Rohingya Crisis in Cox’s Bazar and COAST Response: update_1


According to a latest UNHCR statement published on 5th September, during the last 11 days some 1.23 lakh Rohingyas have arrived in Bangladesh. Some sources claim the number as not less than 1.80 lakh. COAST Trust has so far involved its

Cox’s Bazar team with the local administration and local elected bodies to observe the situation, to have a very initial assessment and to place some recommendations. So far, COAST has learnt that, Rohingya people are coming to Bangladsh using at least 39 border points. Part of them have so far taken temporary shelters in different shelters in Ukhiya and Teknaf and most of them have taken shelters in various villages nearby. COAST staff found many refugees in many areas of Teknaf like Kanjor Para, Naitongpara, Hoykong, Jadimora, Leda etc. [Click here full report]

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