UK to provide additional funds for Rohingyas in Bangladesh
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Dhaka, Sept. 22 -- British High Commissioner Robert Dickson and DFID Bangladesh head Judith Herbertson made the announcement at a media briefing in Dhaka on Sunday.
The funds will be used to provide food, health care, water, sanitation, care and counseling for sexual violence survivors, and protection for vulnerable groups.
Of that, over £20 million will be made available to support the local host community in Cox's Bazar.
Bangladesh is currently hosting more than 1.1 million Rohingyas. About 750,000 of them fled the 'ethnic cleansing' in their homeland Myanmar in August 2017.
Despite attempts to repatriate the forcibly displaced Rohingyas, no-one retuned to their homeland citing Myanmar's failure to create conditions conducive t...
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