U.N., Partners Appeal For $920M To Assist Rohingya Refugees In Bangladesh

U.N. News: U.N. and partners appeal for $920 million to meet ‘dire needs’ of Rohingya refugees
“With more than 745,000 Rohingya having fled violence in Myanmar to settle in Bangladesh, joining roughly 200,000 others already sheltering there, United Nations aid agencies and partners launched an appeal on Friday to help meet their ‘dire needs’…” (2/15).

VOA News: $920M U.N. Appeal Aims at Rohingya Humanitarian Crisis
“…The U.N. high commissioner for refugees, Filippo Grandi, said that in the coming weeks, work must be accelerated to protect the Rohingya from the ravages of the next monsoon season. … The U.N. said more than half of the funding would go for food, water, sanitation, and shelter. Other key sectors of the appeal include health, site management, and protection for children and survivors of sexual and gender-based violence…” (Schlein, 2/15).