The future for many, if not most, of them is not in Rakhine State. Rather, it is in the burgeoning cities of South and Southeast Asia, and for some in the West.
Sick children are among the group, who lack food and shelter; they claim Tatmadaw torched their homes, aid worker says.
The refugees, mostly from Bangladesh, are being given rights to government and private land where they have lived in settlement colonies for years.
Some 31,000 Myanmar refugees in Mae La camp on the Thai side of the border are stuck in limbo without freedom of movement or permission to work.
Bangladesh border police vow tighter security as rights groups slam Indian crackdown
Repatriation and relocation programs are likely to be revisited after year-end general elections, a top Bangladeshi official says.
The UNHCR announced in June that refugee protection for the Chin community in Malaysia would be gradually phased out, stating that their homeland in Myanmar was safe for return.
Some 2,000 residents of 7 villages sheltering in monasteries, churches as RCSS, SSPP fight over territory
Many fear PM Narendra Modi's Hindu nationalist govt is about to act on its stated position – that it wants to deport all Rohingya Muslims from the country.
Many stateless people in Thailand are from areas where boundaries between its four neighboring countries have changed, or who have crossed the border for work or a better life.
Humanitarians are trying innovative projects to counter rumors and to let refugees know how to access healthcare and bolster their shelters against storms.
The Myanmar govt said repatriation of some 3,000 Rohingya refugees would begin in hopes of alleviating international pressure.
Though Myanmar says it is ready to take back the Rohingya, the continued outflow of refugees underlines the lack of progress in addressing the crisis.
The UN is preparing to send teams of experts into Rakhine State to begin work aimed at eventually repatriating Rohingya Muslims who fled violence last year.
UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres called for more international pressure on Myanmar to create conditions safe for the return of hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims.