NRS International responds to the Rohingya refugee crisis

27 Sep 2017


In just the past month, 480,000 Rohingyas have poured into Bangladesh, one of the largest mass refugee movements in Asia in decades. An international humanitarian response is now delivering aid essentials to the refugees fleeing their homes in Myanmar. Accordingly, NRS Relief has activated its ‘Rapid Response Strategy’ approach, so that aid agencies and local authorities get the required supplies of emergency response materials.

Please email us at bdm@nrs-international.com for our up-to-date stock list and availability of relief items. You can now also request a quote or a request sample online by visiting our detailed products pages.

Rohingya Crisis

View photo gallery on our Cox’s Bazaar field assessment

Relief products supplied

We are working 24/7 with our customers, and orders of non-food items are already being dispatched from our warehouses to the crisis area.

Despite logistical challenges, we managed to get these much-needed relief items directly to Myanmar and Bangladesh using air and sea transportation:

  • more than 100,000 thermal blankets
  • more than 200,000 sleeping mats
  • 60,000 tarpaulins
  • 36,000 water containers
  • 21,000 long-lasting insecticidal nets
  • 4 mobile storage units.

Acute need for humanitarian aid

To illustrate the acute need for humanitarian aid and emergency response materials, we’re sharing with you a video portrait of the roadside settlements in Kutupalong refugee camp, Bangladesh, as published by UNHCR.

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