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Hundreds of Thousands of Rohingya at Risk From Looming Monsoons

U.N. aid agencies are stepping up preparations to protect hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, from the ravages of the impending monsoon season. This is a race against time. The first of Bangladesh’s two cyclone seasons begins next month. Barely three months later, heavy monsoon rains will fall, bringing with them flooding and disease.   All of this spells bad news for some 688,000 Rohingya refugees who have fled to Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, since...

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