UNICEF runs about 2,500 learning centres in the 34 refugee camps in Bangladesh’s southeastern border district of Cox’s Bazar. Some 240,000 Rohingya children studied in them before the pandemic.
The revelation by the international aid group Save the Children that 700,000 children in Syria face hunger because of the nation’s economy and coronavirus curbs is sorely distressing.
The world of politics is like a bog. Everything stinks. The kid’s photograph reminded me of that. Forsaken by fate and victimised by an aggregate of hideously self-serving power-drunk politicians,
Thousands of refugees and migrants have spent a third night in the open on the Greek island of Lesbos after two consecutive nights of fires in the notoriously overcrowded Moria camp left them homeless.
Neither local authorities nor the UN could account for the whereabouts of the refugees from the stateless Muslim minority from Myanmar, who are feared to have enlisted traffickers to help them cross the Malacca strait into Malaysia.
Local police chief Ahmed Sanjur Morshed said they recovered the bodies from the debris after it took firefighters several hours to bring the blaze under control.
The National News Agency reported that the fire followed an "altercation" between a member of a Lebanese family and "Syrian workers". Other youths from the Lebanese family then "set fire to some of the refugees' tents", the NNA added.
Asmaa Rasheed, who also lives at the Zaatari refugee camp in the Jordanian city of Mafraq, near the border with Syria, tries to write interesting stories in her home and reads them to the children who come to listen to her.
Thousands of migrants fled fires on Wednesday that tore through a camp under coronavirus lockdown on Greece's island of Lesbos, while the prime minister called an emergency meeting with ministers though there were no immediate reports of casualties.
Khalid said, “Members of the Australian Defence Force entertaining #Afghan Refugee kids in a camp at UAE. These children & their families have been evacuated from #Afghanistan by the Australian Government. @ausgov @AustralianArmy @DeptDefence…”