rohingya influx

Rohingya Influx: Needs of affected locals 'ignored'

While locals in Cox's Bazar are bearing the brunt of socio-economic and environmental damages due to the massive influx of Rohingyas, their needs are being largely overlooked, said local...

October 24, 2017
October 24, 2017

$340m pledged to help Rohingya refugees: UN

The head of the UN agency that coordinates humanitarian aid says they have pledged roughly $340 million to help more than

October 22, 2017
October 22, 2017

Rohingya crisis a great test for UN

The ever-growing Rohingya influx is a crisis not only for Bangladesh but also for the region as well as the entire world, UN Resident Coordinator in Bangladesh Robert D Watkins has said.

October 18, 2017
October 18, 2017

Urgent need for fund, aid

Amid fresh waves of Rohingya influx, the UN has urged the international community to come together to support the October 23 pledging conference to meet the life-saving needs of the displaced...

October 17, 2017
October 17, 2017

Large influx again

At least 12 people drowned and dozens remained missing after a boat carrying Rohingyas sank in the Naf River yesterday, as more than 30,000 Myanmarese nationals joined half a million others who...

October 8, 2017
October 8, 2017

Govt skirted provocation

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said the government was very cautious about avoiding any kind of war with Myanmar despite repeated provocations from the neighbouring country.

October 7, 2017
October 7, 2017

Rohingya crisis cannot stop progress: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said Bangladesh will surely make great strides in development, despite the huge influx of Myanmar nationals.

October 6, 2017
October 6, 2017

Rohingya influx: Delhi pledges full support for Dhaka

India yesterday pledged its full support to Bangladesh to effectively cope with different dimensions of the crisis emanating from the

September 28, 2017
September 28, 2017

Rohingya Crisis: Bangladesh wants strong UNSC stance

Dhaka wants the UN Security Council to take “strong stance and swift action” to end the "ethnic cleansing" in Myanmar and to restore peace and stability in the strife-torn Rakhine State...

September 27, 2017
September 27, 2017

UNSC stepping up response

The UN Security Council met behind closed doors yesterday to discuss the violence in Myanmar, moving to step up its response to the exodus of 4,80,000 Rohingyas in what has been condemned as "...

September 20, 2017
September 20, 2017

Rains heap further woes on refugees

Nur Begum, 55, came to Bangladesh from Myanmar's Maungdaw with her young son and daughter in tow. She witnessed her husband