Kutupalong, Bangladesh: A sudden rain gusted up Rohingya refugee camp in Bangladesh on April 16 at 3:30pm, according to Anwar from Refugee camp.
Unregistered Kutupalong refugee camp in raining
“The sudden rain gusted up the camp upside down, most of shacks from unregistered camp were destroyed and refugee are now facing very difficult to stay inside the shacks as heavy rain fell in the camp.”
“I fixed the roof of my shack in the summer as prepare for coming raining season, but the sudden rain gusted up and blew up my roof from shack. How I manage again to fix it, it is very expenses to collect woods, bamboos and plastics,” said Amina Begum, a widow from the camp.
The sudden rain gusted the Kutupalong Refugee camp – registered and unregistered – are facing same problem – the roofs – but unregistered camp is more effect than registered. The registered camp’s sheds are repairing by the government of Bangladesh and UNHCR, but the unregistered are not able to repair their shacks as no one help them to repair and facing difficulty to sleep and stay inside their shacks. Most of the shacks’ roofs were blew up and rain fell inside the shacks, said Mohamed, a committee member from camp.
“The D block of the camp was more effected in the camp as it is situated on the top of the hill which sudden rain gusted the block more.”
Six home education centers were blew up and the teachers and parents are worry about children education, if they are not able to fix it on time, said Hamid , a parent of three children from school.