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Emergency response to the fire in Kutupalong Balukhali refugee camps on 22 March 2021 - Update 28 March 2021

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Emergency response to the fire in Kutupalong Balukhali refugee camps on 22 March 2021 - Update 28 March 2021

Document Type: Updates
Document Language: English
On the afternoon of 22 March 2021, a devastating fire broke out in Kutupalong Balukhali refugee camps in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh. It lasted until the early hours of 23 March. The fire has left approximately 48,000 refugees displaced, destroyed over 9,500 shelters as well as over 1,600 facilities including hospitals, distribution points, learning centres, and a UNHCR registration centre.

Partners

  • United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

Locations

  • Bangladesh
  • Cox's Bazar

Population Group

Country Group
Unknown Myanmar - Asylum-seekers
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