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UNICEF setting up hundreds of new learning centres for Rohingya refugee children - UNICEF (press release)

On 29 September 2017, students with their teacher at the Child Learning Centre at the Unchiprang Makeshift Camp in Cox Bazar. Broadcast quality photos and videos available here. Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, 29 September 2017 - UNICEF announced today ...and more »

Rohingya refugee crisis a 'human rights nightmare,' UN chief tells Security Council - UN News Centre

Noting that the humanitarian crisis that has resulted in displacement of hundreds of thousands of Rohingyas from Myanmar not only provides a “breeding ground” for radicalization, but also puts vulnerable people – including young children – at grave ...and more »

Statement from UNICEF Representative on the drowning of Rohingya refugee women and children in the Bay of Bengal - UNICEF (press release)

COX'S BAZAR, BANGLADESH, 28 September 2017 - “The tragic accident that this evening cost the lives of at least 14 people – including several children – in the waters of the Bay of Bengal is a grim reminder of the extraordinary risks that desperate ...and more »

India opens two border crossing points with Myanmar, Bangladesh - The Indian Express

India has opened two immigration check posts along the borders with Myanmar and Bangladesh, a reflection of its growing closeness with the two eastern neighbours. In a gazette notification, the home ministry said the central government has designated ...and more »

Helping the Rohingya - New York Times

Here are some of the organizations responding to the Rohingya refugee crisis. Some are trying to gain access to restricted areas of the western state of Rakhine in Myanmar, where many ethnic Rohingya Muslims remain. Most of the aid has been focused on ...and more »

In Grim Camps, Rohingya Suffer on 'Scale That We Couldn't Imagine' - New York Times

BALUKHALI, Bangladesh — Up to their ankles in mud, hundreds of Rohingya refugees fought to the front of the crowd outside of their makeshift camp. An open-bed truck full of Bangladeshi volunteers was passing by, tossing out donated goods at random: ...and more »

How Bangladeshis are coping with half a million new Rohingya refugees - Washington Post

The sudden arrival of half a million Rohingya Muslims has upended life in this humble village, which is now overshadowed by one of the largest concentrations of refugees in the world. The village's rundown school and a smattering of rice paddies sit ...and more »

India's traditional refugee policy shows why it's unlikely to give Rohingyas sanctuary - ThePrint

Over the years, the Indian government has provided assistance to the likes of Bangladeshis and Afghans fleeing war and persecution, but has created disincentives for them to stay on in India permanently. The Rohingya crisis in Myanmar has attracted ...and more »

More than 60 feared dead after boat carrying Rohingya sinks - Irish Times

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Half of Myanmar's Rohingya minority has fled the country - Vox

The humanitarian crisis in Myanmar had long gotten no attention from the world community. That's changing, and quickly, as the scope of the disaster comes into clearer focus. The latest evidence came Thursday, when the United Nations reported that some ...and more »