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IHH urges Arakan to give emergency help

The IHH Humanitarian Relief Foundation has provided emergency food aid to Arakan, where the conflict has resurfaced.

In the Southeast Asian country Myanmar, conflicts in the Arakanese region, where Muslims are the majority, resumed with the killing of 10 police officers. The Myanmar government and the gangs, who held the Rohingya Muslims responsible for the death of the police, went on hunting for people in the region. Rohingyas, who has escaped from the massacre of thousands of people and tortured tens of thousands of people, is turned over by the Bangladeshi police at the border.

Balance of events

More than 1,500 people have been killed in Myanmar in the last 10 days. Most of the killed were women and children. Some 2,000 to 3,000 people injured in the region. In Myanmar more than 800 houses, mosques, Quran courses, madrasa, schools and shops were burned in 10 days and nearly 60 villages were evacuated. Although the Bangladesh government has tried to prevent refugee entry, more than thirty thousand Muslims have entered Bangladesh illegally in the past few days. Approximately eighty thousand Muslims are trying to survive in mountainous regions because they can not cross the border.

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IHH started helping Araqani families

The IHH Humanitarian Relief Foundation, which is currently continuing to provide aid to the Rohingya Muslims and is in the region for victim trials, has provided emergency food aid to those who have escaped the massacre. In addition, a $ 15 cash benefit was paid to each family. From the first day, IHH realized the distribution of food aid to 500 families, canopy of 400 families, awnings, kitchen and living materials to 400 families. In addition, ready-to-eat food distribution is being provided to people who reach the end of the night.  In addition to this, the IHH teams began preparations for a hot meal in the region.

Package contains

-20 kg rice

-2 kg lentil

-2 kg flour

-2 kg salt

-2 kg oil

Emergency list

-Foodstuff

-Medicine and medical stuff

-Caleche

-Baby food

-Clothes

-Cleaning materials

IHH regularly cares for Arakanese Muslims in the region. In the coming days, IHH teams will increase aid to the region in the scope of victim trials and emergency aid trials.

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History of events

According to United Nations reports, Rohingya Muslims are one of the most oppressed, persecuted ethnic groups in the world.

Myanmar government's ignorance policies and the attacks of Buddhist gangs are aimed at erasing Muslims from these fertile lands. Of the Rohingya Muslims with a total population of 3.5 million, only 800 thousands of their homeland can live in Arakan. The rest are refugees in different countries.

Arakanic Muslims, who have been living under pressure and violence for about 250 years, have been slaughtered many times in different histories. The massacre in Minbya town in 1942 is one of them.  That year, Buddhist gangs slaughtered Muslims with their spears, even though they were horribly female children. The gangs that brutally killed women after they raped did not plunder the region after the massacre. At least 150,000 Arakanese Muslims were massacred during the attacks that spread to the whole Arakan in a short period and lasted for about 40 days, The villagers were plundered and plundered. Similar events were repeated many times later. Similar Buddhist attacks took place in June 2012 and October 2016 and thousands of Muslims were killed again.

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