Tue 11 Sep 2012
Filed under: News,On The Border,Refugees
COX’S BAZAR – Rohingya Muslims, who had to flee from Myanmar’s Arakan state due to acts of violence to the camps in Bangladesh, are trying to survive under poor living and hygine conditions.
Refugees are seeking for immediate toiletries and cleaning products.
The Muslims of Arakan who shelter in the camps of Kutupalong and Leda in Bangladesh’s Cox’s Bazar city continue their lives with the lack of health services, toiletries and cleaning products.
Every single day, hundreds of Muslims leave Arakan for camps in Bangladesh. People struggle to find places to sleep at night, monsoon rains make up pools of muddy water and they struggle to get rid of it through tiny channels in the streets of the camp.
Unfortunately most of the children who walk around in bare foot contact with the dirty water. Also dirty water which comes out of houses and goes through channels in the streets invite diseases.
The lack of hygiene and lack of health services increase risk of potential diseases.