Palonger Hota / Voice of Palong – a weekly radio show by and for Rohingya and Bangladesh local communities

  • By DW Akademie
  • 12/07/2021

Palonger Hota (Voice of Palong) is a radio magazine programme (30 mins) on everyday matters in the Rohingya refugee settlements as well as the surrounding Palong host community villages in Bangladesh. We cover all aspects of life that people care about including lifesaving information, giving a voice to those whose voices are rarely heard in public. The reporters are newly trained young Rohingya people and locals.

Palonger Hota is broadcast on Saturdays at 5.30pm on the local community radio station, Radio Naf, and played to listener groups in the refugee settlements.

Download the programmes so far here for use with your own listener groups or other community outreach activities

  • Episode 2 - Mice bother many in the camps | Medical check-ups for pregnant women | Water shortage due to broken tube wells | Elephant accidents - how to protect yourself | The hardships of fire wood collection
  • Episode 3 - Disaster stories - memories of cyclones and heavy rains in the past | How the refugee community will be warned | Mini drama: How a family prepares for disaster | Family relocation is not always easy | How lost children can find their way home
  • Episode 4 - How the first rains and winds affected Jamtoli | Rebuilding a sense of community – A visit to the UNFPA women-friendly space in Kutupalong | A profile of the Rohingya musician MD Osman | UNHCR's street drama about floods and landslides | Cholera vaccination - Why refugees in Balukhali go for it
  • Episode 5 - A visit to the newly developed relocation space in Kutupalong | How two physically handicapped people master their work in the camp | The challenges of working as a teacher in an orphanage | How people take care of their health during Ramadan | Newly composed song on Ramadan by Rohingya musician MD Osman
  • Episode 6 - First Ramadan for Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh | How prices of daily commodities change during Ramadan | Health services for pregnant women - a midwife describes | Academic book distribution among children in Balukhali | A Rohingya girl loves make-up | A widow runs a women attire shop in Kutupalong
  • Episode 7 - World Cup Craze connecting cultures and people: Football fans in the area – who do they support | A school teacher and her pupils on the excitement of the World Cup | A market seller on his business selling flags, t-shirts, hats etc. in Kutupalong village | How refugee children created a "World Cup tower" using trash cans and sticks in Lambashia | How a registered refugee will re-arrange his home for "group viewing" | Round table talk – 5 supporters of 5 different countries | World Cup song – exclusively composed by Rohingya musician Osman
  • Episode 8 - "Artolution" initiates painting for children in Rohingya camps | Why tree forestation is urgently needed | Mosquitoes are silent killers in the camps, causing dengue fever and malaria | Garment shop owner talks about the business before Eid | Elderly woman juice seller on her business in the hot days during Ramadan
  • Episode 9 (Eid special) - Eid - last year in Myanmar and now in Bangladesh- how does it feel? | How to beautify yourself for Eid – a conversation with a Rohingya girl | What food do you serve for Eid? | plus Gopal Bhar satire stories, jokes and music
  • Episode 10 - How Eid was celebrated in the Rohingya camps | Landslide due to heavy rainfalls just before Eid - how an affected family is doing | World Refugee Day observance, including a special song composed by Rohingya singer Mohammad Osman | Cyclone preparedness, signal awareness programme by CPP | A football match between newly arrived Rohingya and registered Rohingya | The World Cup football craze continues in the camps
  • Episode 11 - How a self-employed female tailor runs her business in the Kutupalong camp | When a sudden rain shower strikes on a sunny day | A medical doctor about the dangers of mosquito bites and how to deal with those diseases | Children's corner: my favourite game in the camp | How camp women prepare pickles during their free time | How camp inhabitants purify their drinking water with tablets | Everyday food in camp families - what they cook and how | Best ways to get your child to sleep at night
  • Episode 12 - How constant rain affects family life | Strong water pressure and mud are a threat to a bridge in Kutupalong | Why a man volunteers on his own to clear the mud to protect the bridge | Landslides: How CPP volunteers can help affected people and how to protect oneself | Monsoon diet: How do you preserve food and cook when firewood is wet and gas is not available | Bad business for snack shops in the rain - not many customers | Kicking in the rain: How a 12-year-old boy enjoys playing football during monsoon
  • Episode 13 - House on fire: Report from a firefighting effort in Kutupalong | No space: Housewives struggle with the disposal of kitchen waste | Elderly people need help to carry relief | Kids Corner: Activities in the rainy season | The hopes of parents who send their children to learning centers | How teachers cope during monsoon | Mud houses affected by the wet season need repair
  • Episode 14 - What people do if relief is insufficient | Growing vegetables when space is limited | Rohingya youth like to play a sport named Chilong | A profile of an auto driver who operates inside the camps | House on fire: How Hasina, a Rohingya girl, used a fire extinguisher to fight the flames
  • Episode 15 - Diarrhoea: what people in the camps do to treat it and how to prevent it | Musician and hairdresser: a profile of Mohamad Osman, a Rohingya who works in two professions | Floods, landslides, blocked roads: how did people in the affected Madhurchaara camp area manage? | How rumours fly: Argentinian football star Messi was supposed to visit the camps. Rumour or fact, how do we know?
  • Episode 16 - Confusion about "smart cards" in the camps | How a Rohingya man got released from jail in Myanmar and reunited with his family in Kutupalong refugee camp | How and why you should wash your hands thoroughly | How mothers take care of their children on rainy days | Tent on fire in the Balukhali camp | How a female religious teacher teaches girls on religious aspects
  • Episode 17 - Pure salt: Why it is important to use iodine salt in the camp | Data Card: What it means to live without it in the camp | Youth day observance: The UN Secretary General's Special Envoy for Youth visited the camp | Fruit Corner: How to prepare the sour tasting seasonal fruit Kengra Gola | Viral Fever, Chicken Pox: How to tackle these diseases | Eid expectations of Rohingyas in Bangladesh (more on Eid next episode) | Training on First Aid
  • Episode 18 - Memories of the first days of the August influx | Refugee stories (I): 65-year-old Hasina Begum remembers how she escaped bullets in Myanmar and took refuge in Bangladesh after 8 days of walking | Life in Myanmar and life in Bangladesh now | Refugee stories (II): Mohammad Hashem (25) witnessed death during 15 days enroute to Bangladesh while crossing big hills | Return to Myanmar? What Rohingya expect | Refugee stories (III): Rokeya Khatun on how she misses her siblings and her life in her village - but at least, she says, she is alive.
  • Episode 19 - How Rohingya refugees spent their kurbani Eid | A fair on the football field | How kurbani and meat distribution took place in Kutupalong | What Rohingya women cooked with the meat they got on Eid day | How a Rohingya woman cleans and cooks cow's intestines | Observance of the anniversary of the recent Rohingya influx | A Rohingya leader talks about Rohingya repatriation and refuge in Bangladesh | One year as a refugee: how do people feel?
  • Episode 20 - Smart Cards: What are the benefits? | Local fruit series: Ayenchi gula - what kind of fruit it is and different ways of preparing it | Camp sports series: Marvel kela - how boys and girls can play together | Refuge story: Mohammad Soyab talks about why he left Myanmar, how he got to the refugee camp in Bangladesh, and this present situation | Cleaning out latrines: A waste cleaner and toilet de-sludger talks about his work, where he puts the dirt and how he makes sure he does not smell bad himself | Beautiful bamboo baskets: bamboo and cane weaver Habibullah talks about his handicraft, where he gets the materials and how he learnt his skills
  • Episode 21 - Nakshi kahta: the art of embroidering colourful quilts | Camp sports series: a football match between registered and unregistered Rohingya | Taking refuge series: a young boy talks about how his family left Myanmar and what they experienced on the way to the refugee camp in Bangladesh | Burglar alarm in bamboo hut: a Rohingya man talks about how their clothes and personal possessions were stolen | Selling sugar cane: a 10-year-old boy on the hardships of the business | Weaving fishing nets: Rohingya women in a typically male business selling nets in Kutupalong market | Local fruit series: Amra gula - Interview with a fruit seller and a recipe | Rohingya camp at night: How people spend their time
  • Episode 22 (Paan / betel leaf special) - Habit or fashion? Why Rohingya people chew and eat betel leaves | Saffron, cardamom and other flavours and scents: Rahamat offers individual mixes of betal nut, lime and more than 50 ingredients in his shop in Kutupalong | Radio drama: how a local granddaughter deals with grandma's addiction to paan | Combining jarda (tobacco) with betel leaves: are Rohingya people aware of the health risks? | Not only stained teeth: a local dentist talks about dental and gum health issues | A taste of home: Bormaiya paan, betal leaves from Myanmar, are sold in the Kutupalong unregistered camp.
  • Episode 23 - Night picnic in block A2: how 50 to 60 Rohingya men cooked food for themselves, watched 3 singers and a dancer and
    played card games like carrom at night time | The benefits of tooth brushing: tips from a dentist | Leisure time at the community centre | Baby boom in the settlements: how do people bathe their newborns, how often should babies and adults have a bath? | Refugee story: a Rohingya family who fled from Myanmar talk about how they had to leave some family members behind.
  • Episode 24 - Asia Cup final: how Rohingya refugees watched India beat Bangladesh at cricket, shown at a public TV screening | Sleepless nights: how the fear of being burgled or getting flooded in their makeshift huts keeps refugees awake | Kids' corner: a Rohingya girl talks about her love of sports which are regarded as boys' games, football, cricket and danguli | Rohingya fun: women sing a song which is traditionally presented before or at a wedding | Local fruit series: guava | Unbearable heat: how people in the settlements cope.
  • Episode 25 - Unexpected heavy rains after the heat: how Kutupalong was affected and how people felt | Preparations for the upcoming cyclone season: audio drama on how people protect themselves and how they stock up on dry food and clean water | Regional food: Chona Muri - both locals in the Cox's Bazar area and Rohingya refugees love this mix of chick peas, puffed rice, masala, onion and cucumber | Spreading eye disease: how conjunctivitis infects especially children in the camps | Visit to Voice of Palong: what Ines Pohl, Editor-in-Chief of Deutsche Welle, Germany's international broadcaster, experienced during her visit to the refugee camps and the radio production team.
