This RSS feed URL is deprecated

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

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 »

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 | Français | عربي. Private Bangladeshi donors raise money ...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 chief ...and more »

Universities take up Rohingya cause, call for research - University World News

The influx of more than half a million Rohingya refugees from Myanmar since August is having a huge effect on neighbouring Bangladesh, including on its economy. Many university groups in Bangladesh are protesting against the plight of the Rohingya and ...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 »

A big-hearted nation is being petty about 40000 Rohingya - Times of India

Wherever you look today the world seems engulfed in a refugee crisis. The Syrians are fanning out across Europe hoping to settle in Germany and Sweden. Ethnically cleansed by the Myanmar government, the Rohingya Muslims are making temporary homes in ...and more »

The Hard Truth Is Rohingya Refugees Are Not Going Home - Chatham House

The only likely outcome of the crisis is the near-permanent presence of hundreds of thousands of Rohingya along the Bangladesh border. Bill Hayton. Associate Fellow, Asia-Pacific Programme. Twitter · 2017-10-06-Rohingya.jpg. A Rohingya refugee camp in ...and more »

Lack of access to Rakhine State unacceptable: UN - The Hindu

The lack of humanitarian access granted by Myanmar's government to Rakhine State, where more than half a million Rohingya Muslims have fled violence, is “unacceptable”, the United Nations said on Friday. “The access we have in northern Rakhine State is ...and more »

Goats and Soda - 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 »

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 »