Fire Hits Rohingya Camp, Leaving Hundreds of Refugees Without Homes

A fire broke out in a crowded Rohingya camp in southeastern Bangladesh on January 14, leaving hundreds of refugees without homes.

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Bangladesh reported that more than 550 refugee shelters and 150 shops were damaged in the fire that hit Nayapara refugee camp in Cox’s Bazar.

Footage shared by a Bangladesh Red Crescent Society staff member shows volunteers supporting the local fire service. Credit: BDRCS via Storyful