Gigi Hadid Goes to Bangladesh to Meet Rohingyan Refugees
World renowned American supermodel visited the Jamtoli Rohingya refugee camp in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh on Friday as the goodwill ambassador of UNICEF. She went to observe the healthcare facilities being provided to the refugees.
Jamtoli Refugee Camp, Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh. Population: 45,470 (as of 21 Jun 2018). Across all the camps, 1.3 million people currently require humanitarian assistance, more than half of them are children. From January-July of 2018, UNICEF has enrolled 91,929 refugee children in emergency non-formal education, trained 2,762 teachers to support improved learning for refugee children, provided 146,670 refugee and host community children with psychosocial activities and/or Gender-Based Violence services, & have reached over 900 thousand people with oral cholera vaccines, primary healthcare services in UNICEF-supported facilities, and with the Penta 3 vaccine, protecting against life-threatening illnesses such as diphtheria and pertussis. Link in my bio to learn more 🇧🇩 @unicefusa @unicefbangladesh #CHILDRENUPROOTED
In her social media posts, she mentions how 1.3 million refugees are currently in need of humanitarian help. She also mentions how UNICEF has provided 900,000 of those people with Penta 3 vaccine which will protect them against life-threatening illnesses. Efforts like these prove why she won the Model of the Year award in 2016 at The Fashion Awards.