//Two years on: ‘No light at the end of the tunnel yet’

Two years on: ‘No light at the end of the tunnel yet’

Second repatriation attempt failed

As the second and latest repatriation attempt failed to take off on 22nd August, there is now cause for more gloom and despair among the 1.1 million Rohingyas currently sheltered in the 34 odd makeshift camps in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh. Quite ironically the second repatriation attempt fell through just 2 days before 25th August which marks two years of the triggering of this biggest Rohingya crisis, which led to the massive influx of 945,000 Rohingya refugees into Teknaf and Ukhiya sub-districts of Cox’s Bazar.

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The author is currently assigned to work with JRS team members for Rohingya refugees at JRS ministry Bangladesh