  • Episode 26 - Huge misunderstandings about smart cards / ID cards distribution in the camps | Toilet cleaning: some camp residents are engaged in cleaning toilets, even though they don't like it | Food corner: lappasu - a popular spicy snack but Rohingya people add different local ingredients to make it more hot and spicy | Leisure time: ludo (chokka khela) is a popular dice game in the local villages and also with young Rohingya in the camps | Safe drinking water: how people in the camps purify water and check the wells' water before consuming it | Why clean drinking water is vital for your health | How the unexpected heavy rainfall affected local shops and buyers.
  • Episode 27 - World handwashing day: celebrations in Rohingya settlements | Camp 15 (Jamtoli) CiC speaks about plans for water & sanitation, availability of drinking water and necessity of hand washing | Camp 15 resident Osman joined the rally and speaks about the day | A BRAC official from Jamtoli camp talks about the necessity of hand wash and the focus on children | A mother tells how cleanliness keeps her baby healthy | People in camp talk about how handwashing is important to stay free from many illnesses.
  • Episode 28 - Good food for good health: Kutupalong locals talk about good food and its impact on health and a doctor illustrates which foods are good, especially for pregnant women | Tree plantation drive in Balukhali: a local NGO is planting five thousand plants to protect the environment | Self-initiated vegetable gardening: in order to get rid of boredom, some young people initiated vegetable gardening on a piece of land in Kutupalong camp so that they can eat what they grow and earn extra money | Rohingya women with jobs: how do woman feel about working with an organisation and how do they manage their family | A Rohingya story: Dil Bahar’s husband was shot dead and she spent 12 nights in a hilly jungle in Myanmar looking for her son before finally being reunited and coming to Bangladesh.
  • Episode 29 - Family planning in camp: a mother with six children tells us how she manages them while another shares her experience of only having two | Innovative business idea: one person does not sit idle in camp but engages himself with an innovative business and opened a computer shop to provide document printing and photocopying | Kite flying: winter is at the door, time to fly kites and fun | A toy-car kid: he not only makes his own toy cars but also does so for other kids, with scraps he finds in camp | Vaccines for adolescent girls: a doctor explains why this vaccination is important to have for all girls during their teenage years.
  • Episode 30 - Free legal services availability in camp: UNHCR launched a legal services outreach campaign through their partner organisations | Innovative business idea: several women in camps are involved in weaving head caps to spend their leisure and earn a little money | Orphan story: a Rohingya uncle tells how he is taking care of two orphans who lost their parents in Myanmar | Refugee story: a story of how a helicopter came in and started firing at people.
  • Episode 31 - Bio gas set up in Kutupalong camp: the pros & cons and how it benefits camp residents | Eye care in Ukhiya: Orbis offers free eye check ups and treatment to those who has eye diseases in the host community | Mathin’s well: a famous love story of a Rakhine princess and a policeman from Kolkata | Hossian’s mandolin: how Hossain learned to play the mandolin and what he sings.
  • Episode 32 - Winter clothes: interview with a winter clothes seller about supply and demand in camp | Child health in winter: how Kutupalong camp residents take care of their children during winter to prevent diseases | Doctor’s suggestion for winter care: Dr. Ramjan Ali Bulbul talks about different types of winter diseases, what people should do to prevent winter diseases and how to take care of infant children | Winter cake: a mother talks about different types of winter cakes and how to prepare them | Beauty care in winter: how to take care of your skin and face during winter| Winter comfort: everybody needs a comforter at night during winter | Leisure in winter: Monika makes bracelets, nokshikatha and other items during her leisure time in winter | Winter sport: badminton is a regular sport during winter all around the country and Kutupalong is no exception.
  • Episode 33 - Crocodile farm in Kutupalong: Yahia Garden has a crocodile farm and a beautiful botanical garden where many people go during winter | Traffic volunteers in Kutupalong camp: why some youth volunteers need to control traffic in the camp | Child marriage: pros & cons of child marriage | Parody song sung by Abdullah from Ramu | Street lights: how and when the dark camp streets got light | Education: what would you do if you were responsible for education in camp? | A local sport: Mol Khela is a group sport played in both the host community and by camp residents in Kutupalong.
  • Episode 34 - Education fair: local NGO ‘Mukti’ arranges an education fair in schools they operate | Wedding in the camp: we hear how a wedding in camp is organised and enjoyed | Childhood memory: how much can people remember about their childhood, whether fun or sorrow | Legal services: UNHCR talk about their legal support for women who experience domestic violence and how and where people can access the service | Playing latim: how children play this traditional game, especially in villages.
  • Episode 35 - Victory Day: observance of Banglaesh’s victory day on 16th December in Ukhiya | Community Kitchen: camp residents use this community kitchen for their cooking in Jamtoli camp, using gas stoves and fire safety items such as fire extinguishers | Football tournament between Thayngkhali and Kutupalong team | Capturing crane birds: cranes visit various places in Bangladesh during winter, including the refugee camps, where camp residents capture them using fishing nets | Micro credit support.
  • Episode 36 - Education assessment in learning centers: in order to assess children's knowledge levels and make sure they are studying at the right level, UNICEF has launched education assessment in their learning centers | Artolution organises community-based public art projects throughout the camp | UNHCR has launched legal aid support in all camps to raise awareness and help prevent human trafficking and also to provide necessary legal support to victims.
  • Episode 37 - New year greetings and expectations from refugees and some CiCs | Plant and flower nursery: at least one hundred thousand different varieties of plants and flowers, which include some medicinal plants, are available at a nursery in Ukhiya | Winter vegetables in Ukhiya: the agriculture officer in Ukhiya tells us how the government is helping vegetable farmers increase winter vegetable production to meet very high demand | Paddy chopping and rice straw management: what does a farmer do during this time of the season, and how do farmers deal with rice straw and build haystacks to feed livestock? 
  • Episode 38 - Fake gold in the camps: one victim tells us how she was cheated and the local goldsmith tells us how to check if gold is fake or not | How UNHCR provides legal aid support to gold cheating victims | How camp residents are getting emergency medical services from a satellite clinic run by BRAC | BRAC’s satellite clinics in Lambashia East camp have been offering their medical service since the beginning of the influx | How camp residents make Muri from rice | Lefot Khela: a popular game kids play in camps. 
  • Episode 39 - Poultry farming is empowering women in Ukhiya | A bamboo basket maker in Kutupalong camp explains a self initiative to earn decent money | Winter food: Bhutijo in Kutupalong camp, popular for its taste, is made with gourd and tamarind sauce | Making lime: one of the key ingredients of a betel leaf mix is lime, so how is it produced from sea shells in the camp? | Pot Khela: a children's game which is played both in camp and in the host community.
  • Episode 40 - Conservation of nature: how a watchtower helps to know if an elephant is coming into camps | Firsthand experience of how people in the village handle an elephant’s visit | How 60 watchtowers work to handle elephants' visit and unexpected human-elephant contact in the camps | Metal trunk to store household things | Story of a blacksmith from Ukhiya and how he makes his living | Open-air street drama on child marriage in camp 17. 
  • Episode 41 - Special programme on chickenpox including patients suffering from chicken pox, symptoms, how it spreads, preventative measures and what to do if people get sick.
  • Episode 42 - Hollywood actress Angelina Jolie visited the Rohingya camps | Weaving mats and various household goods made of bamboo, cane and polythene bags is helping both Bangladeshi and Rohingya women to earn money | Food corner: Bokful is a popular vegetarian dish in and around the camps | National Library Day observed | A child-friendly space has around 1,100 books to serve students | Flying kites is entertaining for all ages. 
  • Episode 43 - World Radio Day | Conjunctivitis virus in and around camp | Food Corner: The sweet desert Jalebi, also known as Jilapi, is popular with both Rohingya and host community people | A Rohingya woman plants and grows several spices including onion and garlic in her nearby yard to keep the family tradition of growing these spices | Flour mill in the Rohingya camp: a flour mill is a small grinding machine that is used to grind grains and other solid items/spices to powder | Flour mill in the host community: mill owner Amir Hossian operates his business with two machines | Mobile computer training van in the Kutupalong registered camp.
  • Episode 44 - . Observance of International Mother Language Day - including  reports from the celebrations, interviews on language, songs, rhymes and riddles.
  • Episode 45 - Vaccination drive to stay safe from diseases | Waste management for cleanliness and hygiene in camp | Soap/detergent factory in camp 17 | Scrap business in camp: how various things become scrap in camp but can be re-used to make money | Children's corner: a story of a greedy crane.
  • Episode 46 - International Women’s Day: when and why is the day selected to mark | Vegetable plantation in camp: an alternative initiative of one Rohingya woman | Nur Jahan, a midwife by profession for 28 years, lives in Kutupalong registered camp and tells her story | Sharifa’s husband lives abroad for years, she came to Bangladesh during the influx in August 2017, alone, and took shelter in Kutupalong to continue her life | The story of Kohinoor, a working wife from Ukhiya, is highly encouraging and moving too for others | What has motivated Shahariar Yasmin Liza to work in Rohingya response as a volunteer? | Day-to-day life of a woman in camp, from dawn to dusk | Mohammad Ridowan talks with a woman tailor to know why she chooses this job and how it changes her life.
  • Episode 47 - What measures camp residents are taking to protect themselves from heat and how unbearable heat is hampering their daily life | Hot days also affect water availability in camp and heat also might cause various diseases: doctor Saiful Islam advises what to do | Many landslide prone areas are now protected through bamboo fences and side-walls | Drama on cyclone preparedness (repeat from episode 3) | Shah Alam lost his younger brother while he was on the way to Malaysia by boat, but now has information about his brother after four years | People who try to migrate illegally are often detained and thrown in jail: UNHCR helps the families to get information | Mokbul Ahmed has been working as sewing machine mechanic for around 15 years | Story Corner: “What is sport to the cat is death to the rat’.
