Thursday, 12 June 2014

Cholera And Diarrhoea In Buthidaung Left 28 Dead; Need Urgent Help

Source RB, 11 June

Buthidaung, Arakan – Cholera and diarrhoea left 28 dead in Buthidaung Township of Arakan State. 

According to locals, 28 Rohingyas died from May 20th to June 11th in 10 villages in Buthidaung Township. 

They said Township Administration and the Health Department are not helping them and are also not allowing NGOs, INGOs to help the victims of the diseases. They added that they are helpless. 

"We are being helpless and we need medicines especially glucose, mineral water and mineral salt. We appeal all donors to help us. Many will die if the authority leaves us like now." a local told RB News.

28 people died due to lack of medication are: 2 persons from Thein Taung, 7 persons from Washila, 4 persons from Tha Baik Taung, 3 persons from Dar Paing Saya, 3 persons from Tat Min Chaung, 2 persons from Kin Taung, 1 person from Ywa Ma, 2 persons from Nant Yar Gone, 2 persons from Chin Thama and 2 persons from Sein Yhin Pyar.

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