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Showing posts with label Cox's Bazar. Show all posts
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Tuesday, June 15, 2021

Fire victims at Rohingya camp get relief materials

theindependent
Independent Online Desk
13 June, 2021
Faith in Action, a non-governmental organization, in collaboration with the international organization KNH Germany, distributed the relief materials among the fire victims at Rohingya camp-9 under Ukhiya of Cox’s Bazar on Friday.

A total of 560 Rohingya, persecuted Myanmar citizen, fire victims of 125 families got relief materials which included three lungis, 12 T-shirts, 8 pairs of sandals, two blouses, one scarf, two trousers, two pillows, two bedsheets, and two bags, according to a press release.

Sunday, June 6, 2021

2 Rohingyas killed in landslides at Cox’s Bazar refugee camps

Dhaka Tribune
Abdul Aziz, Cox’s Bazar
June 5th, 2021
Heavy rains since Friday night caused landslides at two refugee camps in Ukhiya and Teknaf upazilas of Cox’s Bazar on Saturday Dhaka Tribune


The incidents took place at Mainarghona camp in Ukhiya’s Balukhali union and at Chakmarkul camp in Teknaf’s Hoaikong union on Saturday

Two Rohingya refugees have been killed in separate landslide incidents triggered by heavy rains at two refugee camps in Ukhiya and Teknaf upazilas of Cox’s Bazar.

Sunday, May 30, 2021

Bangladesh may be forced to recognize Myanmar’s national unity government

ARAB NEWS
DR. AZEEM IBRAHIM
May 28, 2021
Rohingya refugees receive aid distributed by local organizations at Balukhali makeshift refugee camp in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, Sept. 14, 2017. (Reuters)

As Bangladesh continues to struggle to provide adequately for the Rohingya refugees in Cox’s Bazar, near the border with Myanmar, the best possible solution for everyone involved — from the Rohingya themselves to their hosts — would be if the refugees could safely return home to their ancestral lands. But, whereas the previous government of Myanmar under Aung San Suu Kyi at least pretended it was interested in allowing the Rohingya to return, the new military junta has already indicated it will stop pretending altogether.

Saturday, May 29, 2021

Rohingya women produce reusable sanitary pads in Cox’s Bazar

UNFPA
27 May 2021


“Amidst the unstable conditions that we are living in, coming to the Women-Led Community Center gives us the opportunity to invest our time, energy and skills into a productive activity that can benefit us and the women in our community,” says Junaida, a young Rohingya woman living in the sprawling Rohingya camps in Cox’s Bazar.

Since January 2021, Junaida has been coming to the UNFPA-supported Women-Led Community Center in her camp to receive training on producing reusable sanitary pads for women in the Rohingya community. The aim of the initiative is to support Rohingya women to take care of their menstrual hygiene in a sustainable manner, as well as to give them the opportunity to cope with the stress caused by the ongoing crisis by engaging in activities beneficial for their community.

Tuesday, May 25, 2021

Bangladesh's efforts for Rohingya’s in Bhashan Char an example to the world: UNGA president

theindependent
BSS, Dhaka
25 May, 2021


President of the 75th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) Volkan Bozker on Tuesday highly appreciated Bangladesh's efforts for Rohingyas in Bhasan Char saying it will be another example to the world on how to deal with refugees.

"This would be another example to the world on how to deal with refugees," he said in a joint media briefing at Foreign Service Academy.

The UNGA President said he could not visit Bhasan Char but he saw a video on Bhasan Char and acknowledged the high-level works in Bhasan Char including precautions and safety measures.

Saturday, May 22, 2021

International aid for Rohingya in Cox's Bazar camps declines

AsiaNews.it
05/20/2021

Bangladesh is concerned about funding cuts to the refugee aid programme for Muslims who fled Myanmar. Donor conference comes up with only 35 per cent of what is required. UNHCR chief Filippo Grandi tells donors not to take for granted the host community’s patience, asks Asian donors to step up to the plate.

Dhaka (AsiaNews/Agencies) – The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) issued an appeal this week to fund the 2021 Joint Response Plan destined for Rohingya refugees in Bangladeshi camps. So far this year, funding is down.

Friday, April 30, 2021

Thirty Rohingyas rescued off Teknaf coast in Cox's Bazar

prothomalo
Staff Correspondent
Correspondent
Cox's Bazar, Teknaf
Coastguards rescued 30 Rohingya people from drifting boat on 27 April, 2021.Collected

Bangladesh Coast Guard on Tuesday rescued 30 Rohingyas from a boat drifting in the Bay of Bengal near Teknaf of Cox's Bazar while making a trip from Bangladesh to Malaysia.

According to the coast guard, the rescued Rohingyas are residents of refugee camps in Ukhiya and Teknaf of Cox’s Bazar.

Among the Rohingya people, five were children, five men and 20 women.

Till 1:00pm, the rescued people were kept under the coast guard custody at Baharchhar in Teknaf upazia. They were being handed over to the police at the time.

Sunday, April 25, 2021

Bodies of three Rohingya found with throats cut in Cox's Bazar camp

bdnews24.com
Cox's Bazar Correspondent, 
Published: 24 Apr 2021
 
The bodies of three people, including a married couple, have been found with their throats slashed in a Rohingya refugee camp in Cox's Bazar's Ukhia.


The Armed Police Action Battalion (APBN) recovered the bodies from the Kutupalong Rohingya Camp 2 East in Rajapalong Union on Friday.

The dead have been identified as Nurul Islam, 33, his wife Mariam Khatun, 26, and sister-in-law Halima Khatun, 20, all residents of the camp, according to SP Naimul Haque, captain of APBn's Cox's Bazar-14 unit.

