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  1. Rohingya child refugees facing - hell on earth' - " UnicefRead the original story w/Photo

    3 min ago | Stroudnewsand Journal

    The children who make up most of the nearly 600,000 Rohingya Muslims who have fled violence in Burma are experiencing a "hell on earth" in overcrowded, muddy and squalid refugee camps in neighbouring Bangladesh, Unicef has said. The UN children's agency has issued a report that documents the plight of children who account for 58% of the refugees who have poured into Cox's Bazar over the last eight weeks.


  2. UNICEF: Rohingya children refugees face 'hell on earth'Read the original story w/Photo

    14 min ago | WBT-AM Charlotte

    In this Sept. 29, 2017, photo provided by UNICEF, Rohingya children draw at Balukhali makeshift refugee camp in Cox's Bazar district in Bangladesh.


  3. Rohingya refugee children in dire state: UnicefRead the original story w/Photo

    41 min ago | The Daily Star

    Nearly 340,000 Rohingya children are living in squalid conditions in Bangladesh camps where they lack enough food, clean water and health care, the United Nations Children's Fund says on Friday, October 20, 2017. This Reuters photo taken on September 8, 2017 shows Rohingya refugees climb up a hill after crossing the Bangladesh-Myanmar border in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh.


  4. Myanmar: Up to 12,000 Rohingya Muslim children flee violence weekly, says UNRead the original story w/Photo

    48 min ago | The Muslim News

    GENEVA : More than 320,000 Rohingya Muslim refugee children have fled to southern Bangladesh from Myanmar since late August while up to 12,000 more are fleeing violence every week, the UN warned on Friday. Almost 60 percent of the latest Rohingya arrivals into Bangladesh are children, crossing at a rate of between 1,200 and 1,800 per day, the UN children's fund, UNICEF, said in a report on Friday.


  5. Rains batter normal life; more expected until SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    50 min ago | The Daily Star

    Incessant rains, triggered by land depression in the Bay, disrupt the normal life in the city and elsewhere in the country today. The Met Office recorded 50 mm of rainfall in Dhaka in the last 24 hours while it recorded two mm of rainfall from 6 am to 9 pm on Friday, said Mizanur Rahman, an assistant meteorologist at Bangladesh Meteorology Department.


  6. UNICEF: Rohingya children refugees face a hell on earthaRead the original story w/Photo

    56 min ago | The Tribune

    UNICEF says the children who make up most of the nearly 600,000 Rohingya Muslims who have fled violence in Myanmar are seeing a "hell on earth" in overcrowded, muddy and squalid refugee camps in neighboring Bangladesh. The U.N. children's agency has issued a report that documents the plight of children who account for 58 percent of the refugees who have poured into Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, over the last eight weeks.


  7. Extreme Rainfall Could Cost South Asian Cities Up to $215B Annually by 2030Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Insurance Journal West

    As global attention focused on hurricanes Harvey and Irma, more than 41 million people across South Asia battled floods and displacement. From Afghanistan in the west to Bangladesh in the east, floods could cost South Asia - home to a fourth of the world's people - as much as $215 billion each year by 2030, according to the World Resources Institute's global flood analyzer launched in 2015.


  8. Mustafizur Rahman ruled out of South Africa tourRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago |

    Bangladesh are already on a losing spree and to add more salt to the wounds, their ace pacer Mustafizur Rahman would be heading home soon. Mustafizur who missed the initial ODIs by twisting his ankle during the practice session has been ruled out for the remainder of the South Africa tour.


  9. UN appeals for more support for Rohingya in 'arc of misery'Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Asian Correspondent

    A Rohingya refugee man, who crossed the border from Myanmar two days earlier, waits with his relatives to receive humanitarian aids at Kutupalong refugees camp near Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh October 19, 2017. Spurce: Reuters/ Zohra Bensemra THE UNITED NATIONS migration agency has called upon the international community to provide more support for Rohingya Muslims fleeing Burma in the "arc of misery" between Rakhine State and Bangladesh.


