United States Announces More Than $170 Million in Humanitarian Assistance for the Rakhine State/Rohingya Refugee Crisis

The United States today announced more than $170 million in additional humanitarian assistance for Rohingya inside and outside Burma, as well as for host communities in Bangladesh.
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Marking Five Years Since the Genocide in Burma

Five years ago, Burma’s military launched a brutal campaign against Rohingya – razing villages, raping, torturing, and perpetrating large-scale violence that killed thousands of Rohingya men, women, and children.
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Remarks by U.S. Embassy Dhaka’s Regional Refugee Coordinator Ms. Mackenzie Rowe on “Rohingya Crisis: The Pathways to Repatriation”

Five years after nearly a million Rohingya were driven from their homes in Burma, we find ourselves at a crossroads. In 2017, as the genocide unfolded ( in Burma), Bangladesh showed us all the meaning of generosity, of compassion, and of a shared sense of humanity. When others closed their eyes—and borders—to victims of violence ...
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Rohingya Crisis – Five Years On: Joint Statement by Embassies and High Commissions in Dhaka

Today, five years on, we reflect on the horrific events of August and September 2017 that forced around 800,000 Rohingya to flee from their homes in Myanmar to seek refuge in Bangladesh. We remain deeply grateful to the Government of Bangladesh and people of Bangladesh for their generosity and continuing hosting of Rohingya refugees.
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Under Secretary Hale’s Call with Burmese State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi

Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs David Hale spoke today with Burmese State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi to reaffirm American support for democratic reforms and humanitarian relief efforts in Burma and a credible, transparent, and inclusive national election in November.
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Joint Press Statement of the United States, the European Union, the United Kingdom, and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

The United States, the United Kingdom, the European Union, and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees will bring the international community together this month to address the Rohingya crisis.
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United States Continues to Call for Justice and Accountability in Burma

Three years after Burma's security forces launched brutal attacks against hundreds of thousands of Rohingya men, women, and children, most of whom are Muslim, in response to attacks by militants on security posts in northern Rakhine State.
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Digital Briefing with Ambassador Alice G. Wells, Acting Assistant Secretary, Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs

Hello, I would like to welcome journalists to today’s virtual press briefing with Ambassador Alice Wells, Acting Assistant Secretary for the Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs. 
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United States Announces New Humanitarian Assistance for Displaced Rohingya and Members of Other Affected Communities in Bangladesh and Burma

On March 3, the United States announced more than $59 million in additional humanitarian assistance for Rohingya refugees and host communities in Bangladesh and internally displaced Rohingya and members of other affected communities in Burma. 
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Rohingya Refugee Crisis: The United States Contributes Over $105 Million to The 2019 UN Joint Response Plan

Today the United States is contributing $45.5 million to the UN World Food Program in support of the Rohingya refugee crisis.  This is in addition to the $60 million announced at the 2019 UN Joint Response Plan (JRP) launch in Geneva on February 15.  This brings the total U.S. contribution to the 2019 JRP to ...
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