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Bangladesh monsoon: Acting lessons protect children from real risks

In a community centre in Tansimorkhola, at the southern end of the giant camp that is home to almost 800,000 people who fled Myanmar for Bangladesh, some impressive acting is going on. Staff and volunteers from a Bangladesh Red Crescent Society and Danish Red Cross psychosocial programme are putting local community volunteers through a series of likely scenarios for both monsoon and cyclone season.

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In pictures — Families race to shore up shelters before monsoon hits Bangladesh

Around 671,000 people who fled violence in Myanmar in August 2017 are now living in camps in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh. The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) and Bangladesh Red Crescent Society (BDRCS) are working together every day to improve shelter conditions for 30,000 people living in vulnerable areas in the camps. 

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