With new arrivals of Rohingya refugees in 2022, Bangladesh is expected to host more than 1 million Rohingya refugees by the end of 2022. For this reason, RI’s focus remains on building a favorable environment in the settlements, advancing protection and gender mainstreaming, strengthening access to basic primary care health services, and improving the refugees’ quality of life through the empowerment of the community, and the strengthening of community-based structures already in place.
Looking for more information regarding donations? Find out more on our Donation Page.
Winter in Syria can be extremely tough for displaced families living in short term dwellings. Freezing cold winds, heavy rain, and sporadic snowfall often combine together to damage and destroy these makeshift homes, leaving families without homes and at increased risk of illness and safety issues.
Recovering from a life threatening illness requires huge amounts of resilience and hard work. Dalal, a 60 year old Syrian refugee living in Turkey, has both.
Dalal attended physical therapy sessions at a center operated by RI after having a stroke. The sessions dramatically improved her quality of life, helping her slowly regain her mobility and independence.
Hassan and his family have lived in South Sudan since fleeing the armed conflict in Sudan’s Blue Nile region.
When they first arrived in South Sudan, they survived on monthly food ratios, but in 2020, Hassan took part in an RI horticultural program that gave him practical training on how to grow fruits and vegetables.
Now Hassan grows more than enough food for his family, and sells the rest at local markets.
Violent wind and torrential rain caused by Typhoon Rai has had a devastating impact on infrastructure in the Philippines. Relief International is working around the clock to provide support during this crisis.
Laiba, Nazia, Salma and Sania, Afghan refugees between the ages of 7 and 8, were unable to go to school in Pakistan. Now through an ongoing RI program aimed at creating more equitable access to education, all four are excelling at their local primary school.