The number of people living in Bangladesh in a ‘refugee-like situation’ now stands at 200,000 who are originating from Myanmar, according to a new UNHCR report released on Friday.
The government of Bangladesh, however, estimates the population to be between 300,000 and 500,000, said the UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, in its Mid-Year Trends 2015 report.
The report also mentioned that the number of refugees in Bangladesh is now 32,975 who are assisted by the UNHCR.
It also mentioned that there are 11 ‘pending cases’ from the asylum seekers while the total number of ‘population of concern’ is 2,32,986 that includes refugees, asylum-seekers …read more
Source: New Age