  • Episode 48 - Observance of National Children’s Day | How this nutrition week will help Rohingya camp residents | A song sung by a child from Kutupalong school | Dr. Nadia Fatima, Medical Officer of Gonoshasthya, informs about diseases that affect children at this time of year, such as malaria and dengue | What Rohingya children like to do in their daily life for fun | Children suffer skin disease in camp during the extreme heat: what to do? | Story corner: short moral bedtime story of a crocodile and frog | A teacher from Kutupalong government school talks about events in school and nearby villages to promote education | Observance of National Primary Education Week | Song by host community children from Kutupalong school 
  • Episode 49 - Independence Day celebration in Ukhiya | A freedom fighter recalls the war days and how he and his troop fought and he lost one eye | Several organizations organized a fair in Camp 11 and 12 | Food corner: mamini shaker pitha | Event to mark Water Day in Kutupalong registered camp | Why Water Day is observed and how this event benefits people in the camp | To mark World Poetry Day, a poet from Cox’s Bazaar reveals the situation of practicing poetry in Cox’s Bazaar and recites some of his writings | The department of family planning has organized an audio-visual drama to increase awareness about the benefits of family planning.
  • Episode 50 - Marking the 50th episode of the programme | How listeners in the camps feel about Palonger Hota | Flashback from previous episodes | Special selection of previously unpublished audios | Reporters’ experience with Palonger Hota | Family members of the Palonger Hota team express their feeling and thoughts | Some members of the Palonger Hota team had received training in the beginning but could not continue for various reasons. What do they feel now? | Greetings for Palonger Hota from various organizations and representatives.
  • Episode 51 - National intestinal worm week in Ukhiya for the host community | Art competition in Kutupalong – children talk about how much they like painting, what they like to paint and what colours they like best | Food corner: leja pitha | Rohingya story | A local Bangladeshi furniture maker talks about what sort of wood he uses, how he collects his raw materials and what kind of furniture he makes | Rohingya furniture maker Anowar Hossain talks about their tastes, their demand and what do they do with furniture when they barely have space in their room | Sports corner: volleyball.
  • Episode 52 - Special episode - Radio Naf and DWA have started a series of public panel discussions “Palonger Hota goes public” with the objective to provide a good opportunity to discuss burning topics with a diverse audience, to find answers and, ideally, solutions. The first panel of this kind was organized in cooperation with UNHCR/TAI, IOM and BRAC on Wednesday 17 April on the topic Voluntary trafficking of Rohingya camp inhabitants abroad.
  • Episode 53 - Bangla New Year celebrations | Storytelling workshop | Cleanliness training for staff | The story of the Rohingya woman Gul Bahar who now lives in a refugee camp in Kathmandu, Nepal and interview with Jafar Alam who lives in the same a Rohingya refugee camp in Kathmandu | Talk with Jafar Alam's family members who live in Kutupalong camp in Bangladesh.
  • Episode 54 - May Day celebration in Ukhiya | Interview with the chairman of Rajapalong Union Council | How camp inhabitants prepare themselves for a cyclones and landslides | A joint press briefing by UN ERC and Head of OCHA Mark Lowcock, UNHCR High Commissioner Fillippo Grandi and IOM Director General Antonio Vitorino | Chabbis Khela – a strategy game that young people in camp play | Faluda – a fruit drink that is popular during hot days.
  • Episode 55 - Preparations for observing Ramadan and a Ramadan song | What is the iftar menu for people fasting in the camp | Street food businessman Al Amin makes various food items for iftar and sells them in the camp | Camp resident Nur Begum talks about her typical Iftar menu at home | Kutupalong host community people about why they buy iftar from the market or from the street | Iftar food selling in the host community, a businessman talks about his menus, prices and why he does it | Food corner: mango pickles are very popular in Ukhiya | How camp inhabitants faced the recent storm/cyclone Fani.
  • Episode 56 - Ramadan - who is eligible for fasting and who isn't? | How camp inhabitants spend their time during Ramadan | How can people stay healthy during Ramadan? | Virus diseases – many camp inhabitants currently suffer from fever, coughing and other problems - how to protect yourself and how to deal with them | News reading from newspaper | Unbearable heat causes itching and skin diseases in the camps - local doctor Dr. Nurul Alam from Kutupalong on how to deal with it | Iftar and sehri timings for the coming week.
  • Episode 57 - How to prepare for cyclones - how the cyclone preparedness training helps the community to protect themselves against upcoming disasters | Dumba meat from Saudi Arabia was distributed to both registered and unregistered Rohingya camp residents | Diarrhea is a common disease in this very hot weather in and around the camps – radio drama including awareness messages about diarrhea, its symptoms, how to prevent and overcome it | Weather bulletin | Iftar and sehri schedule.
  • Episode 58 - A Rohingya camp resident serves watercress for free to camp people during to the month of Ramadan | Mr. Nurul Amin is farming watercress in a limited space | Sob-e-Qadr night: in Muslim religious belief this night is better than a thousand nights | Eid shopping in the host community and in camp | How Ukhiya people are preparing for the Eid celebration – some installed a power generator to have continuous electricity on the Eid day | Women’s Eid preparation: women decorate their houses with flowers, paintings and other showpieces | On Eid day, male Muslims wear new clothes, use perfume and attend the Eid prayer.
  • Episode 59 - Eid gifts: how Rohingya children enjoy the gifts they get from elders; and the same is tradition is common in the host community | Eid for children: how host community children spend their Eid day; and at least 55% of the camp inhabitants are children - how do they celebrate Eid? | Storytelling: a rabbit is beaten by a turtle in a race because he took a nap and underestimated the turtle's ability to pass him | How do Rohingya people celebrate their second Eid-al-Fitr in Bangladesh? | Food: on Eid day every Muslim family cooks a special meal - how people in Khiya prepare their menu and which kind of food they enjoy during Eid | Eid beauty: on Eid day, girls use make-up with lipstick and new bangles and also decorate their hands with henna | Bangla riddle: two youth groups play a riddle game with lots of fun | Eid memories: older people share how they celebrate Eid nowadays and how they celebrated when they were children – what has changed? | Eid memories: memories of people in the Rohingya camps – how they used to celebrate Eid back home and how they celebrate now in Bangladesh.
  • Episode 60 - Immunization awareness drive has started in all camps using loudspeakers – the immunization campaign drive is very important, especially for children to safeguard them from various diseases | Stop child marriage – after a field drama in camp 2, the audience talks about what they learned | The agriculture census, which is conducted once every 10 years, takes place all over Bangladesh from  9 – 21 June | World Environment Day observance, including an art competition for children in the Kutupalong registered camp.
  • Episode 61 - World Refugee Day | Art competition in Kutupalong registered camp for school girls and boys | Football match Kutupalong registered camp | Modhu Bhaat: sweet rice that people in the camp prepare for special occasions | How mothers in the host community take care of their children on rainy days | Dr Arif Siddika, from a Kutupalong community clinic, tells how mothers should keep their children safe from diseases during the rainy season.
  • Episode 62 - Cricket World Cup 2019 | Heavy monsoon rainfalls: many toilets, drains and tube wells need cleaning and repairing | The struggle of a Rohingya man, Mohammad Jubayer, who was arrested by the police in Myanmar | How children in the camps and in the host community play a particular group game | Divorce rates in the camps are rising: social counseling officer Abu Zahid explains and gives advice | Home-made products: Mrs Jamalida makes her own coconut hair oil, but is it as good as the oils you buy in the market?
  • Episode 63 - Continuous heavy rainfall: how people are managing | Horo Pata – Metosh (Roselle): a popular vegetable among the Rohingya and host community | How a Rohingya woman learns tailoring to make her life better by earning some money | Rohingya farmer Mohammad Ali cultivates vegetables in Kutupalong | Weather updates.
  • Episode 64 - . First job fair in Ukhiya for local people | A group of young Rohingya people have opened their own schools in the camps | Young girls wear some jewelry but there are sometimes incidents of it being stolen | A ranger officer from Inani, Ibrahim Hossain, talks about tree plantation , why it is necessary and how a tree plantation drive might help local residents | Awareness tips for snake bites – what to do if a snake bites you | Weather updates.
  • Episode 65 - Umbrellas are the most important support during rain - we talk to an umbrella repairer from the camp to find out more about his work | Landslides due to heavy rainfalls - residents talk about about their plans to keep safe | A child drowned after heavy rainfalls: BRAC’s DRR specialist Amin Uddin on a tragic accident | How Rohingya and also local people make bamboo seats | Different kinds of insects during rain | Weather updates.
  • Episode 71 - Two years celebration of Rohingya (FDMN) influx into Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh । Rohingya boy S Q Rahman ferry seasonal fruits and vegetable to people to support his family in camp । Food similarity between FDMN/Rohingya and Bangladeshi host community । Khichuri: Interview from two housewives who tell us how they cook it । Chicken cage maker Nojir Hossain tells his story how he makes it and where he sells his product । Stand up on a volleyball game between Registered and Unregistered camp residents । Lifestyle of camp cleaner Mohammad Fahad who cleans drains in camp to ensure waste water flow.
  • Episode 72 - Teaching in school: how a teacher manages their pupils in class. Rajuma Begum, a teacher in Rohingya camp and Mina Barua, a teacher from Kutupalong Primary School । Soydul Amin from Rohingya registered camp organizes a television set to show cinema for Rohingya’s entertainment near a football field । A children park is necessary for kid’s mental development. Head teacher of Ukhiya High School Abul Hossain to know about necessity of a children's park in Ukhiya । Ukhiya’s academic supervisor Mohammad Badrul Alam about a children’s park । Weather updates.
  • Episode 73 - Voxpop from daily newspaper readers in host community , Kutupalong and Court Bazar: Why they still read print version daily newspaper, instead of reading it from online. Newspaper hawker Amin Ullah says reading newspaper is a habit, people still want to read it taking in hand । A rainy day interrupts life, slows it down, both for host and Rohingya community ।  Local people likes pickles in their daily meals. Torunga achar is one of the preparations. Why it has so much demand । Thousands of volunteers come to camps to support and work for FDMN residents. How do they manage their work during a rainy day । Weather updates.
