From August 25, 2017 the Rohingya people started to enter to Teknaf Sub-District of Cox’s Bazar District by the river Naf. Thousands of Rohingya victims crossed this river within just one day. From the 1st day to till date there over one million Rohingya Refugees are living the Ukhiya and Teknaf sub-districts of Cox’s Bazar district. These Rohingya people are victim torture of the Myanmar army where this Rohingya Community were tortured, raped, killed, burned and forced to migrated in Bangladesh.
BASTOB immediately started its emergency relief operation from the surplus money of microfinance. Gradually some other donors came forward with BASTOB to assist the Rohingya people. Some of BASTOB’s efforts are as follows:
Distributing of Non Food Items among 1600 Rohingya families with 600 Children dress support:
Unchiprang Camp, Teknaf, Cox’s Bazar where living around 45,000 Rohingya Communities was selected for the project local considering the 1st phase work and need of the communities. The camp is divided in 5 blocks like A, B, C, D and E. In the 1st phase BASTOB work only in the block A where distributed 400 families Non-Food Items (NFIs). As there was huge demand of the given materials from the community as well as from the local Army camp, BASTOB continued with this camp for 1600 more families who were living in the block B, C, D and E and each block received 400 family kits. There were also given 600 babies dresses to cover babies dress crises. There were provided 19 items among the 1600 families. List of NFIs Distributed are as follows:
The above materials were highly accepted by the community and army camp. All of them found very happy while receiving the materials.