Rohingya crisis

Kutupalong Erupts in Flames

Kutupalong Erupts in Flames

situation overview At around 3pm on March 22, 2021, a devastating fire broke out in camp 8W of the Kutupalong camp network which houses some 880,000 Rohingya refugees who fled genocide in adjacent Myanmar. Fueled by dry weather and breeze, the fire quickly spread to...

The Key to Antifragility

The Key to Antifragility

The Principle behind Friendship’s Response to Emergencies Radi Shafiq, Senior Manager, Friendship In his 2012 book entitled “Antifragile”, the mathematical statistician Professor Nassim Nicholas Taleb introduces the world to the term “Antifragility”, which he defines...

Silent Catastrophe

Silent Catastrophe

The terrors the Rohingya people fled are well known to the world. But in their new reality, many continue to suffer from psychosocial conditions. by Maliha Khan Nurun Nahar must return home to her children. Half an hour stolen between feeding her family breakfast and...

MoU Signed Between Friendship and DGHS

MoU Signed Between Friendship and DGHS

A MoU has been signed between Friendship and the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) to start operation of a comprehensive maternity centre (CMC) at the site of Friendship’s basic clinic 6, at Rohingya Camp 7, Ukhiya, Cox’s Bazar. The United Nations High...

Beyond Survival

Beyond Survival

Giving the Rohingya community tools to light their own future two years on from the Terror. by Naushad Ali Husein Latifa Begum’s job is to deliver babies to life. But she remembers a moment two years ago, when she lost the will to preserve her own. The Myanmar...

Reflections Over a Latte

Reflections Over a Latte

Naushad Ali Husein’s cream cheese bagel turns bitter in his mouth It shouldn’t be so easy to forget the story I just heard. An hour ago, I was seated around a table of people trying to keep their emotions under control as a birth attendant told us her survival story....