Turkish foundation helps thousands of Rohingya

Turkish religious agency says it has helped over 150,000 Rohingya Muslims in Bangladesh camps

Turkish foundation helps thousands of Rohingya

World Bulletin / News Desk

The Turkish Religious Foundation (TDV), which carries out a significant part of Turkey’s aid activities for Rohingya Muslims, has delivered humanitarian aid to over 150,000 people.

The Turkish agency has been providing aid to Rohingya Muslims who have fled persecution in Myanmar and taken refuge in neighboring Bangladesh, namely in the coastal city of Cox’s Bazar city.

According to the TDV, the agency has distributed 10,258 food packages, 7,000 packages of cleaning material, 7,000 packages of kitchen equipment, 4,000 packages of clothing, 6,125 items for shelter, 600 packages of water and biscuits.

Over 150,000 people have benefited from 37,500 family-packages, according to the agency. Moreover, 5.5 tons of meat were distributed to the Rohingya families.

The agency also built two prayer rooms and provided labor assistance in order to set up tents.

Güncelleme Tarihi: 05 Aralık 2017, 17:43