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  • Rohingya repatriation to Myanmar

    Rohingya repatriation: UNHCR, UNDP signs extension of MoU with Myanmar

    The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) have signed extension of a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Myanmar for one year aimed at creating conducive conditions for voluntary and sustainable repatriation of the Rohingya from Bangladesh.

  • 65 migrants drown off Tunisia coast

    At least 65 migrants drowned when their boat capsized in the Mediterranean Sea off the Tunisian coast after they had left Libya hoping to reach Europe, the UN refugee agency UNHCR says.