Several days of heavy monsoon rainfall in Bangladesh have caused serious flooding and landslides in refugee settlements in Cox's Bazar, affecting more than 10,000 people. About 1,600 people were left homeless after the incident. Malteser International teams on the ground providing healthcare services and are prepared to respond to potential health emergencies.Read more
Providing effective aid
Malteser International teams in Myanmar have been responding to the emergency situation in the country's Kayin State after flooding from heavy monsoon rains left at at least ten persons dead and 100,000 displaced. Large areas have been evacuated and people have moved to evacuation centers to seek shelter.
Malteser International staff have been distributing relief supplies since Thursday, and plans to expand its intervention efforts in the coming days.Read more