001: Bengali refugees in India
Historical photo set- no.7: The flight of 10 million Bengalis to India in 1971 ranks as the
most dramatic exodus of the 20th century. UNHCR acted as focal point for a vast relief operation
which allowed millions of people to survive in 800 camps despite monsoon rains and flooding.
A massive repatriation program started when Bangladesh was created in Dec 1971.
Photo: UNHCR/WHO/2096/1971/D. Henrioud
002: India/Focal Point/Bengali refugees/November 1971
003: Historical photo set No. 8: Camp for Bengali refugees in India.
Photo: UNHCR/2092/1971/World Food Programme/Trevor Page