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Rohingya refugees: dozens of shelters destroyed by floods, (UN)

Heavy monsoon rains in Bangladesh have flooded the Cox’s Bazar camp, home to more than 900,000 Rohingya refugees, destroying some 273 shelters and injuring 11 people, according to the UN

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Australia accused by UNHCR of renouncing refugee agreement

The UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) on Monday accused Australia of disavowing an agreement aimed at finding a solution to the problem of refugees relegated by the Australian authorities

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South Sudan: more than one million people have fled the country (UNHCR)

A report prepared this week by the High Commissioner of the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) says that more than a million South Sudanese have fled their country to take refuge

Europe

At least 10 dead as migrant boat capsizes off Sicily

A boat capsized off Sicily when the migrants aboard rushed to meet rescuers, killing at least 10 people, the Italian coastguard said Wednesday. “The migrants, as they frequently do, all