Refugee camps across Bangladesh and India, such as Cox’s Bazar: home to hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees, have been locked down to stop the coronavirus. These refugee camps are densely packed and have virtually no healthcare. They also suffer from food insecurity, which has been exacerbated by the coronavirus lockdown. Many children are starving and coronavirus is impending.
- Rohingya Children Fight Back Against COVID-19, One Pair of Hands at a Time (Nazzina Mohsin and Abdullah Nayan, April 1, 2020)
- Facing COVID-19 in the World’s Largest Refugee Camp, Young Rohingya Help Prepare for an Outbreak (Karen Pinchin, April 27, 2020)
- ‘Hunger will kill us before coronavirus’, say Rohingya in India (Raqib Hameed Naik, March 31, 2020)
- COVID-19 and the Rohingya refugee crisis (Athena Rayburn, March 24, 2020)