Refugee Update: March 2020
Rohingya crisis: Population exploding as 91,000 babies are born in two years
By Kamrul Hasan
As the Rohingya refugee crisis continues, new problems arise. Hundreds of thousands of the Rohingya people have been displaced; now their numbers are growing from simple population growth. Kamrul Hasan of the Dhaka Tribune explains the efforts made by multiple organizations, including the UN Refugee Agency, so assist displaced peoples and their children.
Refugees Stream Across Turkey, Trying to Enter the EU
By David Gauthier-Villars
The Wall Street Journal
Thousands of refugees are fleeing the Middle East via Turkey and attempted to enter the European Union. Turkish leaders recently announced they would not stop refugees currently in the country from trying to enter the EU. David Gauthier-Villars of the Wall Street Journal provides an in depth look into the current situation at the Greek-Turkish border, along with photos by Ahmed Deeb.
Sudanese provides safe haven to fellow refugees in Libya
By Tarik Argaz
UN Refugee Agency
Osman, a man who was previously forced to flee his home in Darfur in the civil war in 2003, is now assisting refugees in his new home in Libya. Tarik Argaz with the UNHCR reports the man has hosted over 200 refugees in the last three years.
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