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Reference : V-P-BD-E-00086
Date : 10/2017
Caption : Cox Bazaar district. Portrait of of a refugee from Myanmar who does not know where her father is.
Photographer : OPU, Mahmud Hossain
Confidentiality level : public
Publication restrictions : publication without restrictions
Copyright : ICRC
Description : “My father was at the market when I had to leave, so I could not wait for him,” she says.

ICRC website, photo gallery “Lost and displaced: Families in Bangladesh look for answers: Fleeing violence in Myanmar, families search for loved ones lost along the way”, 2 November 2017
“In just over two months, more than 600,000 people fled Myanmar. Their arrival in Cox Bazaar district in Bangladesh caused a large-scale humanitarian crisis which continues to escalate, putting pressure on aid agencies and communities already helping hundreds of thousands of people from previous waves of violence in Myanmar.
The people arriving are living in terrible conditions in desperate need of life-saving assistance including clean drinking water, sanitation and hygiene, essential food items and emergency supplies.
An estimated half of the new influx are children, many of them unaccompanied or separated from their families during the dreadful journey.
The ICRC, together with the Bangladesh Red Crescent Society (BDRCS), has deployed teams and volunteers in the camps to collect cases of separated families and provide them with the means to get in touch with their loved ones by offering free phone calls. […]”
Original material : digital
Resolution : 7360x4912
Orientation : landscape
Colour/B&W : colour