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7000 Rohingya homeless following destructive fire in Cox's Bazaar

Posted on 10 January 2024

On January 7, a destructive fire swept though Camp 5 of Cox's Bazaar refugee camp in Bangladesh, flaring up at around 1am and brought under control a few hours later. There…
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Global Refugee Forum a "bright burst of light" for displaced populations

Posted on 21 December 2023

From 13-15 December the Global Refugee Forum took place in Geneva. Themed “Action. Unity. Impact”, it bought together over 4000 people to “support the practical implementation of the objectives set out in…
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Humanitarian concerns for Rohingya children as hundreds flee to Indonesia 

Posted on 29 November 2023

Indonesia has been experiencing an influx of Rohingya refugees following the most recent escalation of violence, with over 1000 Rohingya people having arrived on Indonesian shores over the past month.…
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Concerns for Pakistan’s deadline for Afghan migrant deportation 

Posted on 02 November 2023

It was announced by Pakistan early last month that all Afghan migrants in the nation without legal documentation, almost 1.73 million refugees, would be forced to leave by November 1.
The establishment…
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Malnutrition skyrocketing in Uganda refugee settlements

Posted on 26 May 2023

In a recent press release, the International Rescue Committee (IRC) expressed concern for the increasing malnutrition among refugees in Uganda. Over the period from 2021-2022, the issue increased by 50% - with…
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Advocacy spurs amendment to Special Ukraine Policy

Posted on 29 March 2023

On 10 March, an open letter went to the government from humanitarian organisations and Ukrainian community groups in New Zealand requesting targeted humanitarian policy for Ukrainian refugees fleeing to New Zealand. On…
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Fire in Cox Bazar causes widespread devastation

Posted on 09 March 2023

Last week, Cox Bazar, one of the world's largest refugee camps in Bangladesh, was hit by a huge and destructive fire.  

“In a matter of hours, thousands of bamboo and tarpaulin…
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