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Rohingyas are not only Bangladesh's responsibility: John Kerry

Dhaka/UNI: Former US Secretary of State and current President Joe Biden's climate envoy John Kerry on Friday praised Bangladesh for giving refuge to Rohingya's, saying they are not only Bangladesh's responsibility.

Bangladesh govt withdraws 139 NGO's from Rohingya camps

Dhaka, Sep 1 (UNI) The Bangladesh authorities have withdrawn the assistance of 41 non-government organizations at Rohingya refugee camps in Cox Bazar due to their involvement in malpractice. 

Bangladesh: 84 Rohingyas rescued from human traffickers

Dhaka, May 18 (IBNS): The Bangladesh Coast Guard and the police have rescued 84 Rohingyas when they were about to be trafficked to Malaysia from Cox's Bazar, media reports said.

Early rains expose risks for Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh, but worst ‘yet to come,’ warns UN agency

New York, Apr 21 (IBNS): The arrival of pre-monsoon rains in southern Bangladesh has revealed an alarming level of risks for Rohingya refugees, United Nations humanitarian agencies said on Friday, warning that they do not  have the funds needed to protect hundreds of thousands of desperate people once the rainy season begins in earnest.

Conditions in Myanmar not yet suitable for Rohingya refugees to return safely – UN agency

New York, Jan 24 (JEN): The necessary safeguards for Rohingyas to return to Myanmar are absent, and there are ongoing restrictions on access for aid agencies, the media and other independent observers, the United Nations warned on Tuesday, two months after Myanmar and Bangladesh agreed on a plan for the refugees’ voluntary return to their homes.

Dire situation for Rohingya children could become ‘catastrophic,’ as new threats loom – UNICEF

New York, Jan 17 (JEN): As the Bay of Bengal region gears up for cyclone and monsoon seasons, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) is warning that more than half-a-millon Rohingya children already living in “horrific” conditions in makeshift settlements in Bangladesh may face compounded risks of disease and displacement.

Rohingya children trapped in 'appalling' conditions in Myanmar's Rakhine state – UNICEF

New York, Jan 10 (JEN): While the eyes of the world are on Myanmar's northern Rakhine and Cox's Bazaar, Bangladesh, more than 60,000 Rohingya children remain nearly forgotten, trapped in appalling camps in central Rakhine where the shelters teeter on stilts above garbage and excrement, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) reported Tuesday.

Pope's speech in Myanmar lacks reference to Rohingyas

Naypyidaw, Nov 28 (IBNS): Pope Francis has given a key speech in Myanmar demanding respect for all ethnic groups but lacked any reference to the Rohingyas, media reports said.

Bangladesh steps up vaccination for new Rohingya arrivals as measles cases rise

Cox’s Bazar, Nov 13 (IBNS):  An increase in the number of suspected measles cases among the newly arrived Rohingya and their host communities in southern Bangladesh has prompted the Government and UN partners to step up immunization efforts in overcrowded camps and makeshift shelters close to the border with Myanmar.

Thousands of Rohingyas cross into Bangladesh overnight; child malnutrition soars in camps – UN

New York, Nov 3(Just Earth News):As more than 3,000 desperate, tired and hungry Rohingya refugees have crossed into Bangladesh from Myanmar over the past two days, United Nations agencies and their partners are working around the clock to provide urgent life-saving aid and shelter to this latest influx.  

Death toll of Hindus rises in Myanmar's Rakhine state

Naypyidaw, Sep 25 (IBNS): The death toll of Hindus in Myanmar's Rakhine state has risen from 28 to 45, a recent media report stated.

Bangladesh : Nine killed, 20 injured as truck carrying relief for Rohingyas falls into ditch

Dhaka, Sep 21 (IBNS) : At least nine people were killed and eight others injured when a truck carrying relief for Rohingyas veered off the road and fell into a roadside ditch near Bangladesh's in Bandarban on Thursday, Bangladesh's leading daily New Age reported.

Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina meets Rohingya refugees

Dhaka, Sept 12 (IBNS): Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday met Rohingya refugees who have currently fled Myanmar to take refuge in the neighbouring nation.