  10. Violence in Myanmar driving up to 12,000 Rohingya refugee children into Bangladesh every week UNICEFRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | PressReleasePoint

    Mohammed Yasin, 8, is amongst the Rohingyas refugee children living in shelters at the Kutupalong makeshift camp in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh. DHAKA, BANGLADESH/GENEVA, 20 October 2017 - Desperate living conditions and waterborne diseases are threatening more than 320,000 Rohingya refugee children who have fled to southern Bangladesh since late August, including some 10,000 who crossed from Myanmar over the past few days, UNICEF said today.


  11. 15,000 Rohingya refugees stuck in border no-man's landRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | CTV

    More than 15,000 Rohingya refugees are currently stuck in a border zone no-man's land between Myanmar and Bangladesh without adequate sanitation, food and water. "Suddenly, we just can't take thousands of people in," Major Ashik bin Jalil of the Bangladesh Armed Forces told CTV's Peter Akman.


  12. Nearly 58% Rohingya refugees are kids at riskRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Nerve News

    Geneva, Oct 20 - Nearly fifty-eight per cent of the about 600,000 Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh are children who suffer from severe malnutrition, a UN report released said. The UN Children's Fund report also said that these children were highly exposed to infectious diseases, Efe news reported.


  13. Rohingya Refugee Children Are in Desperate Need of Aid, the U.N. SaysRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Time

    A crying Rohingya girl, fleeing ongoing military operations in Myanmar's Rakhine state, carries her little brother as they search for their mother in Palongkhalii, Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh on October 17, 2017. The U.N. children's agency said Thursday that violence in Myanmar's western state of Rakhine is driving as many as 12,000 children across the border into Bangladesh each week, warning that hundreds of thousands are at risk of waterborne disease in overcrowded and unsanitary displacement camps.


  14. UN: Rohingya Children Cast Out of Their Land Face a Bleak FutureRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Voice of America

    Rohingya Muslim boys, who crossed over from Myanmar into Bangladesh, cry as Bangladeshi men push them away during distribution of food aid near Balukhali refugee camp, Bangladesh, Sept 20, 2017. The U.N. Children's Fund warns that more than 320,000 Rohingya refugee children are living in desperate conditions in squalid makeshift settlements in Bangladesh, putting them at risk of disease and vulnerable to exploitation by traffickers.


  15. "The magnitude of the challenge is daunting" in the crisis of Rohingya children, UNICEF saysRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | CBS News

    In addition to 582,000 Rohingya refugees who have poured into Bangladesh camps since late August, a UNICEF report released Thursday says that 12,000 children are leaving Myanmar weekly, where cholera infection is increasing. "Many Rohingya refugee children in Bangladesh have witnessed atrocities in Myanmar no child should ever see, and all have suffered tremendous loss," UNICEF executive director Anthony Lake said, adding that basic services such as food, safe water and sanitation are in short supply.


  16. Pakistan play drawn game against South KoreaRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Daily Times

    KARACHI: Pakistan drew its match with South Korea in the Super-4 stage of the Men's Asia Cup Hockey Tournament on Thursday in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Pakistan started off well against South Korea with Ijaz Ahmed scoring a goal in the closing moments of the first quarter.


  17. 124 Ships in South Asia for Dirty, Dangerous Breaking in Q3 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Marine News

    ... his life at a shipbreaking yard in Alang, India. Another worker was reported seriously injured in Chittagong, Bangladesh. Due to the annual monsoon season, activities remained slow at the South Asian shipbreaking yards over the summer months. ...


  18. Cricket: Brendon McCullum signs on for Bangladesh Premier LeagueRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    ... can access them to read later. Former Black Caps skipper Brendon McCullum has signed for Rangpur Riders of the Bangladesh Premier League overnight, following the postponement of the Global T20 League in South Africa. McCullum will be available for ...


  19. A Wasa excavator on a barge cleaning up the DND Canal in the city's...Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Daily Star

    A Wasa excavator on a barge cleaning up the DND Canal in the city's Jatrabari. The canal has become clogged with rubbish, obstructing the water flow.


  20. UN Ramps Up Aid Delivery to Rohingya Refugees in BangladeshRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Scoop

    "The seriousness of the situation cannot be over-emphasized," said International Organization for Migration Bangladesh Chief of Mission Sarat Dash in a press statement. According to the IOM-hosted Inter Sector Coordination Group of aid agencies, an estimated 536,000 people have fled Myanmar and arrived in Cox's Bazar over the past 47 days.