U.S. Announces More Than $45M In Additional Humanitarian Assistance For Rohingya Refugees In Bangladesh
USAID: United States Announces Additional Humanitarian Assistance for Rohingya Refugees
“This week, the United States announced more than $45 million in additional humanitarian assistance to meet the urgent needs of Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh. This funding brings the total U.S. humanitarian assistance for the crisis in Bangladesh and Burma to more than $494 million since the outbreak of violence in August 2017. … This additional assistance complements ongoing U.S.-funded humanitarian aid activities, such as food, water, nutrition, sanitation, emergency health care, psychosocial support, protection, shelter, and education for refugees in Bangladesh and affected populations within Burma. U.S. funding also supports Bangladeshi host communities affected by this crisis…” (3/5).