It’s something I have to do’: Moorhead student to travel on medical mission to Rohingya refugee camp

A 23-year-old nursing assistant at Sanford Health and nursing student at Minnesota State Community and Technical College in Moorhead will be traveling to Bangladesh later this month to help at a clinic in a refugee camp for Rohingya refugees driven from Myanmar.

Abdu Frederickson, the nursing student, has also established a GoFundMe site to raise money for an organization that is helping Rohingya refugees.

Since August, more than 650,000 Rohingya, a Muslim ethnic minority, have fled Myanmar for neighboring Bangladesh. Rohingya have long faced discrimination in Buddhist-dominated Myanmar and lately that hostility has turned violent.

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By | 2018-01-04T22:31:27+00:00 January 5th, 2018|Categories: News|