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Malaysia’s Rohingya Women develop network to empower

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia – The Rohingya community in Malaysia is trying to help fellow Rohingya who’ve recently fled their homes in Myanmar to live in refugee camps in Bangladesh. The Rohingya in Malaysia view themselves as the lucky ones. They’re

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A Plan to Resolve one of Asia’s Longest Refugee Situations

MAE SOT, Thailand – The UN refugee agency field office in Mae Sot has been working for the last 15 years in nine refugee camps along Thailand’s western border. These camps are home to 102,777 refugees from Myanmar, formerly known as

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Uganda’s ‘Urban Refugees’ – CBC The World This Weekend

KAMPALA, Uganda – As the violent conflict in South Sudan deepens, many people are fleeing to their next door neighbour. South Sudan is now the world’s fourth largest refugee situation behind Syria, Afghanistan, and Somalia, according to UNHCR, the UN’s

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The South Sudanese Student Who Spent Her Summer Saving Refugees

Betty Asha left her home and studies behind to help nearly 2,300 people escape violence and cross the border into Uganda. Betty Asha’s phone rings constantly. Each time she picks up, a voice on the other end asks for help,

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#Malaysia: Snapshots of #Borneo. It’s nice when a friend brings you a pineapple bun while you’re sitting, relaxing and reading. It’s a great snack. I’m told it’s the best pineapple bun in Borneo and after eating it, I can see why. Again, I’m reminded of Hong Kong. Akinabalu Hostel, Kota Kinabalu.
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