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Scores of Rohingya refugee shelters in Bangladesh destroyed by flooding

New York, July 6 (IBNS): Heavy monsoon rains in Bangladesh have drenched the Cox’s Bazar settlement, home to more than 900,000 Rohingya refugees, destroying some 273 shelters, and injuring 11 people, the UN refugee agency, UNHCR, said on Friday. The huge refugee camp has been hit by three days of non-stop rain, and more heavy downpours are expected throughout next week, with four months of the monsoon season still to go.

UN chief calls for Security Council to work with Myanmar to end ‘horrendous suffering’ of Rohingya refugees

New York, Aug 29 (IBNS): Despite the efforts made by the United Nations over the past year to help create safeguards for all communities in Myanmar’s Rakhine state, it is clear that conditions are still not suitable for the safe, voluntary, and sustainable return of Rohingya refugees to their home, Secretary-General António Guterres said on Tuesday.

UN chief heads to Bangladesh to spotlight continuing perils facing Rohingya refugees

New York, June 30 (IBNS): The continuing plight of nearly one million Rohingya refugees driven from their homes in Myanmar will be the focus of the United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres when he travels to Bangladesh this weekend – the country where they have found safe-haven.

Rohingya refugee shelters ‘washed away’ in Bangladesh monsoon rains: UN agency

New York, June 12 (IBNS): Two days of heavy monsoon rains have caused severe structural damage to camps in Bangladesh hosting one million Rohingya refugees from Myanmar, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) reported on Monday

Dangers persist for nearly a million Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh: WHO

New York, May 9 (IBNS): Renewed efforts are underway in Bangladesh to protect nearly one million Myanmar refugees from cholera, amid a warning from the UN health agency on Tuesday that “we’re not out of the woods yet”.

Khaleda Zia to meet Rohingya refugees, distribute aides in Cox's Bazar

Cox's Bazar, Oct 30 (IBNS): The opposition leader and the Chairperson of the Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP), Khaleda Zia, will be meeting the Rohingya refugees in Cox's Bazar, where she will distribute support materials.