Tag: Humanitarian Crisis

The Rohingya Refugee Crisis: Humanitarian Efforts – Muntaqa Zaman

Muntaqa Zaman, post #4 Current humanitarian efforts regarding the Rohingya were ongoing as of 2019, but have slowed down considerably since the outbreak of COVID-19, or the novel coronavirus. Humanitarian assistance can come in two main overarching forms: advocacy and aid. Aid is being continually provided to the Rohingya in camps in Bangladesh, both through local and international organizations. Additionally,… Read more →

The Rohingya Refugee Crisis: Health Spotlight – Muntaqa Zaman

Muntaqa Zaman, post #3 The health of the Rohingya refugees remains one of the most critical issues preventing the uplift of their situation. Many of these health barriers include lack of WASH (water, sanitation, and hygiene), communicable diseases (such as cholera, measles, HIV, and diptheria), and most importantly, mental health. A report by the National Institute of Health states: “Mental… Read more →

The Beginning of the Yemen Humanitarian Crisis

The Yemen civil war has led to violent unrest that has resulted in a trifecta of man-made disasters. Famine, cholera, and warfare haunt the country of Yemen and has left in nearly 80 percent of the population requiring humanitarian aid (UN News). After becoming aware of the shocking reality of the current state of Yemen, it is essential to know… Read more →