  • Episode 74 - The Deputy Head of Mission from German Embassy, Mr. Burkhard Ducoffre, has visited our Palonger Hota project in Kutupalong and met with reporters. He said the embassy is considering expansion of the project further ।Shobbir Ahmed and Team singing a song for host community । German Embassy’s political officer Ines Dworschack-Borg also visited Palonger Hota project along with the deputy Head of Mission. She said in her interview that she was so impressed to see how youths working in this project from both communities are producing radio magazine to tell their own stories by themselves । Mahmuda Khatun who cultivates pepper in camp 17 for both keeping herself busy in work and at the same time fulfilling pepper need in her family । The residents are living in camps and are growing vegetables in their front and back yards, use pesticides to keep their vegetables. Several vegetable producers to know why the use pesticides and what benefit they get out of it । People from this region pastes their spices on a stone locally called pataputa (google to see photo) Tofura interviewed a pataputa maker why he chose this job and how it changed his life । Weather news.
  • Episode 75 - Fish farmer of Ukhiya upazila who successfully cultivates fish in his pond for last two years. How he became successful and what should local youths do if they attempt such business । Sheikh Mohammad Ershad bin Mahid, Ukhiya Upazila fisheries’ officer talked about the prospect of fish cultivation in Ukhiya and about the available government supports. He talked about different technical support from their side. He also motivates local youth & women to be self employed by fish farming । Nur Islam who lives in Register camp makes different product by using bamboo and sells it to others. He learned it from his father in Burma and now he is continuing his job in here । Mr. Hamid Ullah, the local carpenter of Ukhiya bazar. He described about his job and the process of creating floral decoration in the wood made furniture । Rashidullah about how he plays chess, where he learned it and how. He talked about the competition in camp and he won the competition । Weather updates.
  • Episode 76 - Teaching methods in primary school: there are at least 76 Primary schools in Ukhiya and all of them are using interesting methods with fun to teach their students. Story, poem, games or drawing picture, by mixing all components the primary teacher teaches the student. Guardians also liked the method, they loved it very much. Primary school teacher Mrs. Mina Barua speak about that । In some learning centers in Rohingya Camps are also applying this method. Mr. Jannat ullah teaches the camp people voluntarily. He does it because he feels responsibility toward his nation । Hindu priest talked about the history of Durga Puja, why and how they celebrate Durga puja along with details of the sixth and tenth days of the celebration । Camp cleaning attempt in Registered camp by BRAC: Emergency preparedness officer Sahab Uddin about the camp cleaning, how and why & from when camp cleaning is important for the camp, how they do this and what kind of message he want to give to the Rohingya regarding the cleaning of camp । Mrs. Shah Sumaya Rokasana, a village policewoman: the backstory of her and also about this challenging job she took. How she gets the inspiration about this job, what kind of support she gets from her family before her married life and after married life, how she manages her in laws, etc. । Weather update. 
  • Episode 89 - Special episode on Radio Dialogue: domestic violence - A psychologist from DanChurchAid, expert from local NGO Aparejoyo Bangladesh and an Imam from the camp mosque were present in the discussion. A representative from Ministry for Women affairs was also present and took part in the panel, Mafia Mukta and The Daily Star Cox’s Bazar correspondent Muhammad Ali Jinnat moderated the panel discussion.
  • [11 January, 2020] Episode 90 - Various bird sits on a tree in Ukhiya, locals enjoy them a lot. । Ukhiya town center has changed a lot since recent Rohingya influx in 2017. What are the changes local people noticed । Mohammad Aiyub from camp draw pencil sketches to refresh is mind, he learnt drawing and why he is drawing and his interest । Mohammed Amin cultivates cornflower in camp । People of different ages like popcorn in registered camp । Sobbir Ahmed, a popcorn seller from registered camp । Sofura Begum from camp stitches clothes for others and she also weaves floral decoration on bed sheets. And this is how she is trying to change her life in camp.
  • [18 January, 2020] Episode 91 - How mothers in camp take care of their children । A medical doctor from camp Ramjan Ali Bulbul gives some tip for proper childcare during winter । There is a fruit locally called Horgula, available in camp. How people consume it. Bilkis Begum from camp 17 tells how she make different recipe from Horgula । How camp residents take care of their skin and health and what do they do to save them from cold, । Interview from a shopkeeper from Kutupalong who sells winter items । Winter food voxpop from local people. What do they like to eat? । Food that people in camp prefers to eat during winter.
  • [25 January, 2020] Episode 92: special episode on Rubela virus and OCV campaign - UNICEF launched campaign for Rubela in camps through their partner Bangladesh Institute of Theatre Arts (BITA), BITA Manager Jamal Uddin । UNICEF C4D recommended medical doctor Iffat Ara gives more detail how to take care of if someone is affected by Rubela virus । UNICEF C4D also begun Oral Cholera Vaccination (OCV) campaign throughout camps. How much camp residents are aware of it । How OCV campaign is reaching out to beneficiaries, ACLAB’s coordinator Rashidul Hasan give details in an interview । Interview from Dr Iffat Ara about OCV । Drama on OCV, entire team । Quiz.
  • [01 February, 2020] Episode 93 - One of the popular winter cakes of Cox’s Bazar region is Duppayes pita, why it is so popular । A host community mother Selina Akter tells how they cook Duppayes pita । Dupayes pita, why it is popular Rohingya community । Registered camp resident Somjida Begum tells how they prepare Duppayes pita and what ingredients do they use in it । Ukhiya’s Mohammad Nurul Haque loves coconut gardening. Why he loves it and how he is benefited from coconut gardening । Measles, locally called Luti has been affecting many children in camp । A medical doctor Ataul Hossain Labib from camp gives suggestions what to do if Luti affects someone.
  • [08 February, 2020] Episode 94 - Tongue ulcer affects many people in camp । Ukhiya Health Complex’s Assistant Surgeon Masuma Nasrin Shifa gives suggestion what to do if someone is affected with tongue ulcer । NGO Forum distributes toilet in a host community village । NGO Forum officer Nur Farju tells us why this distribution is now necessary and how it is going to help the community । Jamlida cultivates onion in camp 1w block F, why she became interested to produce onion । Interview from Chellung ball maker Nurul Islam in Kutupalong registered camp । Handicrafts: interview from a boy named Mohammed Abdullah lives in Balukhali who makes different types of things by Fruits and Vegetables । Patuartek, a new tourists spot, known as coral beach, near Inani beach, with full of coral.
  • [15 February, 2020] Episode 95 - Under-19 World Cup Cricket final match, voxpop from cricket supporters in camp । A Cabbage recipe, regular vegetable in meal during winter । A farmer named Nurul Kabir from Ukhiya who cultivates Cabbage tells detail about this cultivation । Bangladesh also observes valentine’s day and same as in Ukhiya, Cox’s Bazar, a report about valentine's day । A Kutupalong registered camp resident Rashid Ullah voluntarily encourages others to plant tree । NGO Mukti Cox's Bazar distributed chicken in a host community village in Balukhali । Mukti Cox’s Bazar coordinator Mohammad Abdul Baki tells us why they initiated chicken distribution । Center for Disability in Development provides medical campaign for disable peoples in Ukhiya Rajapalong union.
  • [22 August 2020] Episode 122 - The suffering of Rohingyas living in the settlement camps continues due to non-stop rainfall । How the host community people suffer for the non-stop rainfall । How to care for newborn babies and children in monsoon times, interview with Doctor Enam Ul Haque । Story of a tea seller: how he sells tea during covid situation, Rohingya tea seller Mohammad Amin । Why Rohingya people drink tea? How they think about this । Regular hand-washing for at least 20 seconds is one of the best ways of stopping the spread of coronavirus. To prevent this virus Oxfam provides water tank in the camp & host community. Oxfam is in coronavirus awareness and mitigation drive since the beginning of lockdown । Oxfam protection team member Shafiqul Islam describes why Oxfam give water tank in the camp & host community.
  • [29 August 2020] Episode 123 - What to do against the non-stop rainfall suffered by Rohingyas in the settlement camps । What should host community people do when they suffer for the non-stop rainfall । What মamp people understand about Nutrition । “No Mask, No Service” campaign running is Cox’s Bazar. This campaign has a positive impact in this city. Kamal Hossain, Deputy Commissioner of Cox's Bazar gave an interview on this campaign. UNICEF C4D Cox’s Bazar helped us to collect this interview । Model mothers go from door to door to make the people of the camp aware of various issues. Shamlapur Camp model mother Hasina Akter give an interview to Mohammad Ibrahim about model mother activity in the camp । Why Model Mother project run and how to do this says Jamal Uddin, program manager of BITA, funded by UNICEF.
  • [05 September 2020] Episode 124 - Covid - 19 epidemiological situation continues in Bangladesh. What camp people are doing in this situation । What to do: host community people in this pandemic situation । Tasting salt is a useful item for curry. Camp people also use tasting salt. Tasting salt seller Yasin says how many people bought tasting salt from him. How he sells this item to various camps । Cooker Rashid Ahmed talks about the items that can be cooked with tasting salt । A drama addresses the barriers to immunization and aims to build family and community support for protecting child health । How Moringa leaves (Local - Sajane Shaak) are cooked in Rohingya camp and how much people here like it । Moringa leaves cultivation in Rohingya camp, cultivator Komoruddin । Why farming is declining in the Rohingya camp.
  • [12 September 2020] Episode 125 - Raising goats in Camp. Why do people want to raise goats and what are the benefits of this sort of activity । Raising Goats in Ukhiya: why do people want to raise goats and what are the benefits of this sort of activity । Abdul Kashem, Deputy Assistant Livestock Officer, Ukhiya told about the process by which people can raise goats easily । How does spicy puffed rice seller Amin Sharif maintain his family's expenditure? Story of his life । There are some impressive and important advantages of roof gardens. In the Rohingya camp, an NGO named Center for Natural Resource (CNRS) has started making a roof in the small house of the camp for gardening. What are the thoughts of Rohingya about this । Center for Natural Resource Studies (CNRS) has taken the project named “Over the top gardening” in the Rohingya camp. CNRS officer Sudip Ghosh told about the project and how it is helping not only to make the environment green but also keep the people well । How Yenchigula are eaten in Rohingya camp and here How much people like it । Yenchigula is a favorite fruit in the Ukhiya-Teknaf hub. Both the Rohingya and Host community like to eat this fruit. Yenchigula seller Abdur Rahman.
