Thailand donates $28,000 for Rohingyas

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The Thai government has made a donation of 1 million baht (3,085,467.45 taka) or around $28,000 for the Rohingya refugees in Cox’s Bazaar.

The assistance will enable World Food Program (WFP) to allocate food to 3,500 displaced persons for one month, the Thai embassy on Wednesday said.

Ambassador Makawadee Sumitmor handed over the donation to WFP Resident Representative and Country Director Domenico Scalpelli.

The Resident Representative thanked Thailand for its continuing supports to UN agencies and international organizations to provide humanitarian assistance to Rohingya Displaced Persons in Bangladesh since 2017.

Thailand will continue to work closely with WFP in alleviating the food ration crisis which is an ongoing and serious issue of concern, the embassy said.

Ambassador Makawadee together with Embassy officials on Tuesday visited the Rohingya Camp-04 to observe the process of WFP in distributing food through e-voucher system and in giving nutritional advices to the displaced persons.

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