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  • Earthquake response strategies in Nepal

    October 11, 2017

    Two years on, UNDP looks at the earthquake response strategies that helped the Nepali people rebuild after a devastating quake.

  • Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh

    September 14, 2017

    The deadly violence in Rakhine State of Myanmar has triggered a massive influx of Rohingya Muslims into neighboring Bangladesh. According to latest estimates, about 370,000 Rohingya, almost a third of entire Muslim population in Rakhine have fled to Bangladesh to safety. Initially unwelcoming, the Bangladeshi government has now allowed the Rohingya to enter into the country on humanitarian grounds and has promised to offer them necessary aid with support from international community. Photos and text by correspondents at Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh.