1w ago| Rohingya Influx

UN releases $9m for Rohingyas, host community

The United Nation’s Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) has released $9 million to help over 9,43,000 Rohingyas staying in camps in Cox’s Bazar district and Bhasan Char, and over 17,800 members of the host community in Ukhiya and Teknaf.

4d ago| Rohingya Influx

US Asst Secy Noyes in Bangladesh to discuss Rohingya resettlement

US Assistant Secretary of the US Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration, Julieta Valls Noyes is in Bangladesh to discuss a pilot scheme for a resettlement of a small group of Rohingyas to the US and humanitarian assistance for the Rohingya.

2w ago| Rohingya Influx

Japan, UNFPA sign $3.7m assistance for Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh

Japan yesterday signed an agreement to provide $3.7 million to the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in assistance to the Rohingya refugees in Bhasan Char and host communities in Noakhali.

No specific date when Rohingya repatriation will begin: Momen

Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen today (October 20, 2022) said the Chinese side is yet to come up with any good news on the Rohingya repatriation but they are continuing their efforts to that end.  

After father, son now killed by miscreants at Rohingya camp in Cox's Bazar

A Rohingya youth was killed by miscreants with sharp knives and shooting at Tajnimar Khola 19 camp of Palangkhali union of Ukhia upazila in Cox’s Bazar.

963 more Rohingyas relocated to Bhasan Char

Another batch of 963 Rohingyas reached Bhashan Char in the fourteenth phase today (October 17, 2022).

Facebook owes Rohingya reparations for Myanmar violence: Amnesty

With roosters crowing in the background as he speaks from the crowded refugee camp in Bangladesh that’s been his home since 2017, Maung Sawyeddollah, 21, describes what happened when violent hate speech and disinformation targeting the Rohingya minority in Myanmar began to spread on Facebook.

Japan to give $4.3m to develop agricultural infrastructure for Rohingyas, host community

Japan and WFP today signed an exchange of notes to provide food and nutrition assistance and to develop agricultural infrastructure for Rohingyas in Cox’s Bazar and the host community.

US announces more than $170m for Rohingyas in and outside Myanmar

The US today announced more than $170 million in additional humanitarian assistance for Rohingya inside and outside Myanmar, as well as for host communities in Bangladesh.