Over the past two weeks, over 470,000 Rohingya people had crossed into Bangladesh to flee violence in Rakhine state, Myanmar.
Families like those in the video have travelled up to ten days to get to this place of sanctuary, from inside Myanmar. They will have carried few belongings because they have to walk with their children and can only carry what’s on their backs – literally.
Refugees arriving in Cox’s Bazar are in need of shelter, food, water and healthcare. They require reassurance that they are safe and will be looked after and that the world cares about what is happening to them. Many are traumatised by what has happened in recent weeks.