US to provide US$116mil in humanitarian aid for Myanmar, Bangladesh

  • Myanmar
  • Friday, 22 Sep 2023

WASHINGTON (Reuters): The United States will provide an additional US$116 million in humanitarian aid for Myanmar, Bangladesh and the surrounding region to support Rohingya refugees who fled Myanmar, Secretary of State Antony Blinken (pic) said in a statement on Thursday (Sept 21).

With this new funding, the United States' total assistance for those affected by the crisis in Myanmar, Bangladesh, and the region totals more than $2.2 billion since August 2017, when over 740,000 Rohingya fled genocide, Blinken said.

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