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Protecting Refugees in Bangladesh During Monsoon Season

March 14, 2019 Video Bhasan Char Camp Development (October 2017 - March 2019) Satellite image time series of Bhasan Char camp development (October 2017 – March 2018). Bangladesh’s Foreign Minister Abdul Momen recently warned that the coming monsoon season will bring serious risk to Rohingya refugees living in settlements in Cox’s Bazar. But instead of calling for practical safeguards against flooding and landslides, Momen doubled down on a controversial plan to send refugees to Bhasan Char, a remote flood-prone silt island in the Bay of Bengal. The habitability of Bhasan Char remains in question.…

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