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Report: Mohammed Idris Abdullah (stringer)
Topic: A refugee requests more support for health care in refugee camps.
Summary: Sayed Amin volunteers as a translator for FH/MTI hospital, one of at least eight health facilities serving Kutupalong Camp 6 and its roughly 30,000 Rohingya residents. He says he hears from chronically ill people that they need more care than they currently can get in the camp.
2-way: Co-host Hussain in Washington with Mohammed Rukon Uddin (stringer)
Topic: A Rohingya shopkeeper owner struggles with business.
Translation summary: Nur Hussain,19, came from Tomburu in Myanmar’s Maungdaw township in August 2017. in years old a forcibly displaced Rohingya came to Bangladesh in August 2017. He lives in Kutupalong Camp 2, where he has a shop to earn money to supplement food rations provided to the refugees. “We need extra money to live better,” he explained. So he started “this small shop. I sell biscuits, soda drinks, tea, coffee, betel leaf, cigarettes and so on.” He clears up to 100 takas, or $1.18, a day after expenses. “Living here in this condition is not good for us,” he said, calling for more pressure so Rohingyas eventually can return to Myanmar.