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Watch a Video About How Rohingya Fathers Are Coping in a Bangladesh Refugee Camp

More than 650,000 Rohingya people have fled from Myanmar into Bangladesh since last August. Diphtheria, a potentially deadly infection, has spread rapidly throughout crowded refugee camps. It’s the largest outbreak of this disease in decades. Samaritan’s Purse opened a Diphtheria Treatment Center in Kutupalong camp-one of the largest refugee camps in the world-to provide quality…

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Medical Teams Continue Caring for Rohingya Refugees in Bangladesh

Solimolla was 37 years old when he became a widower. His wife died of an illness, leaving their three children—the youngest only 6 months—to grow up without their mother. Life for this Rohingya family has only gotten harder, especially in recent months as they’ve had to learn to survive in a refugee camp in Bangladesh.…

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Franklin Graham in Bangladesh to See Work with Rohingya Refugees

Franklin Graham met Wednesday, Jan. 31, with Rohingya refugees to hear their heartbreaking stories and share with them the hope of Jesus Christ. “God loves you,” Graham told a crowd that flocked to him Wednesday morning when he visited the vast Kutupalong camp in southern Bangladesh. “He sees your suffering. We pray that He will…

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Love in a Rohingya Refugee Camp

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Rohingya Refugees Receive Lifesaving Treatment for Diphtheria

Kabir and his family arrived in Kutupalong refugee camp in Bangladesh with the clothes they wore and the food they carried. Already traumatized, they had no choice but to sleep on the streets until Kabir was able to piece together a house for his wife and seven children using bamboo, sticks, and plastic tarps. The…

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Watch and Learn More About Our Response to the Rohingya Refugee Crisis

Samaritan’s Purse and our local partners are providing clean water, food, hygiene items, and medical care to Rohingya refugees who’ve fled Myanmar into Bangladesh. Hundreds of thousands of people have crossed the borders since Aug. 2017, creating a humanitarian crisis. Please read more about the surgical treatment we are helping to provide at Memorial Christian…

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Rohingya Refugees Receive Critical Surgical Care

Since August more than 620,000 Rohingya have fled into Bangladesh from Myanmar, and many of these refugees are critically injured and in need of complex surgical procedures. We are helping to care for these desperate people by sending personnel and equipment to increase the capacity of Memorial Christian Hospital, our long-time partner in Bangladesh. Shanna’s…

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Samaritan’s Purse Airlifts Medical Equipment to Help Rohingya Refugees

As large groups of Rohingya refugees continue to flee from Myanmar into neighboring Bangladesh, Samaritan’s Purse is extending our response to care for these desperate people in Jesus’ Name. On Dec. 10 our DC-8 plane landed in Bangladesh with 20 tons of surgical supplies and other medical equipment. The materials will help double the capacity…

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Samaritan’s Purse Responding to Rohingya Refugee Crisis

Samaritan’s Purse has a disaster assistance response team (DART) on the ground to assist increasingly anguished Rohingya refugees fleeing from Myanmar into neighboring Bangladesh. Thousands leave each day. So far, more than 600,000 refugees have made the arduous journey to escape since late August. They arrive in the crowded, squalid camp along the border tired…

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