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Factbox: Humanitarian crisis in Bangladesh as nearly 90,000 Rohingya flee Myanmar
September 4, 2017 / 10:10 AM / 17 days ago

Factbox: Humanitarian crisis in Bangladesh as nearly 90,000 Rohingya flee Myanmar

Rohingya refugees gather as they expect relief supplies in Kutupalang near Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, September 3, 2017. REUTERS/Mohammad Ponir Hossain

COX‘S BAZAR (Reuters) - Nearly 90,000 Rohingya have fled to Bangladesh since violence erupted in Myanmar in August, putting pressure on aid agencies and communities already helping hundreds of thousands of refugees from previous violence in Myanmar.

Following are some details on the crisis gathered from U.N. sources working in the Cox’s Bazar district of Bangladesh, on the Myanmar border.

Reporting by Karishma Singh

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