Since 25 August 2017 extreme violence in Rakhine State, Myanmar has forced hundreds of thousands of Rohingya people from their homes and across the border into Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh.
This created the fastest growing refugee crisis in the world with 919,000 Rohingya refugees stuck in camps on the border.
Conditions in the camps are incredibly difficult. With limited medical facilities, people are sick and at risk of serious disease. A year later, refugees now face additional threats. The camps are ill-equipped to handle the monsoon rains and there are limited options for evacuation.
Over the past year Christian Aid has raised nearly £9 million. With this we’ve worked with local partners to improve food security, health, access to safe water and sanitation, protection, shelters and communication with communities.
Here we take a look at some of the highlights from Christian Aid’s work over the past year…