Abdullah Al Rashed is a communication specialist at the BRAC Humanitarian Crisis Management Programme, where he helps to amplify the voices of those who are often unheard and unseen. He has more than seven years of experience in communication roles for various audiences, from global leaders to local communities. He is also a skilled photographer who captures the beauty and resilience of people in the midst of adversity. Rashed has a Master's in Business Administration from the University of Dhaka.
The COVID-19 pandemic created a crisis on top of a crisis in Cox’s Bazar, where almost a million people from the Rohingya community reside in makeshift camps. Here is a snapshot of how BRAC has been supporting the Rohingya and host communities in the region during the pandemic.