Bangladesh: UNICEF water trucks arrive in Cox Bazar to assist Rohingya refugees

UNICEF trucks filled with emergency water, sanitation and hygiene supplies arrived at Cox's Bazar on the Bangladesh-Myanmar border on Thursday, bringing supplies to thousands of Rohingya refugees. Supplies include detergent powder, soap, and pitchers and jugs for containing water, along with nappies, sanitary napkins, towels and sandals. UNICEF is supporting the Department of Public Health... Еще Engineering with water treatment plants and carriers, and is working with partners on the ground to install and rehabilitate tube wells. UNICEF has appealed for $7.3 million (€6.13mn) to provide emergency support to Rohingya children over the next four months. The UN has estimated that around 380,000 Rohingya have fled since August 25, many of them to Bangladesh, amid widespread reports of indiscriminate killings, arson, looting and rape by the Myanmar military. Myanmar's military claims to be pursuing Rohingya militants, after an attack that left 12 police officers dead on 25 August this year.

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