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Title: Cyclone Brings Destruction to Burma Refugee Camps in Bangladesh
Date of publication: 30 May 2017
Description/subject: "COX’S BAZAR, Bangladesh — A cyclone battered refugee camps in Bangladesh on Tuesday where hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims from Burma have taken refuge from violence at home, as authorities moved at least 350,000 Bangladeshis out of harm’s way. Cyclone Mora struck the island of Saint Martin and Teknaf in the coastal Bangladeshi district of Cox’s Bazar, where officials said some 200,000 people were evacuated to shelters. In Chittagong district, about 150,000 people were evacuated..."
Language: English
Source/publisher: Reuters via "The Irrawaddy"
Format/size: html (57K)
Alternate URLs: https://www.irrawaddy.com/news/burma/128989.html
Date of entry/update: 31 May 2017