Saturday, June 30, 2018

IOM building emergency shelters for Rohingyas

IOM, the UN migration agency, is building hundreds of new temporary shelters each week under a rapid response project to create safer homes for thousands at risks from landslides and flooding in the Rohingya camps in Bangladesh.

Over 600 Rohingyas are working alongside IOM staff, in cash for work programmes, to construct the new shelters using specially developed systems which allow for rapid construction of structures robust enough to withstand tough, monsoon conditions, an IOM press release said. Read More