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Betel vendor in Bangladesh - Photo by Garrett N

Betel leaves are commonly chewed as a stimulant throughout South Asia. Photo by Garrett N

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Hope in the midst of the storm

OM and partners work to bring hope to the Rohingya refugees, even with monsoon rains threatening temporary housing in the camps.

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The needs of the most vulnerable

Mothers and children in Bangladesh’s refugee camps tell horrifying stories from recent months, many needing a place where they can be reminded of hope.

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Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh

This 18-year-old widow watched as her husband was gunned down by Myanmar soldiers. "I have no other family. We were only married one year, and now my son has no father,” she said. In 2017, 607,000 Rohingya refugees came across the border into Bangladesh to escape ethnic cleansing from the Myanmar military. This has become the fastest growing refugee disaster in the world.
Photo by Ellyn Schellenberg

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Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh -2

Rehana, an 11-year-old Rohingya refugee, shows the sole of her feet, which reflect the hard four-day walk she recently undertook with her family. In 2017, 607,000 Rohingya refugees came across the border into Bangladesh to escape ethnic cleansing from the Myanmar military.
Photo by Ellyn Schellenberg

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Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh -3

These Rohingya children in a refugee camp in Cox’s Bazar have no opportunity to go to school. In 2017, 607,000 Rohingya refugees came across the border into Bangladesh to escape ethnic cleansing from the Myanmar military.
Photo by Ellyn Schellenberg

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Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh -4

Rohingya child peaks out of the doorway of the temporary shelter. In 2017, 607,000 Rohingya refugees came across the border into Bangladesh to escape ethnic cleansing from the Myanmar military. This has become the fastest growing refugee disaster in the world.
Photo by Ellyn Schellenberg

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'We had to leave'

OM writer Ellyn shares firsthand accounts from those who fled for their lives to Bangladesh and now reside with thousands in camps in Cox’s Bazar.

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Young girl rests - Photo by Garrett N.

A young girl, who just arrived in Bangladesh on a boat with 38 others, rests in the shade of the trees and her umbrella. Photo by Garrett N.

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A boy holding a baby fast asleep (1 of 2) - Photo by Garrett N.

A boy holds his baby brother in the doorway of their temporary shelter in one of the refugee camps in Cox Bazaar. Photo by Garrett N.

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