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After 10 years in camps in Myanmar, Rohingya mental health continues to suffer

In 2012, when violence erupted between Rohingya and Rakhine communities, Zaw Rina’s home in Pauktaw town was burned down. She was forced to flee with her family to a camp in Ah Nauk Ywe on a difficult-to-reach island in the...

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Myanmar: Responding to COVID-19 during political crisis

Political turmoil and the arrival of COVID-19 has left Myanmar's healthcare system shattered. With 2021 coming to an end, our team on the ground look back at our COVID-19 response, reflecting on what we can be proud of and what...

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Myanmar: All parties must ensure unimpeded access to healthcare

Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) calls on Myanmar’s de facto military government, and other groups, to take all steps to ensure people have safe and unhindered access to healthcare, regardless of where they seek it. Equally, medical staff must...

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Myanmar: MSF concerned for welfare of healthcare workers and people in Myanmar

Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is gravely concerned about the recent unlawful arrests and detainment of healthcare workers, and people from the wider general public, following the military coup in Myanmar on 1 February 2021. The arrests, and the widespread...

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Bangladesh: Rohingya refugees remain in limbo three years after mass exodus

“Spending our lives in the camps is difficult; the area is small and there is no space for the children to play,” says Abu Siddik. He lives in one of the camps in the Cox’s Bazar district of southeastern Bangladesh, where...

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Rohingya refugee crisis: Two years on, no solutions in sight for the Rohingya

Sitting in a teashop in Kutupalong mega-camp, Bibi Jan tugs on her sleeve. She’s covering up scars inflicted during the largest-ever episode of violence against the Rohingya, in August 2017. She tells us of the events that forced her to...

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