Thomas H Andrews, UN special rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Myanmar, praised the efforts that Qatar Charity (QC) makes in support of the Rohingya refugees living in Bangladesh.
He expressed satisfaction with the activities held by QC for the benefit of the refugees. Andrews was visiting QC's food distribution centre in Bhasan Char, a remote Bay of Bengal Island in the Noakhali District of Bangladesh. He learnt about QC’s the food distribution system and complaint response mechanism.
QC has recently provided food relief to 11,250 Rohingya refugees in Bhasan Char. The food packages, which were distributed by QC’s field team in the presence of the government officials concerned, included rice, pulses, oil, salt, sugar, onion, garlic, ginger, spices, dried fish, and potatoes.
Suprabhat Chakma, the camp in-charge in Bhasan Char, said QC has been carrying out highly commendable humanitarian work in the island where nearly 20,000 Rohingyas have been shifted here from Cox’s Bazar.
The refugees expressed delight with the relief assistance provided by QC, noting that its assistance help them meet their families’ needs.
QC has provided food relief in many phases in Bhasan Char, benefiting nearly 35,000 individuals until this month.