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Thousands of Rohingya Refugees Displaced by Mass Flooding in Bangladesh

HeadlineAug 02, 2021

In Bangladesh, thousands of Rohingya refugees have been displaced after mass flooding in Cox’s Bazar, the world’s largest refugee camp. At least six refugees have died. Many others lost all of their belongings.

Abu Siddique: “The landslide fully damaged my house. Somehow my family members could evacuate. The mud that came down from the hill entered my home, and it was totally covered with mud. All of our belongings inside are covered in mud. There were very few things I could retrieve.”

In Afghanistan, dozens of people have died after flash floods in the Taliban-controlled Kamdesh district. The Taliban put the death toll as high as 150.

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