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06 May 2017 description

Diarrhea, fever and stomach’s pain are affecting the Rohingya refugee children at Bangladesh-Burma border recently, Zaffar Ullah, a community health worker from the camp said.

Many unregistered Rohingya refugee children of Leda (Tal) including registered refugee children of Nayapara camp have been suffering from various diseases since the end of April 2017, Zaffar added.

According to refugees, the affected children and elders are being given basic treatment through the IOM of Leda and Ministry of Health (MOH) of Nayapara official camp.

22 Apr 2017 description

Tropical diseases such as skin diseases, chickenpox, fever, cough and vomiting have recently spread among the people in Maungdaw south, Fir Ahamed, a local villager from Maugdaw said.

“Mostly children of Kan Hpoo village, Udaung village and Aley Than Kyaw village have been suffering from various diseases in this hot season”, he added.

The health workers from the government hospital of Aley Than Kyaw village tract, were not paying attention the effected children who went to the hospital, said Refan, a father of effected child.

11 Aug 2016 description

Jaundice and fever are recently affecting people including children in Maungdaw Township, Arakan State, Burma, Mohin from Maungdaw said.

Mostly, children are being affected by jaundice and fever, of them, some are also being affected by measles, he more added.

Measles or Rubeola is an infectious disease caused by a virus. It spreads easily person to person, causes red blotchy rash along with other, Hla Myint, a doctor from Maungdaw said.

17 Aug 2015 description

Written By Kaladan News

Maungdaw, Arakan State: Prices of essential commodities have been shooting up after recently flash floods and Cyclone Komen hit in northern Arakan state, said a trader from Maungdaw Town preferring not to be named.

“The prices of rice, onion, sugar. Edible oil and etc. have been skyrocketing in Maungdaw and Buthidaung Townships.”

09 Jul 2015 description

Teknaf, Bangladesh: Heavy monsoon rains have caused widespread destruction in Teknaf region and with more misery affected on the lives of thousands of Rohingyas in Leda (Tal) and Kutupalong makeshift camps and facing food shortages, according to a refugee leader named Salim from Leda camp.

09 Mar 2015 description

Teknaf, Bangladesh: Refugees from Lada unregistered refugee camp had died with pneumonia, diarrhea, fever and cough for lack of proper treatment on March 4, Nuru, a refugee from Leda camp said.

"They had been suffering from topical disease- pneumonia, diarrhea, fever and cough since over one month in the camp."

03 Dec 2014 description

Written By Kaladan News

Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh: Climate and Disaster Minister Mofazal Hussain Chowdhury Maya of Bangladesh visited Nayapara Rohingya refugee camp on November 27, to observe the situation and to discuss local concerned authorities regarding the evacuation of refugee camp from the existing place, according to Helal Uddin from Teknaf.

13 Aug 2014 description

Teknaf, Bangladesh: Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) has become red-alert at Bangladesh-Burma border because of outbreak of a new virus called “Brain Fever” in Arakan State recently, according to BGB source.