Fire Broke out at Camp-13 Cox’s Bazar

On Friday, a massive fire erupted at camp 13 in Cox’s Bazar, resulting in the destruction of around 221 shelters (16 fully dismantle, 153 fully burnt and 52 partial burnt). Moreover, 72 WASH facilities, including latrines, bathing facilities, and both deep and shallow tubewells, were severely damaged. Fortunately, no fatalities were reported.
Bangladesh Red Crescent Society (BDRCS), in coordination with government agencies, site management, and other Red Cross and Red Crescent partners, promptly responded to the incident. Major efforts were fire extinguishing, search & rescue, safe evacuations, first aid, and psychosocial support under the Population Movement Operation (#PMO).
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