Rohingya Refugees in Bangladesh’s Cramped, Unprepared Camps”
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April 20, 2020 by Dr. Saleh Ahmed
Coronavirus is spreading quickly in densely populated Bangladesh, despite a nationwide shutdown put in place a month ago. This preventive measure has proven challenging to implement due to lack of awareness of the coronavirus and the absence of a social safety net. Extreme poverty also forces many Bangladeshis to keep working and looking for food despite the risks. Bangladesh had 2,948 confirmed COVID-19 cases as of April 20.
Dr. Saleh Ahmed, Associate Professor in the School of Public Service at Boise State University, will present at the Osher Institute in spring 2021.