Refugees seen at Chandeni camp 2. The Supreme Court on May 11 designated local sub-divisional magistrates as nodal officers to address concerns about healthcare, food, sanitation and education of Rohingya refugees living in Haryana and Delhi camps. In the run up to the World Refugee Day, Hindustan Times found all camps in Mewat lacked drinking water and proper sanitation.
As the Myanmar army’s bombs started falling near her home in Kachin state, Nlam Numrang Doi (C) and her neighbors decided they had no choice but to grab what they could and scatter into the jungle. “We were in so much trouble, I couldn’t even swallow my food,” the 92-year-old recalled. “If we stayed in the village, we didn’t know what could happen to us.”
Syrian refugees who crossed the Evros river, the natural border between Greece and Turkey, board a police truck transferring them to a reception centre, near the village of Nea Vyssa, Greece. As dawn breaks over the waterlogged plain along the border, an outline of refugees emerges through the morning haze, picking their way through a road well travelled by thousands before them.
Sunday morning’s fire wiped out the refugees’ savings within a matter of minutes. Another challenge for the Rohingyas would be to re-obtain their United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) cards issued to them at the point of settling in ... read more
On March 13, eighty Rohingya refugees belonging to 27 families alighted at Hardaha village on the outskirts of Kolkata and proceeded to Makhal Tala, where tents were set up for them. They all came from Nuh in Haryana having lived in refugee camps for several months. However, upon their arrival rumour spread fast that batches of Rohingya had crossed the Indo-Bangladesh border in Parganas district and come to settle here.
The Dongia Kondhs are among the remote tribal communities in Odisha. They featured in the state’s categorization of “Particularly Vulnerable Tribal Groups (PVGT).” This year in May, 14 girls from the community cleared the class 10 exams –a first for the community.
A Rohingya refugee family eats as they sit inside their semi constructed shelter at Kutupalong refugee camp near Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh. More than 600,000 Rohingya from northern Rakhine have fled to Bangladesh since August 25, 2017 when Myanmar security forces began a scorched-earth campaign against their villages. These new arrivals join more than 300,000 Rohingya who had escaped in recent years.