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Largest Rohingya Group to Arrive in Indonesia Since 2015 Receives Support in North Aceh

North Aceh, Indonesia – After more than seven months stranded at sea under increasingly dire conditions, the largest group of Rohingya refugees to arrive in Indonesia since the...

Three Years Later, Rohingya Refugee Resiliency Anchors Humanitarian Response and Accountability

Cox’s Bazar - August 25 marks three years since hundreds of thousands of Rohingya men, women, boys and girls sought safety in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, after they were forcibly...

IOM Facilitates Movement of 99 Rescued Rohingya to Long-Term Shelter in Aceh

North Aceh – Nearly three weeks after their rescue off North Aceh, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) transported the 99 Rohingya in Aceh to a long-term shelter on...

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Drinking straws and toothpicks: Bamboo Architecture in the Rohingya Refugee Camps

IOM and ARUP invite participants – children and adults - to explore the bamboo architecture of the Rohingya camps through simple model making. Participants are invited to share their completed models on Instagram; the outputs will be shared with children in the camps to inspire their own model making.

Bamboo is an incredibly powerful material, and it is used for almost everything in the camps; almost 30 million pieces of bamboo have been used since the Rohingya fled Myanmar in August 2017.