Tuesday 12 June 2018

Nearly 40 percent of Rohingya children in Cox’s Bazar are stunted: new study

Humanitarian agencies supporting Rohingya refugees who fled to Bangladesh are making progress in improving children's health—but the situation remains critical, a new assessment by nutrition experts, including Save the Children, reveals.

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Monday 11 June 2018

Rohingya refugee camps in Bangladesh hit by biggest storm of the year

Dozens of Rohingya refugee shelters were inundated with floodwater or hit by landslides over the weekend, as the biggest storm of the year to date hit refugee camps in Bangladesh’s Cox’s Bazar.

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Wednesday 23 May 2018

Marawi conflict one year on: More than 300,000 Filipinos still displaced, 30,000 children yet to return to school


Seven months after the southern Philippines city of Marawi was declared ‘militant free’, hundreds of thousands of Filipinos remain displaced as the government continues its recovery operation—which includes the challenging process of clearing improvised explosive devices from across the city.

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Tuesday 22 May 2018

Dengue fever fears grow as rains cause flooding and landslides in Sri Lanka

Eight people have died and more than 38,000 people have been affected by dangerous storms and heavy rains, which lashed central and southern Sri Lanka in recent days.

Five districts suffered major flooding with some receiving up to 35cm of rain in just a few days. The government has issued a landslide warning in seven districts, and urged people in low-lying areas near swollen rivers to be extra vigilant.

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Monday 14 May 2018

370,000 Rohingya refugee children to face Ramadan living in squalid refugee camps in Bangladesh

Hundreds of thousands of Rohingya children are preparing to face their first Ramadan and Eid-ul-Fitr as refugees in Bangladesh, missing much of the celebration that normally accompanies this festive and holy month for Muslims.

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