Myanmar: 582,000 Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh since late August, according to the UN

Myanmar: 582,000 Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh since late August, according to the UN

The number of Rohingyas fleeing Myanmar to neighboring Bangladesh has risen to 582,000 since 25 August, UN agencies said on Tuesday, warning that thousands more at the border.

According to a spokesperson for the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), Marixie Mercado, this is not a sudden influx of refugees but a more precise census of their numbers through better access in areas close to the border …

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