Rohingya Muslims receive much needed humanitarian aid

There are still no employment or education opportunities for Rohingya Muslims outside their camps in Rakhine state.

Photo by: Reuters Archive
Photo by: Reuters Archive

Boys search for useful items among the ashes of burnt houses after fire destroyed shelters at a camp for internally displaced Rohingya Muslims in the western Rakhine state near Sittwe, Myanmar, May 3, 2016.

Updated Mar 20, 2017

Thousands of Rohingya Muslims who were forced into camps five years ago are receiving much needed humanitarian aid.

Riots in 2012 between the Rohingya and radical Buddhists left scores dead and led to a state of emergency.

Now, Rohingya Muslims have to stay in camps which keep them safe.

TRT World ’s Alican Ayanlar reports from one of the camps in Rakhine state.