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Canada announces matching aid fund for Rohingya refugees

Radio Canada The federal government is launching a special matching relief fund to help humanitarian agencies in Bangladesh to deal with the influx of nearly one million Rohingya refugees fleeing a brutal campaign of ethnic cleansing in neighbouring Myanmar, Canada’s Minister of International Development Marie-Claude Bibeau announced today. From today until Nov. 28, the federal […]

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Government to Set up Barbed Wire Fence

Dhaka Tribune: Government to set up barbed wire fences around 11 Rohingya camps The government is setting up the fences to prevent the refugees from getting embroiled in violence and criminal activities with Bangladeshi citizens. The government is going to surround the 11 Rohingya camps with barbed-wire fences to prevent the refugees from getting embroiled […]

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Aid groups struggle to improve dire conditions

Aid groups struggle to improve dire conditions for Rohingya refugees By Anne Harding (Reuters Health) – More than a half-million Rohingya people have fled the latest wave of violence in Myanmar for refugee camps in Bangladesh, and most lack clean water, latrine facilities or even shelter from the elements, according to a Medicins Sans Frontiers […]

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France calls for UN action on Rohingya ‘genocide’

ANANDOLU AGENCY: President Emmanuel Macron says UN Security Council must condemn genocide, ethnic cleansing in Myanmar. President Emmanuel Macron on Wednesday became the latest voice to brand the killing of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar as “genocide”. “France will work with its partners at the UN Security Council to take the initiative to get the UN […]

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