US announces more than $170M in humanitarian aid for Rohingya

DHAKA, Bangladesh

The US on Thursday announced additional humanitarian assistance of more than $170 million for Rohingya inside and outside Myanmar as well as for host communities in Bangladesh.

With the new funding, total US assistance in response to the Rohingya refugee crisis has reached nearly $1.9 billion since August 2017, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said in a press statement.

Bangladesh currently hosts over 1.2 million Rohingya refugees who fled…

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