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Third graders on board a floating school in Bangladesh run by the nonprofit group Shidhulai Swanirvar Sangstha. Mahmud Hossain Opu for NPR hide caption

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'Floating Schools' Make Sure Kids Get To Class When The Water Rises

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Shahidul Alam, surrounded by police, arrives at a Dhaka court on Aug. 6. Nobel laureates and human rights groups have called for his release. Ahmed Salahuddin/NurPhoto via Getty Images hide caption

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In the Balukhali refugee camp, boys between the ages of seven and 11 play with forfori, homemade toy airplanes. Jason Beaubien/NPR hide caption

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In Bangladeshi Camps, Rohingya Refugees Try To Move Forward With Their Lives

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Balukhali Rohingya refugee camp Jason Beaubien/NPR hide caption

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Forced To Flee Myanmar, Rohingya Refugees Face Monsoon Landslides In Bangladesh

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Dildar Begum, 30, in her shelter in the Hakimpara Rohingya refugee camp in Bangladesh. She says 29 members of her extended family were killed a year ago in what the U.S. has said was a campaign of ethnic cleansing by the Myanmar military. Jason Beaubien/NPR hide caption

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'I Would Rather Die Than Go Back': Rohingya Refugees Settle Into Life In Bangladesh

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Students gathered at Elephant Road Circle, demanding better road safety and justice for traffic deaths, in Dhaka, Bangladesh, on August 4. Turjoy Chowdhury/NurPhoto via Getty Images hide caption

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A Rohingya woman walks past a flooded farm near the Kutupalong Refugee Camp in Bangladesh, where the monsoon season started in June and has caused casualties and landslides. Jana Cavojska / SOPA/LightRocket via Getty Images hide caption

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A market on the Strand, a main thoroughfare in Sittwe. Anthony Kuhn /NPR hide caption

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'Deeply Disturbing' Conditions For Rohingya In Myanmar, And Those Yet To Return

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Fayes Khamal tests out a kite he's just made in the Hakimpara Rohingya refugee camp in Bangladesh. Allison Joyce for NPR hide caption

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A 10-Year-Old Kid Is Making Magic With His Kites

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Sanura Begum stands with her son, Abdur Sobor, outside her plastic and bamboo shelter in the Kutupalong refugee camp in Bangladesh. One of the things she misses most about Myanmar is her family's wooden house. Allison Joyce for NPR hide caption

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A Young Rohingya Mom: Pregnant, Stateless, Living In Limbo

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A woman carries water up a steep hill in the Balukhali Rohingya refugee camp in Bangladesh. Aid workers say these slopes may collapse in the coming monsoon rains. Allison Joyce for NPR hide caption

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Monsoon Rains Could Devastate Rohingya Camps

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By mid-January, there had been nearly 5,000 reported cases of diphtheria in the camps and 33 deaths. Allison Joyce for NPR hide caption

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Rare Disease Finds Fertile Ground In Rohingya Refugee Camps

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A Rohingya refugee stands in a displaced-persons camp in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, earlier this month. She is just one of more than 650,000 Rohingya who have fled over the border from Myanmar, where a government crackdown has spawned stories of brutal murder, rape and villages destroyed. Allison Joyce/Getty Images hide caption

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Want To Help Someone In A Poor Village? Give Them A Bus Ticket Out

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