The reasons Rohingya’s are being forced out of Myanmar
The plight of the Rohingyas has been widely documented, with thousands of people who belong to the ethnic group, fleeing Myanmar as a result of armed conflict and violence, that has resulted in their widespread displacement. However, throughout this conflict the attention has been placed on the actions of the military and the religious and ethnic differences that exist in Myanmar, but what are the other factors central to this conflict that have not been widely documented? Myles Houlbrook -Walk was joined by Dr Jason Von Meding, the HDR Director and Senior Lecturer in Disaster Risk Reduction from the School of Architecture and Built Environment at the University of Newcastle. to explore this issue in more detail.