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Caritas responds as COVID-19 humanitarian crisis deepens in Cox’s Bazar

26 Jun 2020   |   Blog

There is no respite for over 1.3 million people needing humanitarian assistance in the densely populated Cox’s Bazar. On the back of Cyclone Amphan’s wrath, an imposing monsoonal season and the threat posed by COVID-19, the community is facing a triple threat and a catastrophic humanitarian crisis. … Continue reading

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