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Caritas Bangladesh

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Local leadership and collaboration, helping people when there is no other support

When a fire ripped through Ellias Mollah, a ‘slum’ in Dhaka, the Start Fund Bangladesh provided help when there was no other support, meaning the people in Ellias Mollah who lost their homes, could quickly access cash to rebuild, and did not have to move away from their job and livelihoods.

24Apr18

News Article

Local and National partners respond to Rohingya Crisis in Bangladesh

Shifitng the Power has been reacting to the crisis in Rakhine State, Myanmar and the influx of refugees coming into Bangladesh. They have been collaborating very closely with various other partners to give a united and rapid response to the crisis.

09Nov17

News Article

Start Fund Bangladesh: first use of new country fund

Thousands of families left homeless when Cyclone Mora hit Bangladesh are to be helped in the first crisis response by the new country-based Start Fund. Most of those to be assisted are Rohingya refugees, who had previously fled persecution in neighbouring Myanmar.

05Jun17

Blog Post

Start Fund in Bangladesh

Start Network member Action Against Hunger (ACF) tell us more about its response to the monsoons in Bangladesh

13Oct16

News Article

Start Fund responds to 100th crisis alert

The Start Fund has responded to its 100th emergency alert in just over two years by sending urgent help to victims of flooding in Bangladesh.

05Aug16

News Article

Start Network welcomes 12 new members

The Start Network is delighted to welcome 12 new members, taking it to 39 members in 14 countries.

06May16



Our Team

  • Francis Atul Sarker
    Executive Director, Caritas Bangladesh