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.


Foreign minister says a delegation from Myanmar offered to take back hundreds of thousands who fled army violence.
Myanmar has proposed taking back the hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees who fled a brutal military crackdown into Bangladesh in recent weeks.