Javeir, 20, was studying to become a medical doctor. His grandfather is a pharmacist and his grandmother, a midwife, so the desire to practice medicine runs in the family.  On 25 August 2017, life changed dramatically for Javeir, his eight siblings, their parents and grandparents when they were forced to flee their home in Rakhine.

The Bangladesh Red Crescent Society is the leading national humanitarian organization in Bangladesh that can mobilize the power of humanity to prevent and reduce human suffering. Bangladesh Red Crescent Society was admitted to the IFRC in 1973.

The crisis at Cox's Bazar

Since 25 August 2017, more than 609,000 people have crossed the Myanmar-Bangladesh border, fleeing violence in northern areas of Myanmar’s Rakhine State.

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Mohamed Sofiaed and his son, Mohamed Arfat, age 2, fled Rakhine state in October 2017. They arrived in Kutupalong mega-camp after days of walking on end. Their temporary shelter is perched on a hillside that could give way when monsoon rains arrive.

26 June 2018

Kutupalong – Balukhali, Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh. 12 June 2018. As monsoon season sets in, Red Cross Red Crescent partners are keeping on with shelter relief in spite of monsoon rain pouring in the camps for three days and counting. People need this hel …

25 June 2018

By Sajid Hasan, IFRC Azhar Mia, 35, lives in a beautiful green village named Panschim (West) Boroghona in the Banskhali sub-district of Chattogram, Bangladesh, where his house is located just a few kilometers away from the shores of the Bay of Bengal. …

11 June 2018

Amidst intensifying monsoon season in Bangladesh, a team of Red Cross and Red Crescent medical personnel are working hard through fair skies and stormy weather to bring health and maternal care for people living in camps in Cox’s Bazar.  

5 June 2018

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.

23 May 2018

Out in the blazing heat and humidity of Cox’s Bazar camps, it is a race against time for final pre-monsoon preparations to be made. The storm clouds are coming.

22 May 2018

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  • Chairman: Mr. Hafiz Ahmed MAZUMDAR,
  • Vice-Chairman: Prof. Dr. Md. Habibe MILLAT, MP
  • Treasurer: Advocate Tauhidur RAHMAN
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  • Director of Health: Mr. Sirajul Islam MOLLA
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  • Director for Training: Mr. Ekram Elahi CHOWDHURY (PD, PMO)
  • Director of Disaster Risk Management: Mr. Md. Belal HOSSAIN
  • Director of Community Development: Mr. M.A. HALIM
  • Director of Unit (Branch) Affairs: Mr. Khairul Anam KHAN
  • Director of HR and Admin: Mr. Sirajul Islam MOLLA
  • Director of Disaster Response: Mr. Nazmul Azam KHAN
  • Director of Estates: Mr. K. F. RAHMAN
  • Director of Youth and Volunteers: Mr. Sikder Mokaddes AHMED
  • Director of RFL / Tracing Services: Mr. Imam Zafor SIKDER
  • Director (Operation) CPP: Mr. Md. Nur Islam KHAN
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    Deputy Director of Planning and Development Department: Ms. Sayma FERDOWSY

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  • In charge of Blood Programme: Dr. Tarik Mehedi PARVEZ
  • Focal Point – Gender & Diversity and Child Protection: Rezina HALIM
  • Focal Person – First Aid: Dr. Shahana ZAFOR