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Refugees Work to Reinforce Houses as Monsoon Landslides Hit Rohingya Refugee Camps

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Refugees at Balukhali camp in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, worked to reinforce their homes on July 4, after an aid worker reported that that several overnight landslides toppled latrines, spilling human waste around the site.The Bangladesh monsoon season brings torrential rains as well as the threat of cyclones, landslides, and flash-floods, according to the United Nations.More than 700,000 Rohingya currently reside in the Cox’s Bazar camps and are forbidden from building permanent structures, Al Jazeera reported.The UN human rights chief said on June 4 that Rohingya people continued to flee from Myanmar, with 11,432 arriving in Bangladesh since the start of 2018, Reuters reported. Credit: Julia Brothwell/British Red Cross via Storyful

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