Rohingya Refugees Weigh Down Shelter Roofs as Cyclone Mocha Impacts Bangladesh

Rohingya refugees in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, weighed down the roofs of their shelters on Sunday, May 14, in an attempt to protect against the damaging winds of Cyclone Mocha, footage shows.

Nearly a million Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh’s Cox’s Bazar were bracing for Mocha, according to the International Organization for Migration.

The cyclone made landfall in Sittwe, Myanmar, at around 1:30 pm local time, Myanmar Now reported. Credit: @IslamRohingya via Storyful

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