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03 Jul 2015 description
report UN Population Fund

KUALA CANGKOI, Aceh, Indonesia – “How far along are you?” a midwife asks a pregnant woman, making a hand gesture over her stomach area.

Without saying anything, the expectant mother puts up one hand.

“Five months,” confirms the aid worker, holding up her own hand in unison.

The woman nods.

“And your age? How old are you?”

The woman flashes both hands three times.

“30?” the midwife repeats, imitating the woman’s hand actions.

The woman nods.

03 Jul 2015 description
report Islamic Relief

We have launched a campaign to support the Rohingya community from Burma. Donate today to help us provide food and other essential items to those in need.

According to UN estimates, about 25,000 migrants left Myanmar and Bangladesh on rickety smugglers’ boats in early 2015. Some have been abandoned by their traffickers with little food or water. Many of them are women and young children. The government in Myanmar does not recognize the Rohingya as citizens, denies them freedom to travel and access to education in Myanmar and has refused to accept any back.

02 Jul 2015 description

Thanks to the joint efforts of the Bangladesh Red Crescent Society (BDRCS) and the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), 24 unaccompanied minors are able to return home to their families, having been lured by traffickers to pursue a better life abroad.

02 Jul 2015 description
report NIRAPAD

INTRODUCTION

This report is prepared to contribute to the SCA regional consultation to be held in the last week of July 2015 in Dushanbe, Tajikistan. It aims to help map out the key challenges and opportunities for humanitarian action in South and Central Asia through informing the humanitarian challenges in Bangladesh and the key issues for rationalizing and improving humanitarian response. It focuses on natural and man-made hazards but does not include conflicts.

01 Jul 2015 description

OUTLOOK

  • The Brahmaputra, Ganges, Surma-Kushiyara river Systems are in rising trend while the Jamuna and the Padma river Systems are in falling trend.

  • The Brahmaputra-Jamuna and the Padma may likely to rise in next 48 hours.

  • The Ganges and the Upper Meghna river may remain steady in next 48 hours.

30 Jun 2015 description

South East Asian governments have so far failed to take sufficient action to protect refugees and migrants one month after a key summit to address the crisis that saw thousands of people stranded on boats over the past months, Amnesty International said in an open letter today.

The Special Meeting on Irregular Migration in the Indian Ocean in Bangkok on 29 May brought 17 countries together to discuss the humanitarian crisis unfolding in the Andaman Sea and the Bay of Bengal.

30 Jun 2015 description

Highlights

  • The pace of general and food inflation in the region slowed in May increasing 2.7 and 2.5 percent, respectively.

  • In Afghanistan, greater internal displacements of food insecure populations are expected in the coming winter because of insufficient food availability and barriers to food access.

  • Stabilization policy efforts in India continue to mitigate the price volatility of vegetables, in particular for onion and potato.

30 Jun 2015 description

hailand - The Government of Japan is committing USD 2.5 million to IOM in Thailand in response to IOM’s USD 26 million appeal to assist those affected by the migrant crisis in the Andaman Sea.

Japanese funding will provide for temporary shelter and non-food items (NFIs) such as blankets, clothes and hygiene kits, health and nutritional support and psychosocial support to stranded migrant men, women and children in Bangladesh, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar and Thailand.

30 Jun 2015 description

OUTLOOK

  • The Brahmaputra, Ganges, Surma-Kushiyara river Systems are in rising trend while the Jamuna and the Padma river Systems are in falling trend.

  • The Brahmaputra-Jamuna may slightly to rise in next 48 hours.

  • The Ganges-Padma river may rise and the Meghna river may likely to fall in next 72 hours.

30 Jun 2015 description
report IRIN

By Mubashar Hasan

COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh, 30 June 2015 (IRIN) -

Karim Khan* is out of work, but that’s not a bad thing.

He spent two years transporting would-be migrants on his fishing trawler from the coast of Bangladesh to large boats anchored far offshore. The passengers had paid to be smuggled into Malaysia in the hope of finding work there. But Khan was actually delivering them into the hands of human traffickers who would hold them for ransom.

29 Jun 2015 description

OUTLOOK

  • The Brahmaputra, Ganges river Systems are in rising trend while the Jamuna, the Padma and the Surma-Kushiyara river Systems are in falling trend.
  • The Brahmaputra-Jamuna may slightly to rise in next 72 hours.
  • The Ganges-Padma river may rise and the Meghna river may likely to fall in next 72 hours.
29 Jun 2015 description
report Reuters - AlertNet

DHAKA, June 28 (Reuters) - At least 23 people have died in flash floods and landslides triggered by heavy rains that lashed southeastern Bangladesh, officials said on Sunday.

Read the full article on Reuters - AlertNet

28 Jun 2015 description

Highlights

Current Status:

According to the NDRCC report dated June 28, 2015,

The districts Cox’s Bazar and Bandarban are experiencing falling trend of flash flood and situation is improving from last night.

From the temporary flood shelter people have started returning to their home in Bandarban district.

RAINFALL AND RIVER SITUATION SUMMARY AS ON JUNE 28, 2015.

  • The Brahmaputra-Jamuna and the Surma-Kushiyara river systems are in falling trend which may like to continue in next 48 hours.

28 Jun 2015 description

OUTLOOK

  • The Brahmaputra-Jamuna and the Surma-Kushiyara river systems are in falling trend which may like to continue in next 48 hours.

  • The Ganges-Padma are in rising trend which may start to fall in next 24 hours.

27 Jun 2015 description

Highlights

RAINFALL AND RIVER SITUATION SUMMARY AS ON JUNE 27, 2015.

  • The Jamuna, the Ganges-Padma and rivers in south-eastern hill basins are in rising trend while the Brahmaputra and the Surma-Kushiyara river systems are in falling trend.

  • The Brahmaputra-Jamuna and Surma-Kushiyara may like to fall in next 48 hour.

  • The Ganges may likely to rise in next 48 hours.