Fabeha Monir is a Dhaka based visual journalist who uses still images, text and video to provide multi-faceted storytelling for editorial and non-profit clients. Her editorial clients include The New York Times, The Guardian, Stern Magazine, Elle...
72 years old Hamid Hossain is receiving services from Age Friendly Space. Hamid Hossain is a member of Age Friendly Space funded by Age International and its local partner Help International. He said, “I stopped going to market and maintaining distance from each other. We are afraid of corona virus. What will happen to us if one of us get infected? One can lead to more infection. Every time I visit Age Friendly Space I feel safe. Here every one cares for us. It is like our family. This place is like our home.” Rohingya refugee Camp, Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh
63 years old Jubeda Khatun is receiving regular services from Age Friendly Space. She and her family has arrived in Cox’s Bazar Rohingya Refugee Camp three years ago. In one bed room tarpaulin tent she is living with nine members family. She says, “Every day I feel fear. We are already living vulnerably. There is little support for elderly people like us. This is the only space we have here now. When I visit this place, I feel relief, I feel secure. The care giver provider behaves nicely with us and listen to our need. Everywhere I see, I find people of my age. I am worried for coming days, what would happen to us as the outbreak of this disease is so frightening. Rohingya refugee Camp, Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh