Development and Peace / Caritas Canada launches emergency appeal to help Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh

Friday, November 10 2017

rohingya btdon185x200 enIn response to the Rohingya persecution in Myanmar, The Canadian Catholic Organization for Development and Peace - Caritas Canada has launched an emergency appeal to help refugees seeking asylum in Bangladesh. Development and Peace has already sent $50,000 to Caritas Bangladesh to assist the Rohingya refugees through the distribution of food to 25,000 of the most vulnerable people in the district of Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh.

This past 31 October 2017, the Ministry for International Development and La Francophonie launched the Myanmar Crisis Relief Fund. Any donations to this cause made through an eligible Canadian charity between 25 August and 28 November 2017 will be matched by the Government of Canada.

Further Information on the Myanmar Crisis Relief Fund and instructions on how to donate can be found at the following websites:

Link to the news release of CCODP

Link to make a donation to CCODP

Link the Government for the Crisis Relief Fund

Last Updated on Friday, November 10 2017