3rd April 2014
Sittwe (Akyab), Arakan– Delegates from UNOCHA, WFP, UNDP and UNFPA met internally displaced people at the camps in the village of Thakkay Pyin of Sittwe (Akyab) township around 9AM yesterday. They discussed on the severe humanitarian crises being faced by Rohingyas in the camps.
“Delegates from UNOCHA, WFP, UNDP and UNFPA arrived at the camps of Thakkay Pyin in Akyab township around 9AM today. They mainly discussed on the dire crises that internally Rohingyas at the camps are facing. Especially food, water and health crises! The Rohingya IDP told the delegation that no humanitarian has been privided to Rohingyas since the expulsion of International NGOs through violent attacks by maruading Rakhine mob on 27th March 2014.
The delegates, in return, promised that they would bring relief aids and try to resume all their humanitarian activities as soon as possible. They left the camps at around 10:00AM today” said, Saed, a Rohingya in the region on 2nd March 2014.