Massive Fire Breaks Out Rohinya Refugee Camp in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh


The refugee camps at Cox’s Bazar area of Bangladesh accommodate over a million Rohingyas who fled the military crackdown in the Rakhine province of Myanmar in 2017. On Monday, March 22, 2021 a massive cloud of smoke came out of the Balukhali Rohingya camp at Ukhiya in Cox’s Bazar. The fire killed several people and destroyed thousands of homes. The fire also left Balukhali Balibazar, the biggest local market in the Rohingya camp, in ashes. Products worth at least Taka 50 Crore were gutted in the fire.

Members of the ADRRN network – DCH Trust, CIS and A-PAD Bangladesh have been responding to the fire disaster at Balukhali Rohingya Camp to ameliorate the situation.

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