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Baroness Coussins to ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the finding in the report by Translators Without Borders The Language Lesson: What we’ve learned about communicating with Rohingya Refugees, published in November 2018, that international aid workers have over-estimated the number of people who understand Rakhine and Burmese which has exacerbated the exclusion of Rohingya in Myanmar and Bangladesh; and what assessment they have made of the impact of such estimates on their co-funded project in Myanmar.  HL141

Question HL141: tabled on 16 October 2019 and due for answer by 30 October 2019

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To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the finding in the report by Translators Without Borders The Language Lesson: What we’ve learned about communicating with Rohingya Refugees, published in November 2018, that international aid workers have over-estimated the number of people who understand Rakhine and Burmese which has exacerbated the exclusion of Rohingya in Myanmar and Bangladesh; and what assessment they have made of the impact of such estimates on their co-funded project in Myanmar.
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