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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 »

Bangladesh: UNHCR & partners work to contain outbreak of diarrhoeal disease - 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. 03 October 2017 | Français | عربي. Rohingya mother Zulkhair, 27, holds her ...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 »

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. Photo: WFP/Saikat Mojumder ?Share. Print. 3 October 2017 – With over half a million Rohingya refugees having fled their homes in Myanmar since violence ...and more »

As Rohingya crisis continues, UNICEF seeks funds to reach 720000 children in need - UN News Centre

Minors make up at least 60 per cent of the Rohingya refugees who have crossed the border to Bangladesh over the past few weeks. Highly traumatized, they are arriving malnourished and injured after walking for days. Photo: UNICEF/Brown ?Share. Print. 2 ...and more »

From violence to squalor: For Rohingya, escaping to Bangladesh poses new challenges - CBC.ca

Violence in Rakhine state, Myanmar, that began in late August has led to a massive flow of Muslim Rohingya refugees into neighbouring Bangladesh. The United Nations reported that as of Sept. 27, more than half a million people had sought sanctuary in ...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 »

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 »

A brief history of the word “Rohingya” at the heart of a humanitarian crisis - Quartz

The Rohingya are a largely Muslim ethnic minority in Myanmar at the center of a humanitarian catastrophe. But the Myanmar government won't even use the word “Rohingya,” let alone admit they're being persecuted. Instead, the government calls them ...and more »