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UNICEF appeals for US$76.1 million to assist children affected by the Rohingya crisis in Bangladesh - UNICEF (press release)

COX'S BAZAR, BANGLADESH, 2 October 2017 – UNICEF is launching a US$76.1 million appeal for its emergency humanitarian response to the Rohingya refugee crisis in southern Bangladesh. The appeal will cover the immediate needs of newly-arrived Rohingya ...and more »

Bangladesh opens doors – and hearts – to fleeing Rohingya - Christian Science Monitor

Residents of Bangladesh, one of the poorest nations in Asia, are scrambling to provide hundreds of thousands Rohingya refugees pouring over their border with some semblance of normalcy. Haroon Roshid and his wife, Khaleda Begum, help Rohingya refugees ...and more »

Hindus from Myanmar find welcome in Bangladesh - UNHCR

Driven out of Myanmar by persecution, Hindu families from four villages now live as refugees in a rural hamlet. By Tim Gaynor | 03 October 2017 | Français. Thirty-year-old Onu Bala and her three children eat a meal at Hindu Para village in Bangladesh ...and more »

Exodus Worsens Education for Rohingya Children - Voice of America

As more than a half-million ethnic Rohingya refugees flee Myanmar into Bangladesh, education that was limited before has come to a standstill, says a Harvard doctoral student who studied the community in the region recently. Education was scarce for ...and more »

How Myanmar's Military Wields Power From the Shadows - Council on Foreign Relations

Despite Myanmar's recent transition to civilian leadership, the military has retained significant power and is most to blame for the sectarian violence against the Rohingya. Interview by Eleanor Albert · Francis Wade, Interviewee. October 2, 2017. A ...and more »

Chilling Photos of the Hundreds of Thousands of Rohingya Fleeing Burma - Mother Jones

In 2006, photojournalist Greg Constantine set out to Bangladesh to document Rohingya Muslims from Burma who had fled across the border after being pushed out of their homes. He returned many times over the next 10 years, creating the book Exiled to ...and more »

Myanmar: The Invention of Rohingya Extremists - The New York Review of Books

It is not hard to get guns on the Chittagong littoral. Or at least, that's what my interviewee was telling me underneath a canopy of trees outside his house in the fishing village of Shamlapur, in southern Bangladesh. His men stood round carrying his ...and more »

Bangladesh: Humanitarian Response Plan - September 2017 / February 2018 - Rohingya Refugee Crisis [EN/AR] - Reliefweb

Violence in Rakhine State, Myanmar, which began on 25 August 2017 has driven an estimated 509,000 Rohingya across the border into Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh. That day, insurgents attacked army and police posts in Rakhine, resulting in widespread violence ...and more »

Rohingya Muslims: Refugees with catastrophic injuries 'targeted' by military landmines as they fled - ABC Online

The United Nations says Myanmar's treatment of Rohingya Muslims is ethnic cleansing. Among the most serious allegations is the alleged laying of landmines on refugees' routes to Bangladesh. While the military denies the charge, in one Bangladesh ...and more »

In Bangladesh, UN aid chief urges scaling up response for Rohingya refugee crisis - UN News Centre

Woman in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, receives food from UN and aid partners after fleeing Myanmar. 3 October 2017. With over half a million Rohingya refugees having fled their homes in Myanmar since violence erupted in late August, the top United Nations ...and more »