May 18, 2015: Aid Supplies are low for Rohingya and Bangladesh migrants in Indonesia. About 1,500 people rescued from sinking boats are currently in camps in Aceh, but officials say aid supplies are low.
With conditions on board growing increasingly desperate thousands more people departing persecution and poverty are believed to still be at sea and despite this, no country has said it will take the migrants in.
After giving them water and food Thailand, Malaysia and Indonesia have all been turning boats away. Only those who make it to shore or who are rescued from sinking boats are given shelter. Officials in Indonesia’s Aceh department have said that they are struggling to cope with an entrants of migrants fleeing Myanmar and Bangladesh.