Around 133,000 Rohingya people are going to be relocated to safer places by March 31.
Md Shah Kamal, the Secretary of Ministry of Disaster Management and Relief, said: “We are to shift 25,000 Rohingya families to safer zones as monsoon is approaching with cyclone, landslides and other natural calamities as usual during the monsoon.”
With the help of international aid providing organizations, the government is constructing temporary shades, latrines and other necessary facilities at safer places, where the Rohingyas would be relocated, said the Secretary.
The secretary said a community radio on Rohingya language in Cox’s Bazar area will be introduced for easy communication of information at the Rohingya shelter camps being constructed there.
“There are 17 community radios working in the areas to communicate information through the local language among the inhabitants of the areas,” said the secretary.
Roads were constructed and power lampposts are being set in the areas for easy movement of people.
Earlier, the government allocated 3,000 acres of land beside the Kutupalang frontier camp to accommodate the Rohingyas. Recently, the government has allocated more 3,000 acres of land for proper accommodation of the increased number of Rohingyas.
Some 150,000 sheds were constructed in the area. In addition to this, the government constructed 9 kilometers long electricity lines in the extension areas of the Rohingya camps. Moreover, 52,500 additional latrines were constructed in the camp areas.