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Rohingyas Facing 'Catastrophic' Humanitarian Situation, U.N. Says

Recently arrived Rohingya refugees wait to receive aid donations on Sept. 13, 2017, in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh. Around 370,000 Rohingya refugees have fled into Bangladesh since late August during the outbreak of violence in the Rakhine state. (Allison Joyce/Getty Images)MoreCloseclosemore
Recently arrived Rohingya refugees wait to receive aid donations on Sept. 13, 2017, in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh. Around 370,000 Rohingya refugees have fled into Bangladesh since late August during the outbreak of violence in the Rakhine state. (Allison Joyce/Getty Images)

Hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims have fled violence in their home country Myanmar and are now seeking shelter in neighboring Bangladesh.

Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson speaks with BBC correspondent Justin Rowlatt (@BBCJustinR), who has been tracking what's happening to these new refugees.

This BBC interview can be heard in the Here & Now podcast or with the WBUR app.

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