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Priyanka spreads joy and happiness

May 22, 2018 11:39 IST

Priyanka Chopra meets Rohingya children at one of the largest refugee camps in the world.

Priyanka Chopra is one busy lady.

After attending the royal wedding at Windsor Castle near London, Priyanka flew to Dhaka on Sunday morning.

Last year, Priyanka -- an UNICEF goodwill ambassador -- had visited children in Amman, Jordan and Syrian refugees.

In Bangladesh, Priyanka traveled to Cox's Bazar for 'a field visit with UNICEF to one of the largest refugee camps in the world.'

 

Posting pictures shot by photographer Brian Sokol on Instagram, Priyanka noted the plight of young Rohingya refugee children.

'In the second half of 2017, the world saw horrific images of ethnic cleansing from the Rakhine state of Myanmar (Burma). This violence drove nearly 700,000 Rohingya across the border into Bangladesh -- 60% are children!' Priyanka wrote.

'Many months later they are still highly vulnerable, living in overcrowded camps with no idea when or where they will ever belong...even worse, when they will get their next meal. AND...as they finally start to settle and feel a sense of safety, monsoon season looms...threatening to destroy all that they've built so far.'

'This is an entire generation of children that have no future in sight. Through their smiles I could see the vacancy in their eyes.'

 

Priyanka ask the world to help these children:

'These children are at the forefront of this humanitarian crisis, and they desperately need our help. The world needs to care. We need to care. These kids are our future. Pls Lend your support at www.supportunicef.org #ChildrenUprooted @unicef @unicefbangladesh'

Photographs: Kind courtesy Priyanka Chopra/Instagram

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