THOUSANDS IN DANGER
Around 688,000 people have entered Bangladesh since August 2017, and more continue to arrive each week.
After the worst flooding that Bangladesh has seen in decades, these families are being forced to set up makeshift camps in crowded conditions.
They are extremely vulnerable, having already experienced severe trauma.
Many left their homes with nothing and we know that they desperately need shelter, lighting, and water.
Now cyclone season is on the way and could wash away the flimsy shelters, leaving thousands in danger once again.
We are supporting 4,000 families with blankets for warmth, tarpaulins, rope for shelter, solar lights and water carriers, which allows them to collect essential drinking water.
We’re impatient to send aid – wherever we’re needed in the world – but we need your help.
INSIDE COX'S BAZAR
ShelterBox volunteer, Liz Odell speaks from Cox’s Bazar, October 2017.
‘Conditions are dire. Most people are living in flimsy plastic shelters, they have no possessions – just the clothes they were wearing when they left Myanmar. Once cyclone season arrives, these shelters are at risk of washing away.‘
We are impatient to see a world where no family is left without shelter – but we need your support.