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Coronavirus hits Rohingya refugee camp 06 Jun

Coronavirus hits Rohingya refugee camp

In the world’s largest refugee camp, where more than 800,000 people live in cramped conditions, a coronavirus crisis is threatening to become a humanitarian disaster. And it comes at the worst possible time: the peak of cyclone and monsoon season. NHK World correspondent Mochizuki Mami sat down with Louise Donovan, Public Information Officer from the…

First coronavirus case found in Rohingya camp 18 May

First coronavirus case found in Rohingya camp

The UN refugee agency says the first coronavirus case has been found at a camp in southern Bangladesh for Rohingya Muslims who fled neighboring Myanmar. The office of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees says one refugee was confirmed to be infected on Thursday at the camp in Cox’s Bazar. The agency says the person…

Deadly monsoon storms batter Bangladesh 17 Jun

Deadly monsoon storms batter Bangladesh

Landslides triggered by heavy monsoon rains has killed at least 12 people in and around Bangladesh’s border district of Cox’s Bazar, which is home to around a million Rohingya refugees. The victims of Tuesday’s incident were buried under mud when surrounding hills gave way under a deluge of rain. Eleven people died in Naniarchar including a family…

Bangladesh Refugee Camp in Raining Season 14 Jun

Bangladesh Refugee Camp in Raining Season

Bangladesh Refugee Camp in Raining Season 14 killed as landslides sweep away Rohingya shelters The landslides triggered by heavy rains washed away several homes and shelters in the districts of Cox’s Bazar and Rangamati Vidos