Rohingya camp fire victims get relief materials

Staff Correspondent | Published: 21:59, Jun 11,2021 | Updated: 22:11, Jun 11,2021


Faith in Action, a non-governmental organization, distributes relief materials at Rohingya Camp-9 under Ukhiya upazila in Cox’s Bazar on Thursday. – Press Release

A total of 125 fire victim families of a Rohingya camp in Ukhiya upazila in Bangladesh’s southeastern Cox’s Bazar district got relief materials on Thursday.

Faith in Action, a non-governmental organization, in collaboration with the international organization KNH Germany, distributed the relief materials among the persecuted Myanmar nationals at Rohingya Camp-9 under Ukhiya, said a press release on Friday.

Each of the affected families got three lungis, 12 T-shirts, 8 pairs of sandals, three thamis, two blouses, one scarf, two trousers, two pillows, two bedsheets, and two bags, the release said.

Faith in Action executive director Nrupen Vaidya, SNFI Sector Coordinator Carolina Brach, camp in-charge Md Tanzim, program coordinator Timon Barai, and project coordinator Deepak Kumar Biswas were present.

On March 22, three Rohingya camps in Cox's Bazar were gutted in a devastating fire that gutted shelters and belongings of about 10,000 Rohingya families.

Seventeen people, including children and women, were burnt to death and over 400 were injured in the fire.

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