Climate Change and Open Drainage System in the Rohingya Refugees Camps Made People Fall in Illness: Medical Agencies Report.
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Increasing Temperature in between heavy rainfall along with open drainage system in the Rohingya Refugees Camps let people fall in illness as Medical Agencies Report in Coxbazar like high fever, diarrhea, belly ache, physical problems and cholera etc.
Due to huge deforestation and population growth in the two Upazillas of Cox bazaar, Ukhiya and Teknaf, the temperature reaches quite up crossing the normal tolerance level sometimes and heavy rainfall makes this even worse during Covid 19 situation.
Many women, children and elderly people are suffering from fever and many other types of seasonal diseases. As a result, many patients got admitted to local hospitals in this Corona Pandemic.
Diarrhoea, Vomiting, High Temperature, Coughing and many other types of sickness are rising uncontrollably due to unhygienic surrounding and over crowded houses as there are thousands of open drains which create foul smells and unhygienic atmosphere.
The hot atmosphere at the time of downpour and climate change could affect terribly in future too. There is a high risk of outbreak and waterborne diseases.
The people living near the camp zones would also face the same problem and after the rainy season, mosquito issue is also posing a serious threat to the inhabitants since the population and camp problems are increasing pointlessly due to the decreasing number of aids.
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