UAE funds nutrition project for Rohingya refugees


The UN Refugee Agency in Bangladesh has assisted nearly 133,000 Rohingya refugees through an integrated nutrition project thanks to financial support from the UAE.

The project aims to address malnutrition among refugees living in camps and new settlements the in Cox’s Bazar District.

More than 78,000 women and children were among those assisted through the project.

In total, the UAE donated AED 7.35 million to help boost the nutrition programmes at three centres prior to August 2017 to 31 centres by the end of 2018.

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