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The New York Times: Cyclone Fani Hits India: Storm Lashes Coast With Hurricane Strength

Cyclone Fani
Cyclone Fani

The New York Times quoted Zia Choudury, CARE’s country director in Bangladesh about the potential impact of Cyclone Fani on Rohingya refugees. “The densely populated Rohingya refugee camps in Cox’s Bazar are susceptible to deadly mudslides triggered by torrential rainfall,” said Choudury. “The concentration of the one million displaced Rohingya people in Cox’s Bazar is now among the densest in the world and, even if the region is not hit directly, the impacts of Cyclone Fani will create havoc.” Read the story here


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