  • [19 September 2020] Episode 126 - Women are moving forward. Giving leadership in different places. Hasina Akhter, the camp's female leader, runs the household as well as working for the Rohingya people । Hazera Begum is a mother who lost her son. Now she leads life with her Grandson and granddaughter by selling pickles. Story of her life brought up through an interview । Amir Uddin lives in Kutupalong camp 1. He is 60 years old now. Since his childhood, he takes betel leaf every day. What is the difference between eating Betel Leaf between youth & old age । Abul Kalam does sand mining and sells it to the people. The story of his life is brought up through reports । Bamboo Shoot is a favorite food item in the Ukhiya Area. How Bamboo Shoots are cooked in Ukhiya and how much people here like it । How Bamboo Shoots are cooked and eaten in Rohingya camp and how much people here like it । How to sell bamboo shoots in camp? Story of Bamboo Shoot seller Mohammad Faisal interview.
  • [26th September 2020] Episode 127 - Md. Zubayer sells popcorn (Local: Makka Gula) and pays for his education. He also contributes to his family. The story of his life is brought up through reports । The process of making sugar from sugarcane is told by sugar maker Abdur Rahman । Anargula is a local fruit. It is a favorite fruit in the camp and host community.  How many people like anargula in camp । How anargula is cultivated and marketed, the story of anargula seller Jane Alam interview । Ayesha Begum sells vegetables after her husband died. She survives with her two children by selling vegetables । Buffalo farms have been set up at the Balukhali at Ukhiyaupazila of Cox’s Bazar by Atia Begum. For the last Seven years, she is farming buffalo there. Now she has 13 buffalo in her firm. Story of Atia Begum brought up through interview । Ukhiya Upazila livestock officer Abul Kashem said about buffalo rearing.
  • [03 October 2020] Episode 128 - Tomtom (battery-run three wheeler) mechanic Abul Hossain is a person with disability, who works daylong to earn with dignity and contribute to his family of three members; And he doesn’t want to live only on relief. The story of his life is brought up through reports । Betel Leaf farming by Shabnur in Balukhali, Ukhiya, Cox’s Bazar. The story of a female entrepreneur brought up through an interview । Kutupalong Women are moving forward. Story of betel leaf seller in Kutupalong registered camp Hasina Begum illustrates how they are now turning around to find a solution of her problems । Drying is a method of food preservation that works by removing water from the food. Rohingya people preserve Eid-Ul-Azha meat by this way. Dry Meat (Local – chick gosto) is a favorite food item in Rohingya Camp. How people like to eat dry meat in the camp । Calabash seeds plant in Rohingya camp. How and why Rohingya people harvesting calabash । Papaya is a fruit which is loved by Rohingya people. How Rohingya people love to eat Papaya । How Ukhiya people (host community) love to eat Papaya । Papaya cultivation has brought a smile on the face of Amina Begum. The story of her life is brought up through an interview । In our episode number 124 we covered that farming has been declining in the Rohingya camp.  In this episode we talk about this issue in depth with Deputy Assistant Agriculture Officer of Ukhiya Newton Chowdhury. He talks about what has been done to solve this problem and about cultivation.
  • [10th October 2020] Episode 129 - Child labor has increased during the Covid-19 pandemic in Ukhiya and Rohingya Camps. Due to massive job cuts, many parents send their children out to earn money so that they can run their families somehow. Recently we observed that in camp many children work in tea stalls, grocery shops and so on. Talking with their parents about why they are sending their children to work । Rohingya kids are in child labor and many of them drive rickshaw, work in the motor garages as mechanic’s assistants, and so on. How do they feel working to earn by skipping their study । Child labor not only increases in Rohingya camp but also has been increasing in Ukhiya during the pandemic situation. During Covid-19 many day laborers have lost their jobs. To relieve from the situation many of them have forced their child to work on a daily basis income by the time of opportunity. Parents send their children to work as they can get food for twice a day by their earnings. Why do parents force their child to work । Children who are engaged in child labor in Ukhiya Upazila what they feel doing child labor by skipping their study । Save the Children says child labor considerably increased during pandemic Covid-19 in Rohingya camps and surrounding areas. Due to school shut down and playground, even incomer of many families being fall in disease, children bound to engage in child labor. "Save The Children" continued work to mitigate child labor. Save the Children Child protection and case management coordinator Rupa Barua told about how "Save the Children" works to reduce Child labor । Hog plum is a seasonal fruit. Rohingya People like to eat this in various ways like salad, fruit, pickle, and fruit jelly. How would Rohingya people love to eat this fruit । Ukhiya people also like to eat hog plums as their own different styles । Mohammad Salam sells hog plum roaming in Rohingya camp. How was the sale during the whole day? Where does he sell those fruits purchasing from anywhere? How's his family going by purchasing hog plums । Kelani cress is one kind of local green vegetable. How people like to eat green vegetables in Rohingya amp । Mohammad Alam purchases kelani cress from people who collect this cress from the hills and sell it in camp.
  • [17th October 2020] Episode 130 – Interview: Mohamed Shofi is a person who clears the Rohingya camp road without money voluntarily. He cleans the streets willingly and makes the environment beautiful । There are various kinds of cake (local - pitha) made by Ukhiya and Rohingya camp people. Rice cake is one kind of them. Zohura Khatun, from the registered camp, has started to make and sell vhatpitha (rice cake) to the people । In this pandemic situation, people should be more careful to protect themselves from the corona. What people in the camp are doing to prevent diseases । In camp and Ukhiya, young children are suffering from various diseases due to lack of nutrition. Why the people of Ukhiya and Teknaf are suffering from malnutrition and how to avoid it । Dr. Titu Chandra Shil, officer, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare(MOHFW) of Teknaf upazila talked about this issue । Its very delicious to eat elephant apple (an edible acid fruit) and it has medicinal benefits. People of both communities like this fruit and its pickle very much. How the local people of Ukhiya prepare or eat Elephant Apples । Not only the local people of Ukhiya, but also the people of Rohingya camp like to eat Elephant Apple । Rabeya Khatun buys Elephant Apple from the market and sells a variety of items including pickles of it at the camp.
  • [24 October 2020] Episode 131 - Friendship between two persons with disabilities, Kamal Hossain and Hamid Hossain. Both stay in Kutupalong Registered Rohingya Camp. They meet 4।5 days a week after crossing । Eggplant is a favorite vegetable in Ukhiya. How much people like this vegetable in Ukhiya । Eggplant is also a favorite vegetable for Rohingya people. How many people fond of this vegetable in the Rohingya camp । Mohammad Ali is an eggplant seller. He describes how he collects eggplant and sells this in camp and host community people । “Harvest eggplant helps people to be young as soon as the skin becomes glossy. The flesh of green eggplant is more tender and the seeds smaller”, says Eggplant harvester Mohhammad Shahjahanid । Newton Chowdhury, Deputy Assistant Agriculture Officer of Ukhiya talks about eggplant cultivation in this region । Story on Greed leads to sin and sin leads to death.
  • [31 October 2020] Episode 132 - Pigeon keeping is the prehistoric hobby of humans. But nowadays Pigeons are being reared commercially in Ukhiya. Rabeya Begum is a woman entrepreneur who lives her life by pigeon keeping । Pigeon keeping in Camp । Abul Kashem, Deputy Assistant Livestock Officer of Ukhiya, talks about the beneficial aspects of pigeon keeping । Spiny gourd cultivates in Ukhiya by a woman entrepreneur Ramida । Rohingya people prefer to keep spiny gourd in their food menu. How did people like to eat this food । Ukhiya people also like to eat spiny gourd. How do people like to eat this food । Newton Chowdhury, Deputy Assistant Agriculture Officer of Ukhiya, talks about spiny gourd cultivation.
  • [07 November 2020] Episode 133 - Duck farming has now been a reliable source of promoting small-scale entrepreneurship in Rohingya camps as many unemployed people become self-reliant in this field.  Ducks need less expensive, simple, and non-elaborate housing facilities resulting in very less costs for setting up commercial duck farming businesses. Registered camp's Ameena Katun is also farming duck for her economic solvency । In many areas, duck rearing has started contributing a lot towards mitigating the problems to some extent. They can adapt to almost all types of environmental conditions. The ducks are mostly fed homemade feed in addition to what they are deriving from scavenging facilities. Ukhiya native Noju Mia tells us how to duck farming and how did he live on it । Ukhiya Upazila Deputy Assistant Livestock Officer Abul Kashem about duck farming issue । It is very beautiful to see the colorful flying kites in the sky. It's a fun game for the little child in the camp.  The school and madrasa are closed in Bangladesh for COVID. For entertainment in this leisure, they are flying kites । Kite is one kind of light toy which is flown in the sky with thread. If you see these different types of kites, you will see that the sky is full of colors. The little children in the camp make different types of kites and fly them in the sky । Red Amaranth is a popular food item in the camp and host community.  For its popularity, many farmers would like to cultivate it. Farmer Reaj Uddin is among them. He told our representative Abdul Aziz that how it would cultivate and its sale as well as what problems he would face । Red Amaranth contains vitamin A which prevents night blindness. It also helps to form blood in our body as well as cures kidney disorders. Having red color it tastes good and nutritious. Kamrunnahar told how host community people would eat red amaranth in different dishes.
