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Thousands of Rohingya Refugees Moved to Safer Ground As Monsoon Arrives in Bangladesh

*** Rohingya refugees brace for monsoon deluge in Bangladesh camps that sprawl near the border with Myanmar. *** There has been a desperate effort to make ready for the coming cyclone and monsoon season. But the almost 900,000 refugees in these camps remain very vulnerable. *** “We recognize the dangers that everyone in the camps will face when the worst weather arrives” May 18, 2018 (DESPARDES) — Almost 12,000 Rohingya refugees have now been moved to safer ground by IOM, the UN Migration Agency, as storms continue to lash southernRead More


Bangladesh Receives First LNG Shipment From Qatar

Liquefied natural gas could allay energy security concerns in the country, but finance issues could leave the country leaning toward coal. April 26, 2018 (BE2C2) — Bangladesh docked its first LNG cargo at a floating terminal less than a year after financing was secured, bolstering energy security, analysis finds. The super-cooled liquid gas was sent from Qatar. Excelerate Energy led a $180 million project with Bangladeshi company Petrobangla to build a floating storage and regasification terminal at the port of Moheshkhali. The International Finance Corporation and Excelerate signed off onRead More