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Rohingya Crisis

Learn and think about Oxfam’s emergency response

As of October 2017, more than 500,000 Rohingya people have crossed over to Bangladesh - the most rapid movement of people from one country to another in a generation.

Learn about why and how Oxfam responds in a humanitarian emergency. Explore the difference between needs and wants. Help young people develop empathy, and think critically about the challenges facing refugees. 

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  • Teaching ideas (411kB)

    Practical activities to explore the Rohingya crisis. Use film to learn about Oxfam’s response and consider what your learners would take if they had to flee their homes.

  • Slideshow (3MB)

    Learn more about the needs of people in a refugee camp with striking photographs from Kutupalong camp in Bangladesh.