Police recovered 23 dead bodies of Rohingya refugees from Myanmar till now, and much more are feared dead after a boat carrying around 100 drowned in rough seas off Inani, Bangladesh.
It has resulted in sadness amongst the relatives to dead ones on Friday in Bangladesh camps. Prayers are conducted for the Rohingya who died after a boat sunk.
The death toll is expected to rise around 60….
More than half a million of Rohingya people have crushed into camps in Bangladesh in a month who were escaping a Myanmar communal violence and army campaign that the UN describes as “ETHNIC CLEANSING.”
IOM spokesman Joel Millman said:
“40 ARE NEARLY MISSING AND PRESUMED CAPSIZED”.
Refugees held the funeral of their loved ones on Friday along with their children. They have left to seek sanctuary from the violence that has cut through their homeland in Rakhine.
32-year-old Shona Miah told:
“MY WIFE AND TWO BOYS SURVIVED BIT I LOST MY 3 DAUGHTERS”.
Hundreds are sharing the same toilet…..
Medical staff and Red Cross warned that the camps are at high risk of a deadly epidemic as the refugees are facing a dire shortage of clean water, sanitation, and toilets.
It resulted in spreading the disease and pushing it into a dangerous health hazard.
Secretary-General of the Bangladesh Red Crescent Society, Mozharul Huq said:
“OUR MOBILE CLINICS ARE CURING MORE PEOPLE, ESPECIALLY CHILDREN WHO ARE VERY ILL FORM DIARRHOEAL DISEASES WHICH ARE A DIRECT OUTCOMES OF THE DREADFUL SNATITION CONDITIONS.”
International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC), Martin Faller said:
“THE CONDITIONS FOR AN ERUPTION OF DISEASE ARE ALL PRESENT, WE HAVE TO ACT NOW, AND WE HAVE TO ACT AT SCALE.”
The UNHCR altered that around 1 in 5 is suffering from “acute malnutrition”…
Bangladesh police have prevented 20,000 plus Rohingya from going inland…..
Many Rohingya don’t have the required documents to be permitted back or are not able to return to villages that have been burnt to the ground.
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