Rohingya children in dire need
In Bangladesh, child-friendly spaces help provide Rohingya refugee children with vital support.
Since late August 2017, more than 600,000 Rohingya have fled to Bangladesh to escape violence in Myanmar. Many children have seen their homes burnt down and family members killed. In Balukhali makeshift settlement, a UNICEF-supported Child-Friendly Space is providing a safe and supportive environment. Here are some of the children receiving education, psychosocial and other vital support.
[Left to right, from top] Jafor Alam, 5; Nur Basham, 12; Mohammed Shaleh, 10; Rajia Begun, 11; Yasin Arafat, 6; Nur Yasmin, 10; Yesmat Ara, 11; Abdul Hamid, 8; Noor Fatema, 9; Suk Tara, 11; Rasheda, 10; Noor Kolima, 10.