Bangladesh's cyclone season threatens Rohingya refugees

Thousands of tonnes of bamboo is being distributed to refugees so they can make their shelters stronger.

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    The United Nations says 200,000 Rohingya refugees need to be moved to safety, as cyclone season gets under way in Bangladesh.

    Many are living in flimsy shelters, which are no match for the expected heavy rains, floods, landslides and storm force winds.

    Al Jazeera's Charles Stratford reports from Kutupalong refugee camp, Bangladesh.


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