U.N. To Request $434M For Humanitarian Response In Bangladesh As Number Of Rohingya Refugees Nears 600K

CBS News: Number of Rohingya refugees reaches 589,000 as humanitarian crisis looms
“The United Nations says the number of Rohingya Muslims who have fled from Myanmar is now up to 589,000. Seven thousand crossed into Bangladesh on Friday. Over the past two months, religious and ethnic tensions in the nation once known as Burma have exploded…” (Myrie, 10/21).

TIME: The U.N. Needs $434 Million to Respond to the World’s Fastest Growing Refugee Crisis
“U.N. agencies convene Monday in Geneva to request a sum of $434 million to fund a massive emergency response to the Rohingya refugee crisis in eastern Bangladesh, where nearly 600,000 people have crossed the border after fleeing recent violence in Myanmar…” (Solomon, 10/21).

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