In August 2017 an appalling upsurge in violence forced hundreds of thousands of Rohingya families to flee Myanmar for their lives.
The vast majority ended up in a huge, unsanitary refugee camp in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh. A severe lack of clean water there put children at extreme risk of contracting killer diseases such as cholera.
Castle Water’s support couldn’t have come at a better time, helping us launch a massive response to the crisis.
To prevent the spread of disease and get clean water to families, we have:
Two years on, we still have more than 1,900 staff and volunteers on the ground in Cox’s Bazaar, helping children to survive, recover and stay safe.