Indonesian Donors Provide Food for Rohingya in Last 10 Days of Ramadan

Another batch of aid distribution was organized in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, to make sure that the Rohingya refugees living there will have enough food for the last ten days of Ramadan.

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Rohingya refugees receive foodstuffs to fulfill their needs in the last 10 days of Ramadan. (ACTNews)

ACTNews, COX’S BAZAR - In the last ten days of Ramadan, Generous Indonesian Donors strive to make sure that the Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh have enough food in the last 10 days of Ramadan. Hundreds of staple food packages were delivered to the Rohingya who have been living as refugees for years. 


The staple food packages were gathered at Camp No. 2 in the Kutupalong Refugee Camp. Each package contained rice, palm oil, flour, seasonings, potatoes, sugar, and canned meat. At least 930 refugees benefitted from this food distribution. 


Firdaus Guritno from Global Humanity Network (GHN) - Aksi Cepat Tanggap (ACT) mentioned that the food distribution for the Rohingya will continue as Eid Al-Fitr nears. The food distribution also aimed to ease the food crisis felt by the Rohingya. 


“The Rohingya in Cox’s Bazar live in terrible poverty. They have no source of income, so they have no access to decent food. This is why Aksi Cepat Tanggap is working to fulfill their essential need i.e food. Insha Allah, this will be enough for them for suhoor and iftar,” said Firdaus, Friday (4/22/2022). 


This Ramadan, the Rohingya refugees are not only dealing with the lack of food but also security and sanitation problems. Living in a densely-populated camp has made their lives very difficult, and the lack of proper sanitation facilities only makes it worse. 


The camp has also been riddled with crimes. Many Rohingya children have become victims of kidnappings as crime rates rise. []