  • [14 November 2020] Episode 134 - Hawking is one kind of floating business. In most cases, we can see that men are involved in that job. To do this job every one needs physical strength. But a couple of women do hawking to run their family. Rohingya refugee Jahanara and Ukyia's Amena Katun are among them । Bitter gourd is a unique vegetable-fruit used in Rohingya Camp. However, it tastes bitter, but fruit and seeds are used to make medicine. Apart from people would like to eat bitter gourd with salad, gravy, prawns, red lentils etc. । It's bitter to eat but bitter gourd is such a vegetable that has many benefits. So, the people of Ukhiya prefer to keep it on their food menu । Mohammed Ali sells bitter gourd in the Ukhiya market. He told about various issues of selling bitter gourd । Newton Chowdhury, Deputy Assistant Agriculture Officer of Ukhiya, talks about bitter gourd cultivation । The use of the trunk is still be seen in many places of Ukhiya and Camp. Mohammed Johar makes and sells trunks in the camp. He also teaches how to make trunks । Learning anything in the world is not in vain. If you know something, it can be used at some point. Mohammed Islam and Abdullah are learning trunk making from Johar in the camp । People always love beauty. It's really nice to see beautiful doors, windows, cuts inside the house. Which type of door’s design are the choice of Rohingya people । Abdul Amin makes different types of doors. He has a door-making shop in the camp. How he come in this business and run this.
  • [21 November 2020] Episode 135 - A radio dialogue was held at camp-2W on the necessity of Routine Immunization. This Radio Dialogue was organized by ACLAB-Radio Naf, supported by UNICEF C4D. Assistant Camp in charge, a doctor from RRRC, a doctor from UNICEF were present in the discussion, । The girls in the camp are doing all kinds of sewing to keep themselves well । Day event of world toilet day, organized by NGO forum, supported by UNHCR । What camp people learn when they participate in the event of world toilet day in registered camp । Rafiqul Islam, Camp Manager, NGO Forum told about the event of toilet day in registered camp. Why they arrange this event । How was the difference between the previous experience of using the toilet and now in the camp । Saiful Islam, Deputy Community Engagement Officer, NGO Forum told about how and why everyone needs to clean the toilet । Some youth in camp willingly involved with the teaching profession. Someone is for money; somebody is for mental satisfaction.
  • [28 November 2020] Episode 136 - Medicinal tree plantation is increasing in Ukhiya day by day । A radio dialogue was held at the camp 4 extension on the necessity of wearing a mask. This Radio Dialogue was organized by ACLAB।Radio Naf, supported by UNICEF C4D. Camp in charge and A doctor from UNICEF were present in the discussion । School and the learning center was close in camp for COVID. What camp children doing in this situation, rhyme or poem and song । Enamul Haque, Residential medical officer, Teknaf Upazila Health Complex told about how children can maintain their mental health in COVID situation । A drama on the necessity of maintaining hygiene rules to stay away from the corona । Dragon fruit is sweet fruit from a cactus plant. They are rounder and have a sour flavor. However, it has been seen at Cox's Bazar & Bandarban in Bangladesh. As the soil of hill track Cox's Bazar & Bandarban is suitable for Dragon fruit, many farmers want to cultivate dragon fruit.
  • [05 December 2020] Episode 137 - The lost Rohingya adolescent girl Popy Akter is back after 12 years. UNHCR has played an important role in rescuing Popy । Violence against women is increasing everywhere day by day. Women are being victimized in the Rohingya camp also । In the host community women are also victimized many times । Different types of NGOs and UN organizations are trying to reduce gender violence. For that reason, UN Women organized Orange Day । 16 days of activism to build awareness on End violence against women in the camp. About this campaign told by Mani Elizabeth Chakma, Gender officer of UN Women । International Day of Persons with Disabilities is an international observance promoted by the United Nations since 1992. This day is observed on December 3rd in the Kutupalong Rohingya camp by the Handicap International । One of the six seasons is late autumn. It's the month of Kartik and Agrahayan in Bangali Calander. It brings a cool atmosphere. After the arrival of the new paddy in this season, many changes take place between nature and man.
  • [12 December 2020] Episode 138 - Before coming winter, people start preparations. Ukhiya people take care of their health besides other necessary work । The autumn has finished. That’s why cold air is blowing in Ukhyia & Teknaf as well as camp. To be safe from cold air many Rohingya people open their previous winter clothes to wash. Apart from many of them wait for buying new winter clothes । At this time the winter cloth and cosmetics sales are in full swing. Many people in Ukhyia buy winter clothes and cosmetics according to their capabilities. That’s why every seller ready with their selling । The winter has started with cold air in Ukhyia & Teknaf. During this cold season, everyone is getting hungry frequently. That’s why everywhere eating food is common. Among the foods, everyone’s favorite dish is different types of vegetables. Due to the demand for vegetables, every farmer will plant seeds of vegetables. Ukhyia’s native Shajahan is one of them । Newton Chowdhury, Deputy Assistant Agriculture Officer of Ukhiya talks about winter vegetable cultivation in this region । Dr. Mohammad Shahin Abdur Rahman Chowdhury, Residential Medical Officer of Cox’s Bazar Sadar Hospital talks about how people keep their health safe and take care of themselves in the winter season । Violence against women is increasing day by day. Women are being victimized from home to the courthouse. Many NGOs and UN organizations are trying to reduce gender violence. The last day of UN Women organized Orange Day. 16 days of activism was held at camp 12 on the previous Thursday.
  • [19 December 2020] Episode 139 - Sand sculpture exhibition happened from 16th December at Labony point, Cox’s Bazar । How did the people of Ukhiya celebrate victory day in the COVID situation । A man who is selling the national flag, name Amanul Hoque. He came to Ukhiya from Chittagong only for selling the flag । Victory day observation in Kutupalong and what camp people feelings in victory day । Reporters talk with Swastika Sengupta about details martyred intellectuals day and victory day । Parimal Barua, Commander, Upazila Freedom Fighter Association, Ukhiya talks about the liberation war । Holiday market has been organized at Hotel Sea Palace in Cox’s Bazar. Here various types of products that are produced in the Rohingya camps are displayed here.
  • [26 December 2020] Episode 140 - Popular proverb in Ukhyia says that betel nut is the golden harvest of Ukhyia. Due to fewer natural disasters and having hardly any diseases, a bumper production of betel nuts has been seen in Cox's Bazar district. Over 2950 metric ton betel nuts have been produced along the Ukhyia. Every person related to the betel nuts business hopes to make a profit । What Rohingya people think about cleanliness and childcare । Interview from Dr. Mohammad Anamul Hoque, residential medical officer, Teknaf Upazila Health Complex about cleanliness and childcare by Joya Paul. (Radio Naf Content) । How were past time at a young age in Myanmar and present time in camp । Bokful is a popular item in Rohingya camp. How to camp people like to eat bokful । Bokful bhaja is a popular Bengali vegetable dish. How Ukhiya and Teknaf local people like to eat bokful । Mohammad Shofi plant bokful in camp. How he cultivates this and what amount of profit । Mohammad Masud Kutubi, Freedom Fighter, talks about the story of the liberation war.
  • [02 January 2021] Episode 141 - How Rohingyas have passed by the year 2020, shared their thoughts with Voice of Palong । How was host community residents in 2020, has shared their thoughts with Voice of Palong । Apart from all bad memories of 2020, all we now need is some hope, positive future, and liveliness to have a fresh start in 2021. Thoughts from Ukhiya residents । New year wish from Rohingya camp people । Bicha bean (local name – bicha shim – a local kind of bean) is a favorite vegetable in the Rohingya camp community. How people like to eat this bicha bean । Abu Siddik lives in Rohingya Camp 17. He cultivates bicha bean in his surrounding living place area । All students stay at the home for the COVID situation. In Ukhiya and Teknaf some student involves with extracurricular activities in their own house. Three students recite poems and sing songs । Two days Youth Scouts meeting held on Ukhiya model govt primary school on 26th and 27th December 2020 । Marble game is favorite in Ukhiya - Teknaf Area. Rohingya children also like this game.  Marble runs are fun to use because kids can learn how to create a specific path for marbles using multiple pieces. Abul Kalam is a marble game player talks about the various way of this game । Rahimullah sells marble in the camp. What kind of marble is in demand for children said Rahimullah.
  • [09 January 2021] Episode 142 - Rohingya refugee men join push to curb sexual violence. Volunteer outreach program in Bangladesh refugee settlements recruit’s men to challenge gender violence, forced marriages. UNHCR patronized this program and BRAC implement this in the Rohingya camp.  How men role model going to impact in the Rohingya camp । What is the main objective of these men role models? This program is supported by UNHCR. Samsad Khan, Senior Protection Assistance, UNHCR talks about this program । Shakh Jahidur Rahman, Project Manager (In।charge), SGBV, Humanitarian Crisis Management Programme, BRAC talks about the interview । Calabash is also known as bottle gourd. It is a favorite vegetable item in Rohingya camp. How people like to eat this । Nur Jahan cultivate calabash in the Rohingya camp. Benefits by cultivating calabash told by her । Calabash is also favorite vegetable item in Ukhiya. People like to eat this item with various dishes । Jaheda Begum cultivate calabash in her garden. Her garden situated in Ukhiya. Benefits of cultivating calabash । New year hope of Rohingya camp people.
  • [16 January 2021] Episode 143 -  Nowadays traffic congestion is decreasing in Ukhiya Court Bazar area. Traffic police is working hard to control this traffic jam. Traffic police, Upazila Chairman Hamidul Haque Chowdhury, Union Parishad Member, driver and general people says about this issue । There are various kinds of potato in Bangladesh. Aar potato (local name) is one kind of them. This potato is favorite food item in Rohingya camp. How people like to eat this । Sobbir Rahman cultivate Aar Alu in the Rohingya camp. How he cultivates this and how it’s profitable । Turkish chicken is one kind of chicken bread. Mohammad Zobayer, Turkish poultry rearing in Rohingya camp । Left over part after cutting paddy is useful for many things. It can be use as fertilizer । Seedbed is the local soil environment in which seeds are planted. Nowadays farmers are working to ready paddy seedbed. How to ready the paddy seedbed talks by Asish Barua । Chorachori game is favorite game in Rohingya camp among children. How they like to play this game । How do they play Chorachori game? Shafi Alam talks about this.
