As COVID-19 cases are confirmed in Myanmar, displaced Rohingya face new threats that reflect continued persecution

Habiba* washes her son at an Oxfam water pump. Credit: Tommy Trenchard/Oxfam
Habiba* washes her son at an Oxfam water pump. Habiba lives in Kutupalong Camp with her three children. Oxfam installed four hand pumps near to her home. Credit: Tommy Trenchard/Oxfam (*name changed)

We recognize that COVID-19 could have devastating impacts on people across the country, with so many in Myanmar continuing to live in poverty with limited access to health care and reliant on informal employment.

Shim*, 12, holds an Oxfam food parcel she received from a distribution at Kutupalong Camp, Bangladesh. Tommy Trenchard/Oxfam
Shim*, 12, holds an Oxfam food parcel she received from a distribution at Kutupalong Camp, Bangladesh. Credit: Tommy Trenchard/Oxfam

Please send doctors

Oxfam is urgently scaling up humanitarian work

Health crisis, human rights crisis

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Oxfam is a world-wide development organization that mobilizes the power of people against poverty.

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