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UN seeks more funds to assist Rohingya amid world's fastest growing refugee crisis - UN News

United Nations agencies are seeking more funds to cope with the mass exodus of people fleeing violence in Myanmar into Bangladesh, which the top UN aid official described the world's fastest growing refugee crisis. UN Emergency Relief Coordinator Mark ...and more »

The story not being talked about in Myanmar - BBC News

Looking from Yangon, you would never know that a major humanitarian crisis has been unfolding for more than a month in Myanmar's western region of Rakhine. More than half a million Rohingya Muslims have fled across the border to Bangladesh since ...and more »

UN fears 'further exodus' of Muslim Rohingya from Myanmar - Reuters

GENEVA/YANGON (Reuters) - The United Nations braced on Friday for a possible “further exodus” of Muslim Rohingya refugees from Myanmar into Bangladesh six weeks after the world's fastest-developing refugee emergency began, U.N. humanitarian aid ...and more »

Access greatest barrier to US response to Rohingya crisis - Devex

WASHINGTON — A lack of access is the biggest impediment to aid from the United States reaching the Rohingya Muslim minority in northern Rakhine state in Myanmar, U.S. officials said in a congressional hearing on Thursday. After an August 25 attack on ...and more »

Dozen die, scores missing as Rohingya boat capsizes -

At least 12 Rohingya refugees, mostly children, drowned when their boat capsized on the way to Bangladesh, police said on Monday, the latest victims of violence in Myanmar that has forced more than half a million people from their homes. Border Guard ...and more »

PHOTOS: Intimate Pictures Capture The Pain Of The Rohingya - NPR

Morzina, a 40-year-old Rohingya refugee from Tangbazar, Myanmar, winces in pain at the Sadar Hospital in the Bangladeshi town of Cox's Bazar. Soldiers from Myanmar's army smashed her in the ribs with a rifle butt as they raided her home in early ...and more »

October 2017 Assessment Report: Undocumented Myanmar Nationals influx to Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh - ReliefWeb

Executive summary. The International Rescue Committee (IRC) and Relief International (RI) carried out a multi-sector assessment between September 29 and October 3, 2017 with the aim of better understanding the priority needs of the influx of ...and more »

Bangladesh's mega refugee camp plan 'dangerous': UN - Arab News

COX'S BAZAR: A top UN official said Saturday Bangladesh's plan to build the world's biggest refugee camp for 800,000-plus Rohingya was dangerous because overcrowding could heighten the risks of deadly diseases spreading quickly. The arrival of more ...and more »

UNHCR in US$84 million appeal for refugee crisis in Bangladesh - UNHCR

This is a summary of what was said by UNHCR spokesperson Andrej Mahecic – to whom quoted text may be attributed – at today's press briefing at the Palais des Nations in Geneva. 06 October 2017 | Español | Français | عربي · Bangladesh. Bangladeshi ...and more »

Bangladesh vows to support one million Rohingya Muslims fleeing Burma: 'If needed, we'll eat a full meal once a day ... - The Independent

Bangladeshis will go without food to help Rohingya Muslims fleeing violence in Burma, the country's prime minister has said. Sheikh Hasina said her government would continue to support nearly a million Rohingya Muslims who have fled neighbouring ...and more »