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1 A Difficult Start for Indonesia’s Rohingya Refugees
( UN Development News )

Content by: South-South News

1 June 2015, New York, USA | Brendan Pastor – In May, the global media spotlight was fixed on the migrant refugee crisis in the Bay of Bengal. 1,800 seaborne migrants – mostly from the Rohingya ethnic minority group – had been abandoned and left adrift at sea by smugglers after fleeing persecution in Myanmar and Bangladesh. Internati...

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2 Blanchett at Rohingya Camp
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26 March 2018, New York, USA | South-South News — The UN refugee agency (UNHCR) Goodwill Ambassador Cate Blanchett who visited Bangladesh earlier this month called for urgent action to protect Rohingya refugees from the worst effects of the upcoming monsoon season, and scale up funding to avoid an “emergency within an emergency.”

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3 Blanchett on Rohingya Crisis
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4 September 2018, New York, USA | South-South News — Actress and goodwill ambassador for the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR),Cate Blanchett, told the Security Council on August 28 that she saw her own children “in the eyes of every refugee child” she met during her visit to Rohingya refugee settlements in Bangladesh adding ...

Created on 2018-09-04 14:35:19
4 Building Infrastructure for Rohingya
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18 July 2018, New York, USA | South-South News — The current monsoon season in Bangladesh is expected to bring floods and landslides in the areas where hundreds of thousands of Rohingya are staying in Cox’s Bazar district – one of the wettest areas of the country.

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5 Chopra with Rohingya Children
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29 May 2018, New York, USA | South-South News — Actor and UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Priyanka Chopra called for more support for vulnerable Rohingya refugee children and women following a four-day trip to refugee camps and informal settlements in Bangladesh.

Created on 2018-05-29 21:41:42
6 FAO Aiding Rohingya Refugees
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9 May 2018, New York, USA | South-South News — The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has launched an $8.3 million appeal to support Rohingya refugees and host populations in Bangladesh, as the onset of the cyclone season and monsoon rains is putting already vulnerable communities at even greater risk.

Created on 2018-05-09 18:19:12
7 Grandi Reports on the Status of Rohingya Refugees
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15 February 2018, New York, USA | South-South News — UN High Commissioner for Refugees, Filippo Grandi, told the Security Council on February 13th that conditions are “not yet conducive to the voluntary repatriation” of Rohingya refugees to Myanmar as the causes of their flight “have not been addressed.”

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8 Grandi Visits Rohingya Refugee Schools
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11 July 2018, New York, USA | South-South News — The UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi visited Bangladesh last week to highlight the need for longer-term planning and investment in critical sectors like health care and education to help nearly one million Rohingya refugees now in the country.

Created on 2018-07-11 14:45:42
9 Mental Health Support for Rohingya Refugees
( UN Agencies & Departments )

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27 October 2017, New York, USA | South-South News — The United Nations refugee agency (UNHCR) is supporting an initiative to provide mental health first aid to Rohingya refugees arriving to Bangladesh from Myanmar. UNHCR said it has dispatched a psychologist to “triage” the mental wounds of the new arrivals, but said much more help...

Created on 2017-10-27 22:22:48
10 Monsoon Preparations for Rohingya Refugees
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4 April 2018, New York, USA | South-South News — In the face of forthcoming monsoon season, the United Nations refugee agency (UNHCR) and its partners have begun relocating to higher grounds the Rohingya families sheltering in Kutupalong refugee camp in Bangladesh, warning that many thousands will still face landslides and flooding whe...

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11 Relocating Rohingya Refugees
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3 July 2018, New York, USA | South-South News — The United Nations refugee agency (UNHCR) said it has helped relocate the first Rohingya refugee families, along with its partners, to newly-developed land in Bangladesh, making the site the largest refugee camp in the world.

Created on 2018-07-03 21:20:25
12 Rohingya Children Facing Monsoon
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3 May 2017, New York, USA | South-South News — The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said on May 1 that during the monsoon season in Bangladesh “the overall health and well-being of Rohingya refugee children is affected,” warning of “increased risk of infectious disease, poor water and sanitation hygiene, and injury impact ...

Created on 2018-05-03 17:36:31
13 Rohingya Food Distribution
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24 October 2017, New York, USA | South-South News — The World Food Program (WFP) warned about 15,000 people have been stranded on the edge of paddy fields for days at the Bangladeshi border with Myanmar, and called for more funds to help feeding the most vulnerable.

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14 Rohingya Refugees Prepare for Monsoon
( UN Development News )

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19 January 2018, New York, USA | South-South News — The UN Refugee Agency – the UNHCR - is working to re-position and weatherproof Rohingya refugee shelters in southern Bangladesh in preparation for the coming monsoon season.

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15 UN Warns of Monsoon Threat to Rohingya
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7 February 2018, New York, USA | South-South News — The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) is warning that the coming monsoon season in Bangladesh could put protection of Rohingya refugees at serious risk.

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16 UNHCR Concerns about Rohingya Returns
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28 November 2017, New York, USA | South-South News — An agreement between the governments of Myanmar and Bangladesh over the return of Rohingya refugees who have fled violence in Myanmar has prompted the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) to release a statement today urging that any refugee return be done according to international standards.

Created on 2017-11-28 20:04:12
17 WHO Says Rohingya Face Health Risks from Monsoon
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23 February 2018, New York, USA | South-South News — Under the scorching sun of Balukhali camp – one of the 14 camps hosting approximately 900,000 Rohingya people who fled Myanmar to Bangladesh – it is difficult to imagine that the rainy season is fast approaching. The rainy season will put people at risk of floods, mudslides, and wa...

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18 WHO Warns of Cholera Danger Among Rohingya
( UN Agencies & Departments )

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10 May 2018, New York, USA | South-South News — Renewed efforts are under way in Bangladesh to protect nearly one million Myanmar refugees from cholera, as the World Health Organization (WHO) warns that “we’re not out of the woods yet”.

Created on 2018-05-10 15:39:48

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