The Government of Myanmar conveyed to the Government of Bangladesh the names of 3,450 Rohingya refugees cleared for voluntary repatriation to Myanmar.
Around 300 refugees are returning to south-east Myanmar, among them a family of four generations.
More than 270,000 stateless Rohingya refugees from Myanmar provided with identity cards in an ongoing registration drive.
The UN seeks US$920 million to meet the needs of more than 900,000 Rohingya refugees and 330,000 vulnerable residents in Bangladesh host communities.
United Nations aid agencies and NGO partners launched today the 2019 Joint Response Plan (JRP) for the Rohingya humanitarian crisis.
UNHCR concerned about the humanitarian impact of continuing violence in southern Chin State and Rakhine State in Myanmar, and stands ready to offer support
UNHCR is concerned about the impact of continuing violence in Myanmar and the potential for both further internal displacement and the outflow of refugees.
Angelina Jolie urges end to injustices that have driven nearly one million Rohingya into exile in Bangladesh
UNHCR’s Special Envoy heard testimonies from Rohingya refugees and called for expanded access to education for Rohingya children.
UNHCR Special Envoy Angelina Jolie releases this statement after her visit to Kutupalong refugee settlement in Bangladesh.
Rohingya widows who head refugee families in Bangladesh struggle with concerns about food, shelter and the welfare of the next generation.
Their few belongings packed into rice sacks, Momena Begum and her husband Mohammad Harez squat on a damp plot of sand just above the waterline, waiting to move to a shelter on higher ground.