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Swiss dev agency DG to visit Rohingya camps Monday

Director General of the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) Ambassador Manuel Sager will visit Rohingya camps in Cox’s Bazar on Monday to observe the conditions of the Rohingyas and host communities. Sager will be here in Bangladesh until January 9 beginning from Sunday to better understand the key development challenges facing Bangladesh, including the ongoing humanitarian crisis in ... Read More »

No. of NGOs withdrawn from Cox’s Bazar Rohingya camps now 43

Cox’s Bazar, Sept 4 (UNB) – The government has banned the activities of two more NGOs – ADRA Bangladesh and Al-Markazul Islami — for providing financial assistance for the August 25 rally of Rohingyas and campaigning against the Rohingya repatriation. The NGO Affairs Bureau issued an order on Wednesday in this regard, said Additional Deputy Commissioner (Revenue) Mohammad Ashraful Afar. ... Read More »

Dhaka cuts Rohingya camps off cellphone 3G, 4G services

Dhaka, Sep 3 (UNB) – Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) on Tuesday directed the mobile operators to suspend 3G and 4G services for a certain period every day in Cox’s Bazar Rohingya camps. Between 5pm and 6am, Rohingyas in the camp areas will only be able to make voice calls. People at the camp site will get 3G and 4G ... Read More »

Heavy rains drench Rohingya camps: UNHCR

Dhaka, July 5 (UNB) – Three days of incessant rains in Bangladesh have destroyed 273 shelters and injured 11 people in Cox’s Bazar Rohingya camps, said UNHCR on Friday. “We remain on high alert, ready to deploy additional emergency response teams to support our network of refugee volunteers and partners as needed,” said UNHCR spokesperson Charlie Yaxley at a press ... Read More »