As many as 2,397 families are living in the three camps situated in the area.
The World Cup may be over but passion for the game burns bright in the world's largest refugee camp, which hosts nearly a million Rohingya Muslims forced out of Myanmar.
The transit camp in Myanmar's Rakhine state stands ready to welcome back 150 Rohingya refugees from Bangladesh every day.
Rohingya refugee dreamed of Ramazan back in his own village, but for M.D. Hashim and others like him living in squalor in Bangladesh, the start of the Islamic holy month now serves as a bitter reminder of everything they have lost since being driven from Myanmar in an army crackdown.
MAUNGDAW, MYANMAR: The United Nations on Wednesday called on Myanmar to give aid agencies unhindered access to camps it has built for tens of thousands of Muslim Rohingya refugees before they can return after fleeing Myanmar military operations last year. An international delegation advising Myanmar toured the Taung Pyo Letwe refugee camp outside the town of Maungdaw near the Bangladesh border. Video of the camp shows long, plywood houses set on a rocky field and surrounded by a wire mesh fence topped with barbed wire.…
RAWALPINDI: Operation Radd-ul-Fasaad is successfully being executed across the country as the armed forces have killed two terrorists and destroyed four terrorists camps in Balochistan on Sunday. Media wing of military forces, Inter Services Public Relations said Frontier Corps Balochistan conducted special intelligence based operations in Kahan, Dera Bugti and Chattar/ Uch areas and destroyed four terrorists camps and killed two terrorists during exchange of fire. In another intelligence based operation in Turbat,…
KARACHI: Pakistan's ace spinner Saeed Ajmal raised £30,000 in a charity program for the Rohingya refugees in England.
NAIROBI: The Kenyan air force has destroyed two al Shabaab camps in Somalia, it said on Monday, in the first major military response since the Islamist group massacred students at a Kenyan university last week.
SANAA, Yemen: Saudi-led coalition warplanes bombed rebel camps in Yemen Friday in a second straight day of strikes as embattled President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi arrived in Egypt for talks with Arab allies.
GENEVA: United Nations investigators voiced concern on Wednesday at the fate of boys forced to join Islamic State training camps in Syria and said that any decision by the United States to bomb the Sunni militant group "must respect the laws of war".