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Around 219000 people stay displaced in Shan, Kachin and Arakan : UNOCHA

Some 219,000 people remain displaced across Shan, Kachin and Arakan states according to the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), with a further 307,000 affected by conflict. The UN agency’s latest humanitarian bulletin highlights the plight of displaced persons in northern Arakan State who are still living …

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Cyclone Mora ravages Rohingya refugee camps in Bangladesh

The cyclone has destroyed almost 10,000 thatched huts in Balukhali and Kutupalong camps Thousands of houses in the Rohingya refugee camps have been damaged as a severe cyclonic storm battered Bangladesh’s coastal areas. Bangladesh evacuated at least 350,000 people – about 200,000 from Cox’s Bazar and some 150,000 from Chittagong …

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UN Names Fact-Finding Mission Members for Arakan

The UN named a trio of independent experts on Tuesday to investigate widespread allegations of killings, rape and torture by Burma’s security forces against Rohingya Muslims in Arakan State. The international fact-finding mission will be chaired by Indira Jaising, an advocate of the Supreme Court of India, the president of …

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