  • [23 January 2021] Episode 144 - Rooftop gardening has been becoming popular in Ukhiya. The cultivation of flowers, fruits including vegetables is now being cultivated regularly on the roof of the houses । At least 500 makeshift dwellings have been gutted in a fire at the Nayapara Rohingya refugee camp in Teknaf, Cox's Bazar on the second week of this month. On the 21th January, after taking government permission Kutupalong Registered camp dwellers extended their hand to the damaged people । After getting relief after the fire broke out how do Teknaf Nayapara Rohingya people feel । A motivational story told by Mohammad Ibrahim । New book has been distributed in Teknaf schools. After getting new book how students feel . Radio Naf content । Jhappung is a favorite game in the Rohingya camp. How this game played by children describe by Sajeda Akter । How Rohingya children like to play Jhappung game.
  • [30 January 2021] Episode 145 - Winter means suffering for people. To keep themselves warm, people do a lot of things. We will hear from the people of Rohingya camp, what they do to remain healthy in winter । How the people of Ukhiya and Teknaf pass their winter days । It’s winter with very lower temperature and on the other hand there is COVID 19 pandemic. How should people take care of themselves in this season to keep them safe, Dr. Shuvashish Chowdhury of Palong General Hospital gives necessary guidelines । Winter season brings us various types of fresh vegetables. What types of vegetables is preferred by people of Ukhiya । People from Rohingya camp also prefer fresh vegetables in winter । Winter means a combination of various winter cake (Local – Pitha) like vapa, chitol. The sweet smell of various winter cakes is everywhere. Nectar from persimmon’s tree enhances winter cake’s taste manifold । Drama for delivering guidelines on what to do in winter and COVID situation । People are starting to crowd in cosmetics shop to take care of their skin during winter. Jamal Uddin, a businessman of Ukhiya, talks about the cosmetics business in Ukhiya । Shaker Ullah, a cloth businessman, talks about the winter cloth business of Ukhiya.
  • [06 February 2021] Episode 146 - Vapa pitha is the most favorite pitha (winter cake) of Bangladesh. Winter means huge collection of vapa pitha through village and town. Even in Teknaf and Ukhiya it is same popular. Achiya Akter from Faliya para, Ukhiya, is going to tell us how this cake is made and how much popular it is । Even Rohingya camp is not deprived of various types of pitha or cake. Many of the camp dwellers can make this pitha. But most of the people prefer pitha from shops. Hajera Khatun is a vapa pitha maker, who is running her own Shop. She told us how does she make pitha and how much people love to have it । How much Rohingya people like vapa pitha? We will hear it from Rohingya people themselves । Winter is the perfect season for pitha made of rice powder, coconut and other things. How much local people of Ukhiya love to have vapa pitha, we will hear from them । Once upon a time, different types of pithas were made by dhekhi (husking pedal) with rice powder in every household of Bangladesh.  Now this dhekhi is way past. Yet Nurul Islam is keeping up the tradition of dheki in Kutupalong Bazar.  He is going to tell us why and How he did manage to keep up this tradition । Once dheki was the only medium of making rice powder and flour. During Nobanno, people gather around dheki to prepare rice powder and flour. And winter cake was made in every households. But with passing time these traditions are going to extinct. Yet Jahanara Begum from Ukhiya is keeping this tradition.  She is used to prepare rice powder । Rural dheki, the only medium of preparing rice powder, flour is now long lost with the evolution of time and invasion of mechanical civilization. Rice powder made by dheki (husking pedal) is different. How much people of Ukhiya know about dheki । Nowadays dheki is rare in villages of Bangladesh. Dheki was once used in even Rohingya camp dwellers. In modern times, the electric machine replaces dheki. What do Rohingya people think about dheki । Night Olympic Bar Football tournament is going on in Kutupalong, Ukhiya. Report regarding final match of this tournament । Cleaning campaign is going on different Rohingya camp. This campaign encourages to keep the surrounding area of own camp. Report regarding this campaign.
  • [13 February 2021] Episode 147 - Children are confined to home in corona. On the one hand, the school is closed and on the other hand, many parents are not allowing their children to leave the house for corona situation. In the meantime, besides studying at home many young children are playing various types of indoor games like ludo and chess. These sorts of sports are essential for the mental development of children । Love is a human emotion. Family members also have a love for each other. There is a report on the love of mothers, fathers, brothers, and sisters of different families in Ukhiya area on Valentine's Day । Early marriage is a social malady. Social awareness is needed to prevent early marriage. Many NGOs are working to create this awareness. One of them is ACLAB. A street drama has been organized by ACLAB to make everyone aware of the prevention of early marriage in Ratna Palong area of Ukhiya । Worms are a type of parasite that attack children due to unhealthy environment and eating habits.  What preventive measures do Rohingya camp residents take to prevent this worm । Dr. Shuvashis Chowdhury, a doctor at Palong General Hospital, gives details about worm medicine and prevention measures.
  • [20 February 2021] Episode 148 - February 21 is International Mother Language Day. The language martyrs are remembered with full respect by organizing a probhat ferry (morning procession) on that day. Sales in flower shops increase. Gias Uddin, an owner of flower shop in Ukhiya area is talking about trading flowers on the occasion of Ekushey February this year - Different pithas (cakes) of different flavors from different regions are the rural tradition of Bengal. Barak pitha is one of them. This cake is very popular in Ukhiya and Teknaf region. How much do people of Ukhiya and Teknaf region like Barak Pitha - Hasina Akhter is talking about how and what Barak Pitha is made of - Barak pitha is also popular in Rohingya camps. How much do camp people like this cake - Mohammad Ismail, a resident of the registered camp, makes barak pitha and sells them in the Rohingya camp. He is talking about his business of pitha - Many people can get sores or bumps in the mouth due to various reasons. Excessive tobacco use is also a factor. But many people in the Rohingya camp do various activities driven by superstitions when they have bumps or sores in mouth which should be avoided - Dr. Shuvashis Chowdhury, a doctor at Palong General Hospital, is telling details about the causes, prevention, and remedial measures of bumps or sores in mouth - Dr. Nayema Sifat, Medical Officer, Teknaf Upazila Health Complex, is telling details about COVID vaccination.
  • [27 February 2021] Episode 149 - Flowers of mustard plants can be used for cooking. How Rohingya people use this Mustard flowers । Rahima Khatun sells mustard flower in Rohingya camp. Rahima Khatun tells how she earns her livelihood and run household by spelling flowers । Hamida Begum is working as a security guard in Kutupalong registered camp under a private security company. She shared her experience of working as a security guard । Mohammad Yunus Tahim, Deputy in charge, Securex Pvt. Ltd is telling about his working as a guard by encouraging and cooperating with women । Telling the truth is a very good habit. A Story about telling truth । What hygiene rules are followed to be safe from Corona. What to do by Rohingya people about this issue. They talk about this । Dr. Nayema Sifat, Medical Officer, Teknaf Upazila Health Complex, is telling details about COVID Vaccination and hygiene rules during the COVID time.
  • [06 March 2021] Episode 150 - Antakshari is a musical game of the ending letter. It’s a spoken parlor game played in the sub-continent. This musical game by Voice of Palong Team । Greetings for Palonger Hota from Mohammad Rashidul Hasan, Head of Operation, ACLAB । Greetings for Palonger Hota from Jishu Barua, Program Manager, YPSA । Greetings for Palonger Hota from Mohammad Alamgir, Communication Specialist, UNICEF C4D, Cox’s Bazar । Reporters’ experience with Palonger Hota. Interview of Palonger Hota team member Mohammad Ibrahim, Yasmin Akter, and Mohammad Abdullah । Greetings for Palonger Hota from Iffath Yeasmine, Senior Communications and Public Information Assistant । Special quiz for the 150th episode. moderated by Yasmin Akter. Participant by Voice of Palong team । Greetings for Palonger Hota from Mahmudul Karim, Communication Associate, UN Woman । Drama about how Palonger Hota teamwork in the whole week. Drama by Voice of Palong team । How listeners in the camps feel about Palonger Hota.
  • [13 March 2021] Episode 151 - Marking the International Woman’s Day program: International Women's day celebration program in Ukhiya and camp । UN Women organize a festive program in Camp 5 for the celebration of women's day । The attitude of the people of the Rohingya camp towards a woman । The attitude of the people of the Bangladeshi society towards a woman । Poems about women । Ismat Ara Isu, a woman entrepreneur. The story of a woman entrepreneur । Momtaz Begum, a woman entrepreneur in Rohingya camp. She has a tea stall in camp । Women are moving forward in everything. They are being associated with different professions. Involvement of Rohingya and host community woman in different sector । Camp life of women and After the wedding, how women are । Salma Begum is helping her family by working as a cobbler.
  • [20 March 2021] Episode 152 - Marking the COVID vaccination special episode: What the people of Ukhiya are thinking about corona vaccine । What the people of Rohingya Camp are thinking about corona vaccine । How is it and feelings after the COVID vaccination. Feelings of Ukhiya People । Public Service Announcement (PSA) on COVID vaccination । Radio Dialogue in Moheshkhali about the COVID vaccination. Organizing by ACLAB with the support of UNICEF । Radio Dialogue in Cox’s Bazar about the COVID vaccination. Organizing by ACLAB with the support of UNICEF । Interview from BGB camp Shachi chowdury Jam e Mosjid Imam Moulana Aman Ullah. He told about COVID Vaccination issue on the eye of Islam । Interview from Dr. Iffat Ara Chowdhury, UNICEF. She told about COVID Vaccination issue । Awareness Drama on COVID vaccination issue. Drama by Voice of Palong team.
  • [27 March 2021] Episode 153 - Special episode on fire Burn in Balukhali: Many houses have been reduced to ashes in Rohingya refugee camp fire. The sufferings of people in Balukhali fire burnt area । What happened on 22 March 2021? What happened next? What the Home Minister and RRRC commissioner said । Many family members have lost their lives in the fire. They are speechless after losing family members । The house of the host community was also burnt in the fire. Helpless Bangladeshis like Rohingya people । What is the present condition of pregnant and sick women after fire incident । Many people could not be found after the fire. Family members reported missing people । What is the condition of the burnt camp now after the fire । The people of the camp are turning around, building new houses with new hope । Hasina Akter Huq, Area Director of the Humanitarian Crisis Management Program (HCMP) of BRAC told about their emergency work in the fire incident । Louise Donovan, Communications/PI Officer of UNHCR told about their emergency work in the fire incident । Shashanka Shadi, Emergency Response Specialist of Unicef told about their emergency work in the fire incident । Mohammed Shahidul Islam, Head of Rohingya Response Program of YPSA told about their emergency work in the fire incident.
