270,000 Rohingya Muslims of Myanmar seek refuge in Bangladesh over past two weeks: UNHCR
Saturday, 9 September 2017 () The United Nations refugee agency says an estimated 270,000 Rohingya Muslims of Myanmar have sought refuge in Bangladesh over the past two weeks.The UN High Commissioner for Refugees, UNHCR, said the numbers are so alarming-it really means that we have to step up our response to address the situation in Myanmar urgently.
According to the U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees on Friday, an unprecedented surge of 270,000 Rohingya has sought refuge in Bangladesh over the past two weeks, a dramatic jump in the total as new pockets of refugees fleeing violence in Myanmar are discovered. The wave of refugees, many sick or...
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