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New York: The UN refugee agency (UNHCR), on Monday, called for immediate efforts to search and rescue a group of Rohingya refugees, who have been adrift on the Andaman Sea for over a week. more
UN steps up support for thousands left homeless after fire at Rohingya refugee camp

New York: UN agencies have stepped up efforts to help thousands of Rohingya refugees left without shelter after a devastating fire tore through a crowded refugee camp in south-eastern Ban ...

Transfer of Rohingya refugees to Bay of Bengal island ‘must be voluntary’: UN refugee agency

New York: The head of the UN refugee agency (UNHCR), has voiced concerns over the reported relocation of some Rohingya refugees by Bangladeshi authorities, to an island off the country&rs ...

Bangladesh authorities start relocating Rohingyas to Bhasan Char island, refugees express happiness

Dhaka: Bangladesh authorities have started relocating thousands of Rohingya refugees to a remote island, a move which they expect will bring 'peace' to them.

Bangladesh to relocate Rohingyas to Bhasan Char from December 3

Dhaka: The Rohingyas, who were forcibly displaced in Cox's Bazar from their native Rakhine state in Myanmar, will start relocating to Bhasan Char in Noakhali on December 3 or 4. A fiv ...

Rohingya conference pledges to ‘remain steadfast’ in finding solutions to crisis

New York: A joint UN-hosted donor conference to rally international support behind Myanmar’s displaced Rohingya minority, ended on Thursday with a promise to continue engaging with ...

Inaction has been fatal, says UNHCR, as dozens of Rohingya refugees perish at sea

New York: Dozens of Rohingya refugees are believed to have died in the Andaman sea after spending more than 200 days afloat, owing to a “collective unwillingness” of countries ...

Address root causes of the Rohingya refugee crisis, urges UN chief

UN Secretary-General António Guterres has called for greater attention to the Rohingya refugee crisis – which entered its fourth year – and for addressing the root caus ...

Rohingya crisis needs lasting solutions, renewed commitment amid COVID-19 pandemic, UN refugee agency

New York: Three years after violence in Myanmar forced hundreds of thousands of Rohingyas to seek refuge in Bangladesh, the international community must adapt its assistance to the critic ...

UN human rights office calls for compassion following Rohingya deaths at sea

New York : The UN human rights office (OHCHR), is calling for compassion for people desperately seeking shelter, after 30 Rohingya refugees from Myanmar died on a boat in the Bay of Benga ...