Angelina Jolie visits Rohingya camp in Bangladesh to prepare for UN appeal for $1 BILLION in aid

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Hollywood superstar Angelina Jolie visited a Rohingya refugee camp in Bangladesh on Monday ahead of a new UN appeal for nearly $1 billion dollars to look after the refugee influx.

After arriving in the South Asian nation, Jolie, a special envoy of the UN Refugee agency UNHCR, went straight to a camp in Teknaf near the Myanmar border to talk to some of the 720,000 Muslims who fled a military clampdown in the neighboring state in August 2017.

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The 43-year-old made no immediate public comment, but Cox's Bazar district deputy police chief Ikbal Hossain told AFP that Jolie will be visiting more camps on Tuesday.

The Maleficent star was all smiles while getting off the plane, wearing a white button-up shirt under a flowing black coat and black pants while wearing sunglasses and carrying a brown bag.

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She was later spotted in all black ensemble, with a black wrap over her head, with a black shirt, black pants and black boots.

While this is the actress' first visit to Bangladesh, she had previously met with Rohingya refugees during a 2015 visit to Myanmar and again in 2006 during a visit to India.

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Jolie is in Bangladesh to assess the humanitarian needs of the one million Rohingya in camps around the town of Cox's Bazar.

She has previously met with displaced Rohingya while in Myanmar in July 2015 and in India in 2006.

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Bangladesh has been reeling since more than 730,000 Rohingya arrived from Myanmar after August 2017.

More than 620,000 of the Muslims live in the Kutupalong...
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