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Dhaka, March 2: Thousands more Rohingya members are being voluntarily transferred from the refugee camps in Cox's Bazar to Bhasan Char in the fifth phase (Part I). At noon on Tuesday (March 2), Rohingya members left Ukhia Degree College grounds for Chittagong in 21 buses. Another team is scheduled to visit Bhasan Char today. They left the refugee camp on Monday (March 1) afternoon.
Dhaka, January 30: Another 1,500 Rohingyas have started their journey from the Cox's Bazar refugee camp to Bhasan Char via Chittagong. The group of 1,467 people started their journey from Patenga area of Chittagong in four ships at 9 am on Saturday.
Dhaka, January 29: Another 1776 Rohingya refugees reached Bhasan Char in the third phase from the Cox's Bazar camp. They reached Bhasan Char on Friday (January 29) at around 12 noon aboard five ships. Of these, 404 are males, 510 are females and 862 are children.
Dhaka, December 29: The second group of Rohingya refugees reached Chittagong on their way from Cox's Bazar shelter to Bhasan Char island in Noakhali.
Rohingya refugees feeling much better in Bhasan Char than in Cox's Bazar, says Bangladesh Red Crescent Society Chairman
Dhaka, December 10: Myanmar's displaced Rohingyas are a thousand times better in Bhasan Char island than in Cox's Bazar, Hafiz Ahmed Majumder, chairman of the Bangladesh Red Crescent Society, said. He added that if the international organizations understand the issue, they will accept it.
Bhashan Char: UN was not involved in Rohingya relocation due to their unrealistic conditions and negative propaganda, says Bangladesh
Dhaka, December 9: Due to the continuous negative propaganda, unrealistic conditions, unwavering position and non-cooperation of the UN agencies, it has not been possible to involve the organization in the process of relocating the Rohingyas to Bhasanchar.
Dhaka: Bangladesh authorities have started relocating thousands of Rohingya refugees to a remote island, a move which they expect will bring 'peace' to them.
Dhaka, December 5: The Bangladesh government has called on the international community not to "misinterpret" the sincere efforts to relocate Rohingyas' to Bhasan Char. The call came in a statement issued by the foreign ministry on Friday amid concerns from various organisations, including the United Nations, about the Rohingya relocation.
Dhaka, December 4: Bhasanchar has welcomed 1,642 Rohingyas who have taken refuge in Bangladesh after being displaced from Myanmar. When they arrived at noon on Friday (December 4), everyone's body temperature was measured as a precation to the coronavirus. After washing their hands, they were taken to their residence by car from the jetty. The members of the navy helped the children to move there. Many Rohingyas have expressed relief on reaching the island.
Dhaka, December 3: A group of Rohingyas who took refuge in Ukhiya and Teknaf in Cox's Bazar are relocating to Bhasanchar voluntarily. On Thursday (December 3) at noon, the group left for the new island in 10 buses.
Dhaka, December 3: Various domestic and foreign non-governmental organizations (NGOs) are working alongside the government for the development of the Rohingya community who have taken refuge in Bangladesh after being displaced from Myanmar. It has been alleged that NGOs have been opposing the relocation of these displaced people to Bhasanchar. Recently, 22 NGOs have started working.
Dhaka, November 30: The Rohingyas, who were forcibly displaced in Cox's Bazar, will start relocating from Cox's Bazar to Bhasan Char in Noakhali on December 3 or 4. A five-member inspection and monitoring team from the Department of Health has been formed to inspect and monitor the management of medical services there during the relocation activities.