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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 family from Haiti approach a tent in Saint-Bernard-de-Lacolle, Quebec, stationed by Royal Canadian Mounted Police, as they haul their luggage down Roxham Road in Champlain, N.Y., last August. Charles Krupa/AP hide caption

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Abdul Kadr and Artur fled their homes in Chechnya because of their sexuality and are now living in the Netherlands. Joanna Kakissis/NPR hide caption

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Chechnya's LGBT Muslim Refugees Struggle To Cope In Exile

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Suleiman Ibrahim Osman, from Syria, sits outside his tent in the Kawergosk refugee camp in northern Iraq in April. He's one of millions of people worldwide who have recently been forced out of their homes from war. Felipe Dana/AP hide caption

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The Year The U.S. Refugee Resettlement Program Unraveled

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The white Peugeot 405, the vehicle of choice for the Syrian secret police, is parked outside a home in Damascus. In the diorama's upper left corner hangs a camera, suggesting surveillance. Rodney Nelson hide caption

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Rohingya activist Abdul Rasheed says his people can only be repatriated back to their homes in Myanmar if the government can guarantee their safety, security and dignity. Claire Harbage/NPR hide caption

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Residents of Salzigitter shop at the local mall. Officials say their community and its resources are being overwhelmed by refugees, most of them from Syria. Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson/NPR hide caption

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Religious leaders and activists from Church World Service hold up a door, closed to refugees, during a protest urging congress to pressure US President Donald Trump to allow more refugees to enter in front of the Capitol in September. Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Opposition To Refugee Arrivals Keeps Getting Louder

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Syrian children who fled Raqqa, where the U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces defeated the Islamic State group, are now living in a refugee camp. They hold pots as they line up for food. Hussein Malla/AP hide caption

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