UN says up to 100,000 Rohingya refugees in grave danger from monsoon rains | Pakistan News Digest

UN says up to 100,000 Rohingya refugees in grave danger from monsoon rains

Geneva (UNA-OIC) � Up to 100,000 Rohingya refugees huddled in squalid, muddy camps in Bangladesh can be in grave threat from landslides when the mid-year monsoon season starts, a UN humanitarian document mentioned, Reuters reported.

There are actually more than 900,000 Rohingyas within the Cox's Bazar refugee camps of Bangladesh, after 688,000 fled violence in Myanmar that flared up in late August. Assist employees said the camps sheltering the brand new arrivals are utterly insufficient.

Landslide and flood possibility danger mapping expose that no less than 100,000 persons are in a grave threat from those dangers and require relocation to new spaces or inside the neighborhoods that they reside in, the UN document said.

A top proportion of the land is fallacious for human agreement as dangers of flooding and landslides are top and are additionally annoyed by means of the congestion and in-depth terracing of the hills, the document mentioned, adding: The expected flooding and landslides during the upcoming monsoon season will make a nasty scenario a lot worse.

Source: International Islamic News Agency

   

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