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The EU will grant €10 million (approx. $11 million) additional funds for Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh, as well as internally displaced people in Myanmar, the European Commission announced on Monday. 

The EU decided earlier this year to provide €33 million (approx. $36.5 million) assistance to refugees, displaced people, and host communities across Myanmar’s northern Rakhine State and the border district of Cox’s Bazar in Bangladesh.

The EU decided to top up the humanitarian aid after the violence escalated in Myanmar and further deteriorated the humanitarian situation in Rakhine State and Bangladesh. The aid will support food provision, health care,

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