U.S. Supports Humanitarian Efforts For Rohingya, Rakhine Refugees In Burma, Bangladesh

U.S. Department of State’s “DipNote”: Assessing the Impact of U.S. Humanitarian Assistance in Burma and Bangladesh
Simon Henshaw, principal deputy assistant secretary of state for the Bureau of Population, Refugee, and Migration, discusses a recent “delegation to Burma and Bangladesh to see firsthand what is happening on the ground with regard to the humanitarian situation and the impact of our assistance.” Henshaw writes, “The U.S. was one of the first to pledge funds to support international organizations in this crisis, and our commitment has been followed by generous contributions from other donors. However, more is needed, and we call on others to join us in our response…” (11/20).