Playground for the forgotten: Into the life of Rohingya children in refugee camps
A Rohingya girl Ismat Ara, right, and her friend Roshimin Begum mile as they react to the camera at Thaingkhali refugee camp (Photo: AP)
A Rohingya girl Ismat Ara, right, and her friend Roshimin Begum mile as they react to the camera at Thaingkhali refugee camp (Photo: AP)
Rohingya children play football in Kutupalong camp, Bangladesh (Photo: AP)
Rohingya children play football in Kutupalong camp, Bangladesh (Photo: AP)
Nearly fifty-eight per cent of the about 6,00,000 Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh are children who suffer from severe malnutrition, a United Nations report released said. (Photo: AFP)
Nearly fifty-eight per cent of the about 6,00,000 Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh are children who suffer from severe malnutrition, a United Nations report released said. (Photo: AFP)
“Many Rohingya refugee children in Bangladesh have witnessed atrocities in Myanmar no child should ever see, and all have suffered tremendous loss,” UNICEF Executive Director Anthony Lake said in a statement. (Photo: AP)
“Many Rohingya refugee children in Bangladesh have witnessed atrocities in Myanmar no child should ever see, and all have suffered tremendous loss,” UNICEF Executive Director Anthony Lake said in a statement. (Photo: AP)
In this Sept. 29, 2017, photo provided by UNICEF, Rohingya children draw at Balukhali makeshift refugee camp in Cox's Bazar district in Bangladesh. (Photo: AP)
In this Sept. 29, 2017, photo provided by UNICEF, Rohingya children draw at Balukhali makeshift refugee camp in Cox's Bazar district in Bangladesh. (Photo: AP)
Despite every effort by those on the ground, the massive influx of people seeking safety has been outpacing capacities to respond, and the situation for these refugees has still not stabilized," Adrian Edwards, a spokesman for UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi said. (Photo: AP)
Despite every effort by those on the ground, the massive influx of people seeking safety has been outpacing capacities to respond, and the situation for these refugees has still not stabilized," Adrian Edwards, a spokesman for UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi said. (Photo: AP)
The refugees need clean water, food, sanitation, shelter and vaccines to help head off a possible outbreak of cholera — a potentially deadly water-borne disease. (Photo: AP)
The refugees need clean water, food, sanitation, shelter and vaccines to help head off a possible outbreak of cholera — a potentially deadly water-borne disease. (Photo: AP)
“These children just feel so abandoned, so completely remote, and without a means of finding support or help. In a sense, it’s no surprise that they must truly see this place as a hell on earth,”  Simon Ingram told a news conference in Geneva. (Photo: AFP)
“These children just feel so abandoned, so completely remote, and without a means of finding support or help. In a sense, it’s no surprise that they must truly see this place as a hell on earth,” Simon Ingram told a news conference in Geneva. (Photo: AFP)
Rohingya Muslim children, who crossed over from Myanmar into Bangladesh, play with a cart in Kutupalong refugee camp, Bangladesh (Photo: AP)
Rohingya Muslim children, who crossed over from Myanmar into Bangladesh, play with a cart in Kutupalong refugee camp, Bangladesh (Photo: AP)