ANKARA 

Turkey’s Diyanet Foundation (TDV) has launched awareness campaign to mitigate the spread of coronavirus pandemic, and provided aid for the persecuted Rohingya community in refugee camps in southeastern Bangladeshi district of Cox’s Bazar.

The foundation has distributed hand sanitizers and detergents among the refugees besides raising public awareness to fight COVID-19 which has killed over 53,100 people globally, it said in a statement on Thursday.

“[TDV] distributed hand sanitizers and detergents among the 300 poor families of Baharchar along the Sagar border with the help of local youth community,” said Mehmet Fatih Altas, Cox’s Bazar field coordinator of the

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