Monday, 09 October 2017 12:55

Rohingya: “We are starving”

starveRohingya 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.

stock-photo-boat-capsized-136524122Cox's Bazar - At least 12 people died and scores were missing on Monday after a boat packed with Rohingya refugees - many of them children - capsized, the latest tragedy to strike those fleeing violence in Myanmar's Rakhine state.

BanglaAuthorities say they will move Rohingya from 23 camps into new refugee zone near Cox’s Bazar close to Myanmar border

Bangladesh on Thursday announced it would build one of the world’s biggest refugee camps to house all the 800,000-plus Rohingya Muslims who have sought asylum from violence in Myanmar.

health careRIYADH: A team from the King Salman Centre for Relief and Humanitarian Aid (KSRelief), currently in Bangladesh, is studying ways to implement more health projects that will have a positive humanitarian impact on Rohingya refugee camps.The team is currently in Cox’s Bazar and is carrying out its operations in coordination with the International Organization for Migration (IOM) and the government of Bangladesh.

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