DEC member charities are calling for urgent funding to help reach more than a thousand children who are alone and at risk after fleeing violence in Myanmar and crossing into neighbouring Bangladesh.


People in the UK are being urged to donate to the emergency appeal for people fleeing Myanmar after the Government pledged to match pound for pound a further £2m of donations from the public, in addition to the £3m already announced.


Displaced children arriving in Bangladesh are exhibiting signs of trauma such as nightmares and loss of speech after witnessing horrific violence in Myanmar and are in urgent need of psychological and emotional support say Disasters Emergency Committee charities.

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