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Rohingya crisis: Drone shows huge refugee camps - BBC News

A drone has captured the extent of sprawling camps housing Rohingyas fleeing violence in Myanmar. The images, obtained by the Disasters Emergency Committee as part of its charity appeal over the crisis, show Balukhali camp on the Bangladesh border this ...and more »

At least 12 dead after boat capsizes in Burma -

Police say at least 12 people have died after an overcrowded boat carrying Rohingya Muslims fleeing Burma capsized in the confluence of a river and the Bay of Bengal. Local police official Mainuddin Khan said the capsizing occurred near the Shah Porir ...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 »

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 »

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

Having fled their homes in Myanmar, these Rohingya families have settled in the makeshift Balukhali camp in Cox's Bazar Bangladesh. 6 October 2017. Humanitarian Aid. United Nations agencies are seeking more funds to cope with the mass exodus of people ...and more »

Bangladesh: "A Tiny Bit More Bad Luck and We'll Have an Epidemic on our Hands" - Doctors Without Borders

Following a wave of targeted violence against ethnic Rohingya in Rakhine state, Myanmar, more than half a million people have fled to neighboring Bangladesh since August 25, 2017. This new influx of refugees comes in addition to the hundreds of ...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 »

Bangladesh Wary of Makeshift Mosques in Rohingya Camps - Voice of America

Abdul Aziz arrived in the Kutupalong refugee camp in southern Bangladesh one month ago, shortly after deadly violence erupted between the Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army and Myanmar's military Aug. 25. The 48-year-old is one of more than 500,000 ...and more »

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

All reader responses posted on this site are those of the reader ONLY and NOT those of University World News or Higher Education Web Publishing, their associated trademarks, websites and services. University World News or Higher Education Web ...and more »

Bangladesh: “If this is the better option, the other must have been a living hell” - Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) International

One of the main pre-existing settlements where some of the 500,000 new arrivals have sought shelter. More than 500,000 Rohingya have arrived in Bangladesh since 25 August and face enormous challenges in accessing healthcare, food, shelter and water ...and more »