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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. Photo: OCHA/Anthony Burke ?Share. Print. 6 October 2017 – United Nations agencies are seeking more funds to cope with ...and more »

The Week in Pictures: Sept. 29 - Oct. 6 -

Las Vegas shooting rattles nation, POTUS visits Puerto Rico, Catalonia vies for independence, and more. Oct.06.2017 / 2:43 PM ET 22 PHOTOS. Share this —. Three uprooted trees lay along a road after being knocked over during a storm near Hildesheim ...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 »

Myanmar's Rohingya beg for help: 'People are starving' -

Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh - Rohingya trapped inside Myanmar say thousands are starving and in need of medical care in northern Rakhine State, where a half-million majority Muslim ethnic Rohingya have fled an army crackdown and communal violence. Abdulla ...and more »

The Rohingya crisis through the eyes of a refugee -

Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh - A recently arrived Rohingya couple stood sobbing in the sudden afternoon downpour outside a booth on the main drag of the Kutupalong registered refugee camp. It was Wednesday, September 27, and that morning, their four-year ...and more »

Tensions Follow Rohingya Refugees to United States - Voice of America

As she fastens her hijab while standing in the doorway of her modestly equipped apartment, Rohingya refugee Bibiasha Mohamad Tahir's thoughts drift between the present, watching her infant daughter safely playing on the floor of this sunlit living room ...and more »

How the Rohingya Crisis Is Changing Bangladesh - New York Times

BANGKOK — Close to one million Rohingya from Myanmar are said to be living in Bangladesh at the moment, nearly half of them having fled since late August. The exodus is one of the world's worst refugee crises in decades, and so far Bangladesh, already ...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: "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 »

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 »