Help for Rohingya Muslims and Children
Rohingya living in refugee camps in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh about their thoughts on repatriation.
It has been one year since hundreds of thousands of the Rohingya population streamed into Bangladesh, as a result of a brutal crackdown carried out by the Myanmar army that was described by the United Nations as "textbook ethnic cleansing".
Previous waves of displacement took place in 1978, 1991 and 2016.
According to the Inter Sector Coordination Group (ISCG), over the past year there has been an influx of 919,000 refugees who have been displaced from their villages in Myanmar's Rakhine state.
They live in 32 camps in the Ukhiya and Teknaf sub-districts, or upazilas, of the tourist beach town Cox's Bazar, joining the 300,000 other Rohingya who were displaced in previous years.
The camps suffer from overcrowding and squalid conditions, with sanitation problems and lack of basic infrastructure.
About 200,000 Rohingya are at risk of landslides during the monsoon season, as the tarpaulin and bamboo shelters are built haphazardly on soft ground.
Last November, the Bangladeshi and Myanmar governments signed a repatriation deal where they agreed that the Rohingya that fled across the border would be returned to Rakhine state.
However, little is known about what the deal holds, and there has not been a single return yet.
Many of the Rohingya cite their fears of returning only to be forcibly displaced again in the future.
For this reason, they say they will not return unless their demands are met, such as for Myanmar to grant them citizenship, greater inclusivity in government services such as education and workforce, the ensuring of security and safety, and reparations for all that they have lost.
Rohingya children banned from school by Myanmar's army are struggling to get a formal education in the country they escaped to.
Almost 400,000 Rohingya kids moved to Bangladesh in the past year, and many are not in school.
Heartbreaking Scenery of Rohingya Muslims They are now living in a stable life in Bangladesh. They do not have the appropriate place to live, but their basic needs are not being met, especially the small orphaned children, whose education we have set up a camp for it, there is a lot of money needed to manage it, which inhibits their educational activities. If you can make sure that the education speed will increase.
Now Education special needs for the children of Rahigah Muslim children and ensure their food. We are working for this purpose but now it is very difficult for us to provide enough money for this money because of which we are urging some money to help everyone.