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More than 500 Rohingya refugees were displaced due to landslides.

More than 500 Rohingya refugees were displaced due to landslides.

Social relief workers said that on August 9, more than 500 refugees from more than 80 homes had to be evacuated due to floods and landslides in Rohingya refugee camps in Cox's Bazar district of Bangladesh.


Ko Hasaung, who is doing rescue work said that on August 7, a landslide killed two refugees in three camps, including the Balukhali refugee camp, where large landslides continued, and houses were destroyed. "Floods in low-lying and flat areas. Landslides in the mountains. Refugees are not safe at all during this rainy season. They are worried about natural disasters." He said that those whose homes were destroyed were displaced to schools and relatives' houses.

Social relief workers said that on these days due to the heavy rains, shelters are also needed for the refugees who have not yet been displaced. Refugees said that since the 6th of this month, landslides and landslides have destroyed more than a thousand houses in Cox's Bazar district.


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