Bangladesh eases NGOs’ access to Rohingyas

More than 2,350 Rohingya Muslims with serious injuries have been treated in Bangladesh. Photo: NDTV file
More than 2,350 Rohingya Muslims with serious injuries have been treated in Bangladesh. Photo: NDTV file

Bangladesh has eased restrictions on aid groups working in refugee camps and sought $250 million from the World Bank to fund emergency relief, officials said on Tuesday, after an influx of more than 435,000 Rohingya Muslims from Myanmar has overwhelmed its border area.

The government’s NGO Affairs Bureau cleared 30 local and international groups to meet “emergency needs” in camps and said more would follow, Shahdat Hossain, a bureau director, told media.

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