Wednesday, April 21, 2021

Covid-19: 10 Rohingyas dead, 507 infected since last year

The Daily Star
Star Digital Report
April 20, 2021

File photo/Reuters


A total of 507 Rohingya refugees were infected with Covid-19 in the camps of Cox's Bazar since the coronavirus outbreak started March last year.

Dr Md Mahbubur Rahman, civil surgeon of Cox's Bazar, confirmed the information to our Cox's Bazar staff correspondent.

Of the 507 infected Rohingyas, 10 died from Covid-19, the doctor said.

Currently, nearly 8,88,457 Rohingyas are living in 34 refugee camps in Ukhia and Teknaf upazilas of Cox's Bazar, added our correspondent.

According to the Cox's Bazar Civil Surgeon's office, a total of 7,590 people were infected with coronavirus in Cox's Bazar district till yesterday since March last year and 89 people died. Among them, 507 are Rohingya refugees and the remaining are local residents of Cox's Baza.

Monday, April 12, 2021

South Korea provides $1m to IOM to support Rohingyas affected in recent fire


Dhaka Tribune
UNB
April 10th, 2021
Massive fire at Balukhali Rohingya camp in Cox's Bazar on Monday, March 22, 2021 Dhaka Tribune

The donation will support activities in response to the recent Rohingya camp fire in Cox’s Bazar

The government of South Korea has decided to provide emergency support of US $1 million to the International Organization of Migration (IOM) in order to support the humanitarian activities in response to the massive fire that broke out recently at the Rohingya camps in Cox’s Bazar.

Saturday, March 27, 2021

Rohingya rebuild shelters after deadly Bangladesh camp fire

FRANCH 24
Balukhali (Bangladesh) (AFP)
5/03/2021
A Rohingya refugee child stands by his burnt home days after a fire at a refugee camp in Bangladesh's southeastern Cox's Bazar district Munir Uz zaman AFP


About 30,000 Rohingya refugees who fled a deadly blaze at camps in Bangladesh returned to their scorched shanties Thursday, seeking to rebuild their makeshift homes as others searched for missing relatives, officials and aid groups said.

The settlements in southeast Bangladesh -- home to nearly a million of the Muslim minority from Myanmar, many of whom escaped a military crackdown in 2017 -- were hit by a major fire on Monday that left at least 15 people dead and nearly 50,000 homeless.

Tuesday, March 16, 2021

Malaysian field hospital in Cox’s Bazar handed over to govt

The Daily Star
Star Digital Report
March 15, 2021

The Malaysian field hospital, set up in late 2017 in Cox's Bazar by the Malaysian government in response to the Rohingya refugee crisis, was handed over to the Bangladesh government yesterday.
The Malaysian field hospital was handed over to the Bangladesh government on Sunday, March 14, 2021. Photo: Collected

The hospital, situated near Ukhia Degree College was handed over to Bangladeshi authorities in a programme around 11:00am at the college grounds, reports our Cox's Bazar correspondent.

The programme was attended by High Commissioner of Malaysia to Bangladesh Haznah Md Hashim, Refugee, Relief and Repatriation Commissioner Shah Rezwan Hayat, Additional Commissioner Mohammad Shamsud Dauza and other government officials.

Rohingya ‘criminal’ shot dead in Cox’s Bazar: police

The Daily Star
Star Digital Report
March 14, 2021


Rohingya criminals have shot a man dead from the same community, over establishing supremacy between groups, in a refugee camp at Teknaf in Cox's Bazar.

The deceased was identified as Md Jubair (21), a resident of block C of Nayapara refugee camp.

Another Rohingya man -- Md Jalil Prokash Sunia -- was also stabbed over the same issue, our local correspondent reports.

Saturday, March 6, 2021

South Korean envoy visits Rohingya camps in Cox’s Bazar

Prothomalo
Diplomatic Correspondent
Dhaka
19 Feb 2021,
South Korean envoy visits Rohingya camps in Cox’s BazarCourtesy

South Korean ambassador in Dhaka Lee Jang-keun visited the Rohingya camps in Cox’s Bazar. He met representatives of the UN agencies, international donor organisations and the local administration in Cox’s Bazar and discussed how to step up collaboration to resolve the Rohingya crisis.

Lee Jang-keun told Prothom Alo on Thursday, “This is the first time I visited Cox’s Bazar to see the Rohingya crisis since I came to Dhaka in July last year. I got an overall idea on the crisis through this visit.”

Thursday, March 4, 2021

Japan, UNHCR sign $10m deal to help Rohingya

THE NATION
Anadolu
March 02, 2021


Japan and the UN Refugee Agency signed an agreement over the weekend to provide around $10 million for improving access to clean water at camps in Bangladesh’s Cox’s Bazar district, where more than 1.2 million Rohingya refugees have been taking shelter following a military crackdown in Myanmar in 2017.

The funds will be used to support the improvement of water supply and distribution systems for Bangladeshi host communities and Rohingya refugees in the Teknaf upazila, or administrative region, of Cox’s Bazar, the Japanese embassy in Dhaka and UNHCR said in a joint statement.

Monday, January 25, 2021

Entire education system in Cox's Bazar under threat: CCNF

The Daily Star

Star Online Report
January 23, 2021 

With a blank look on her face, a Rohingya child stands outside her shelter at Balukhali camp in Cox's Bazar on Sunday. File photo/Anisur Rahman


Cox's Bazar CSO-NGO Forum (CCNF) has called for taking up special rehabilitation programmes for local educational institutions and students affected by the Rohingya influx in Cox's Bazar in 2017.

The network of 50 local NGOs and civil society organisations also demanded introduction of education for Rohingyas with Myanmar curriculum to make Rohingya repatriation sustainable.

The CCNF made the call in a statement on the occasion of International Day of Education on January 24.
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