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Over 800,000 Rohingya in B'desh in 'most acute' situation: UN

N High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Filippo Grandi has told the UN Security Council that over 800,000 Myanmar Rohingya were probably in the "most acute" situation. Grandi made the remarks about Rohingya refugees, as in comparison to 65 million to 66 ... Business Standard, 1 month ago
UN plans food aid for up to 700,000 Rohingya Deccan Herald, 2 months ago

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UN eyes modest repatriation of Afghan refugees from Pakistan

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has said repatriation of Afghan refugees from Pakistan is expected to remain modest in 2018, the media reported on Friday.The UNHCR said the trend of the return of Afghan refugees back to their home is ...
 Prokerala4 weeks ago France to take in refugees rescued from Libya by UN  Business Standard3 weeks ago

UN refugee chief visits Bangladesh

The UN High Commissioner for Refugees visited Bangladesh on Saturday to measure the extent of the Rohingya refugee crisis.Almost 430,000 Rohingyas have fled Myanmar and crossed to Bangladesh since August 25. During his visit to the Cox's Bazar district, where ...
 Prokerala2 months ago UN officials plan donor conference for Rohingya refugees  Prokerala1 month ago UN refugee chief tells US its funding 'vital'  Business Standard2 months ago

Rohingya return deal bad for refugees, says HRW

[United States], Dec.12 (ANI): An agreement by Bangladesh and Burma to begin returning Rohingya refugees to Burma by January 23, 2018, creates an impossible timetable for safe and voluntary returns and should be shelved, Human Rights Watch today said in a ...
 Sify3 days ago

Rohingya refugees still fleeing from Myanmar to Bangladesh -UNHCR

By Serajul Quadir DHAKA, Dec 7 (Reuters) - Rohingya refugees continue to fleeMyanmar for Bangladesh even though both countries set up atimetable last month to allow them to start to return home, theU.N. refugee agency (UNHCR)said on Thursday. The number of ...
 Sify1 week ago Myanmar to send Rohingyas to temporary shelters post repatriation  Sify2 weeks ago UN raises number of Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh to 537,000  Sify2 months ago 'Rohingya refugee influx stabilises in Bangladesh'  Sify2 months ago

Why Rohingyas must be sent back

Resettlement of refugees elsewhere is not the morally correct solution to the problem for it lets the perpetrators off the hook.Return of refugees to their rightful homes is the ethical remedy, says Vivek Gumaste.   IMAGE: A Rohingya family awaits permission from Bangladesh soldiers to enter Teknaf, Bangladesh, from Myanmar, October 25, 2017. Photograph: Hannah McKay/Reuters When the compulsions of moral and humanitarian obligations collide violently with the exigencies of national ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

Sri Lanka calls monks who attacked Rohingya 'animals'

The Sri Lankan government Wednesday slammed a group of radical Buddhist monks who attacked Rohingya refugees on the island as "animals", pledging action against police who failed to protect them. Rajitha Senaratne, a cabinet spokesman, said the government ...
 Deccan Herald2 months ago

470,000 Rohingyas in need of shelter in Bangladesh: UN

Dhaka, Sep 24 (IANS) At least 470,000 Rohingyas are in need of shelter in refugee camps in Bangladesh, the UN office in the south Asian country said on Sunday. According to a report by the UN's Inter Sector Coordination Group, the total number of refugees who ...
 Sify2 months ago Rohingya in Bangladesh need 'massive' assistance: UN  Deccan Herald2 months ago

Donors pledge $857mn for UNHCR in 2018

Donor governments have pledged an initial $857 million to the UN refugee agency UNHCR to help some 67 million displaced or stateless people worldwide next year, UNHCR said."A year of no peace and much war is about to end," said UN High Commissioner for ...
 Prokerala1 week ago Donors pledge $857 million for UNHCR in 2018  Prokerala1 week ago

Rohingya repatriation process yet to take off: UNHCR

Dhaka, Dec 6 (IANS) A bilateral agreement signed by Dhaka and Naypyidaw over the repatriation of the Muslim minority Rohingyas, hundreds of thousands of whom had fled to Bangladesh following a crackdown by the Myanmar Army, is yet to take off on the ground, ...
 Sify1 week ago
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