UN agencies: Bangladesh/Rohingya situation “at breaking point”
05.09.2017 08:02 "Agro Perspectiva" (Kyiv) —
Efforts to help more than 120,000 refugees whove fled from Myanmar to Bangladesh are at «breaking point» in places, UN Radio says referring to the UNHCR (UN Refugee Agency) report.
As to the report, two Bangladeshi camps have been overwhelmed by the number of people needing help.
Duniya Aslam Khan, a spokesperson for UNHCR in Geneva,
«With hundreds of new refugees streaming in every day, Kutupalong and Nayapara camps are at breaking point. The new arrivals are hosted by refugee families and in schools, community centres and madrassas, and we are running out of available space,» Duniya Aslam Khan, a spokesperson for UNHCR in Geneva, says.
It is to be admitted, before this latest influx of refugees, some 200,000 undocumented Myanmar nationals were already living within makeshift settlements at the Coxs Bazar within the south-east Bangladesh.