 4, 2020

    One boat has been sent to an uninhabited island off the coast of Bangladesh. Read more

  • Article: How COVID-19 Is Impacting My Work Promoting Safe Hygiene in Bangladesh’s Slums

    How COVID-19 Is Impacting My Work Promoting Safe Hygiene in Bangladesh’s Slums

    By Leah Rodriguez|April 28, 2020

    WaterAid’s Bangladesh country director says ensuring access to soap is as important as food. Read more

  • Article: In My Own Words: Why I Work to Ensure Sex Workers Have Access to Clean Water and Safe Hygiene, Too

    In My Own Words: Why I Work to Ensure Sex Workers Have Access to Clean Water and Safe Hygiene, Too

    By Shomy Hasan Chowdhury|March 31, 2020

    Shomy Hasan Chowdhury is working to ensure access to water and sanitation in Bangladesh’s brothels. Read more

  • Article: At Least 15 Rohingya Drowned After Leaving a Refugee Camp in Bangladesh

    At Least 15 Rohingya Drowned After Leaving a Refugee Camp in Bangladesh

    By Joe McCarthy|Feb. 11, 2020

    The Bangladesh coast guard managed to rescue 73 people and is searching for the rest. Read more

  • Article: Australian Politicians Visit Bangladesh Slums to See the Impact of Australian Aid

    Australian Politicians Visit Bangladesh Slums to See the Impact of Australian Aid

    By Madeleine Keck|Jan. 30, 2020

    The tour visited programs by Oxfam, Plan International, and World Vision, among others. Read more

  • Article: Rohingya Refugee Children in Bangladesh Now Have Access to Education

    Rohingya Refugee Children in Bangladesh Now Have Access to Education

    By Catherine Caruso|Jan. 29, 2020

    Children in grades six to nine will be taught using Myanmar’s curriculum. Read more