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

United Nations agencies are seeking more funds to cope with the mass exodus of people fleeing violence in Myanmar into Bangladesh, which the top UN aid official described the world's fastest growing refugee crisis. UN Emergency Relief Coordinator Mark ...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 ...and more »

Access greatest barrier to US response to Rohingya crisis - Devex

More than 500,000 people are estimated to have fled to Bangladesh, escaping violence in Myanmar. Photo by: Tommy Trenchard / Caritas / CAFOD / CC BY-NC-ND. WASHINGTON — A lack of access is the biggest impediment to aid from the United States ...and more »

Dozen die, scores missing as Rohingya boat capsizes -

At least 12 Rohingya refugees, mostly children, drowned when their boat capsized on the way to Bangladesh, police said on Monday, the latest victims of violence in Myanmar that has forced more than half a million people from their homes. Border Guard ...and more »

Rohingya refugees share what they left behind - The Lily

Adapted from a story by The Washington Post's Max Bearak. Nearly half a million Rohingya refugees are now living in Balukhali and nearby tent cities in Bangladesh after ethnic conflict in Burma sparked the most rapid human exodus since the Rwandan ...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 »

PHOTOS: Intimate Pictures Capture The Pain Of The Rohingya - 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 »

Myanmar: Video shows bodies and burning villages as army 'continues campaign' against Rohingya Muslims - ABC Online

Footage from inside Myanmar's alleged "ethnic cleansing" shows half-buried corpses, villages burning and desperate people fleeing through the mountains. The videos also appeared to contradict claims from the country's de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi ...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 »

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

More than 500,000 Rohingya have arrived in Bangladesh since 25 August and face enormous challenges in accessing healthcare, food, shelter and water. Kate White, Emergency Medical Coordinator with Médecins Sans Frontières in Bangladesh, describes ...and more »