The United States recently announced more than 127 million dollars in additional aid for the Rakhine State Crisis in Burma and Bangladesh of which more than 89 million dollars is for programs inside Bangladesh.

This enormous funding will ensure that the programs to –
• Aid Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh,
• Bangladeshi host communities and
• Internally displaced Rohingya and other conflict-affected ethnic minorities in Myanmar.

Through these years, the United States has donated 669 million dollars since the genocidal mass atrocity of 2017 and remains the leading contributor of assistance to the humanitarian crisis in Myanmar and Bangladesh.

The following donation will provide emergency shelter, food and nutrition assistance, protection, safe drinking water, sanitation, healthcare and psychosocial support for people affected by the crisis, among other activities.

This funding also includes programs to improve disaster preparedness and foster access to education for Rohingya in Bangladesh.