More than 720,000 Rohingya children, women and men have fled violence that erupted in Myanmar on August 25, 2017. They remain in need of solutions a year on.
UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is calling on the international community to step up its support for some 900,000 stateless Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh.
UNHCR is rushing additional aid to Bangladesh where the first monsoon rains have been affecting Cox’s Bazar district and the hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees there.
Bangladesh, UNHCR agree on voluntary returns framework when Rohingya refugees decide conditions are right
UNHCR and the Government of Bangladesh have finalized a Memorandum of Understanding relating to voluntary returns of Rohingya refugees once conditions in Myanmar are conducive.
Canadian Louise Aubin has been with UNHCR for over 20 years and is leading UNHCR’s emergency response in Bangladesh where the organization is providing aid to more than 600,000 Rohingya refugees.