  • [03 April 2021] Episode 154 - For the first time the ‘Audio Festival 2021’ has been held on Cox’s Bazar on Sunday 28 March, 2021. YPSA was organizing the event in association with Community Radio Naf, supported by DW Akademie । After being burnt in the fire, the affected Rohingya people are slowly recovering. The house is rising again in the burnt place । Public Service Announcement (PSA) on how people can save themselves from fire । Stand up: celebration of world water day in the Kutupalong Registered Camp । What Rohingya people think about drinking of safe water । Md. Saiful Islam, Community Engagement Officer, NGO Forum told about the importance of drinking safe water । Rafiqul Islam, Officer, NGO Forum told about the importance of celebrating world water day in the Kutupalong Registered Camp । March 20 is celebrated as International Day of Happiness. What do Ukhiya people mean by happiness । Meaning of happiness to Rohingya people । The International Organization for Migration (IOM) recently organized a two-days long conference on suicide prevention in Cox's Bazar to raise awareness and build the capacity of mental health in Bangladesh । For reducing child marriage UN Woman organized a program in Camp 18
  • [10 April 2021] Episode 155 - What types of preparations are taken for upcoming Ramadan by people of Rohingya camp । What kinds of upcoming Ramadan preparation are taken by people of Ukhiya । A Radio Dialogue about adolescent mental health and psychological support in Camp 2W. Organizing by Radio Naf and supported by UNICEF । What are the people of Ukhiya thinking about Pohela Boishakh in COVID।19 pandemic । Pohela Boisakh is coming in the middle of COVID pandemic. Earlier Pohela Boisakh brings blooming business for businessman. What are the present thinking of Ukhiya businessman for Pohela Boisakh । Public Service Announcement (PSA) on hand wash । Government of Bangladesh announces for lockdown for one week to minimize COVID pandemic. What is the thinking of Ukhiya people regarding this lockdown । Reaction of Rohingya people regarding lockdown to minimize COVID pandemic । Public Service Announcement (PSA) on wearing mask । Movement is prohibited without mask through camp check posts. Some youths are selling mask in camp check posts using this opportunity । Rohingya people are prohibited to pass throughout the check posts without mask. For this reason, selling mask in the check post is convenient for them । Public Service Announcement (PSA) on How will people save themselves from fire । Drama about How will people safe themselves from fire.
  • [17 April 2021] Episode 156 – COVID-19 Situation in Cox’s Bazar and Bangladesh narration । Public Service Announcement (PSA) on hand wash, stay home, maintain lockdown and government’s instruction about healthcare facilities । Stand up: corona situation at Ukhiya. How people are adapting to this situation । Reporter’s talk about lockdown situation and guidelines of government । Stand up: corona situation at Kutupalong. How Kutupalong residents are coping with the situation । How much the people in the Rohingya camp are aware of Corona । How much the people in the host community are aware of Corona । Pohela Boishakh amid second wave of Covid-19. No outdoor Pohela Boishakh celebrations this year । Public Service Announcement (PSA) on health guideline । Puthi about Covid Vaccination issue. Awareness Puthi (song), sung by Raju Akther, developed by Palonger Hota team । Key message from Islamic Foundation for COVID situation by Imam from Cox’s Bazar Moulana Aman Ullah । Dr. Pronoy Rudra, Medical Officer, Teknaf Upazila Health Complex talked about COVID guideline and vaccination.
  • [24 April 2021] Episode 157 – COVID-19 Situation in Cox’s Bazar and Bangladesh narration । In corona virus situation how Rohingya People take their Iftar during Ramadan । In coronavirus situation how Ukhiya people take their Iftar during Ramadan । Drama on social awareness – How to keep themselves safe from coronavirus by maintaining the rules of hygiene. Drama by Voice of Palong Team । Senoara Begum, live in Rohingya Camp with her family. How she cooks her Iftar in this time । Public Service Announcement (PSA) on hand wash, stay home, maintain lockdown and government’s instruction about healthcare facilities । Artulation is working on the mental development of housebound children in COVID time. They make various art on the walls of different schools by the children । Puthi about Covid Vaccination issue. supported by UNICEF C4D.
  • [01 May 2021] Episode 158 - May Day, history narration । COVID-19 Situation in Cox’s Bazar and Bangladesh narration । Stand up: corona situation at Ukhiya । Stand up: corona situation at Kutupalong – How Kutupalong residents are coping with the situation । What Rohingya people do during Ramadan and COVID time । During Ramadan and COVID time what to do by host community people । Public Service Announcement (PSA) on hand wash, stay home, maintain lockdown and government’s instruction about healthcare facilities । Dr. Md. Abdullah Al Mamum, Medical Officer, Teknaf Upazila Health Complex told about how to be safe from COVID । Cucumber is most favorite during the Ramadan. How Rohingya people like it । Mohammad Hossain selling cucumber in Kutupalong registered camp.
  • [09 May 2021] Episode 159 - COVID-19 situation in Cox’s Bazar and Bangladesh narration । Voxpop: how much people in Rohingya camp are aware of coronavirus । What do people in host community know about coronavirus । Interview with Mohammad Alamgir, C4D expert of UNICEF, Cox’s Bazar and Risk Communication Technical working group lead, about the preparation of tackling corona virus pandemic । Quiz: questions prepared to inform answers on corona virus awareness among communities. Developed and performed by Palonger Hota team. Moderation by Jahid Hossain । Dr. Saifuddin Akter, Health Officer, UNICEF told how people can safe from coronavirus and what to do । One of the virtues of fasting in the month of Ramadan is our eagerness to give to those who are suffering, domestically and around the world. The Spiritual Virtues of Ramadan told by Maulana Nurul Amin । Interview Eid preparation in camp.
  • [15 May 2021] Episode 160 - Corona situation report for the entire week in Bangladesh and especially in Cox's Bazar । Ukhiya people have celebrated Eid amidst epidemics like Corona. What were the circumstances in Ukhiya on Eid day? । Eid-ul-Fitr, the biggest religious festival of the Muslim community, has been celebrated in Corona. How did the Rohingyas celebrate Eid in the Corona situation? How is Eid day celebrated in the Rohingya camp? । How did the camp people celebrate Eid in the Corona epidemic?  । Lockdown was going on all over the country due to Corona. In the meantime, how the people of Ukhiya shared Eid happiness । Eid salami doubles the joy of Eid-ul-Fitr. Especially children get more pleasure from it. Ukhiya children are happy to get Eid salami । What was the joy of getting Eid salami among the camp children? Voxpop । Eid means a combination of different foods. The news of various cooking in the camp on Eid day । Eid day means semai, noodles and other food items. What type of food is cooked by Ukhiya people on the Eid occasion? । Dr. Saifuddin Akter, Health Officer, UNICEF told how people give corona vaccine and what to do. How UNICEF work to aware people of Corona.
  • [22 May 2021] Episode 161 - Corona situation report for the entire week in Bangladesh and especially in Cox's Bazar । Zoom in show report on hygiene rules about Corona. Organized by ACLAB-Radio Naf. Supported with DW Akademie. Guest - Mousumi Tripura, UNICEF C4D Officer, Cox’s Bazar and Afia Jahan Rashni, Assistant Surgeon, Ukhiya Health Complex । The Bangladesh government has banned all types of fishing in Bangladesh maritime water areas for 65 days from May 20. Reporters' talk detailed discussion । Litchi is one of the popular fruits of Ukhiya and Teknaf area. How much they like to eat it? । Rohingyas also like to eat litchi । Ismail sells litchi and runs his family. From Where he buys and to where he sells it? । Cyclone Yash is coming. At the same time, it is time for a cyclone. What are the Rohingyas thinking about all this? । Lockdown has increased again to prevent corona. The reaction Rohingya people of the Rohingya camp । Lockdown is going on all over the country to prevent corona. The response of the people of Ukhiya on this lockdown Corona situation.
  • [29 May 2021] Episode 162 - Corona situation report for the entire week in Bangladesh and especially in Cox's Bazar । Cyclone Yash Reports: how scared the host people and the Rohingya were, how much damage was done । Drama to make the general public aware of dealing with cyclones । Cyclone season is ongoing now. What are the organizations' preparations for that? Sazzad Ansari, Program Coordinator, IFRC spoke about this । Abdullah Al Mamun, Medical Officer, Teknaf Upazila Health Complex spoke about what to do to prevent corona.
  • [05 June 2021] Episode 163 - Corona situation report for the entire week in Bangladesh and especially in Cox’s Bazar । Due to the deteriorating situation in Corona, Ukhiya's Rajapalang Union has been declared a separate red zone area. How aware are the people of Ukhiya about the corona virus and what they think about the lockdown, the red zone? । The situation in the Rohingya camps is deteriorating day by day. How much the people of the Rohingya camp are aware of Corona । How the people of the Rohingya camp are spending their days in Corona. The situation of Rohingya camps । What is the situation in Ukhiya after Red Zone was declared । Watermelon is a popular fruit. It became quite popular in hot weather. How do Ukhiya's people like watermelon? । Many Rohingya people also like to eat this watermelon । Watermelon farmer Shaheda Akter. She has changed his destiny by cultivating watermelon । Watermelon trader Mohammad Rashid of Kutupalong market. How watermelon is traded, how to run his family । Nabi Hossain sold watermelons while walking in different blocks of the camp. How is his watermelon trade? । The weather is not very good yet. As well as the cyclone season is ongoing. How different companies are preparing for the cyclone in Corona. At the same time, what should ordinary people do to deal with this cyclone? Sazzad Ansari, Program Coordinator of IFRC said about this.

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