Rohingya crisis

Diarrhoea Outbreak in Bhasan Char

Diarrhoea Outbreak in Bhasan Char

Diarrhoea patients lying on the floor of the overwhelmed hospital in Bhasan Char, a new home for Bangladesh's Rohingya refugees. © FRIENDSHIP by RAEED ABD-ALLAH CHOWDHURYUpdated: June 23, 2021 Four people have died in an outbreak of diarrhoea in Bhasan Char—an island...

A Tool to Restart Their Lives

A Tool to Restart Their Lives

Runa Khan addresses the inaugural session of the International Dialogue on Migration 2021 Initiated in 2001, the International Dialogue on Migration (IDM) is the principal forum for migration policy dialogue of the International Organization for Migration (IOM),...

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 KHANMarch 12, 2020 Nurun Nahar must return home to her children. Half an hour stolen between feeding her family...

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 HuseinAugust 28, 2019 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...