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Report: Hamid Hussain
Topic: COVID-19 preparedness and measures taken for the Rohingya refugee camps in Cox’s Bazar, interview by RRRC.
Summary: As you might know that there are 34 makeshift camps in Cox’s Bazar District and almost 1 million Rohingya are living in those camps. The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has caused increased anxiety all over the world and we are more concerned about the Rohingya refugee camps. In response we had taken all the measures and preparedness in advance, incase, if the virus spread in the refugee camps. The Refugee Relief and Repatriation Commissioner (RRRC) announced that only essential activities and services will continue in the camps. These include health, nutrition, information hubs, hygiene promotion and health awareness, services. All gatherings, including those of a religious nature, have been suspended within the camps to respect social distancing requirements.
Coronavirus PSA: Mohammad Rukon Uddin Duration: 1:30 minutes Report: Mohammed Idris Abdullah (Cox’s Bazar) Related item code: 9-P Duration: 7 minutes
Report: Rohingya concerns on not Getting Food and Daily Utilities.
Summary: Mohammed Ershad was a businessman in his village tract Ngakura of Maungdaw Township and now he is living in the makeshift camp #07 of Kutupalong. He has taken shelter in Bangladesh when he had to flee from Myanmar in August 2017. Ershad , who is 30 years old , said that his relatives scheduled to receive food on April 8,2020(Wednesday) as per given schedule of World Food Program(WFP) but it is now over 7 days that they haven’t received any food due to the lockdown of COVID_19 pandemics. He also mentioned that they are not able to go to WFP's office due to lockdown in the migrant camp that’s why Ershad wants to request to UN, WFP and government of Bangladesh to provide food and other ration to the Rohingya of the camp#07 as soon as possible.