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09 Jun 2017 description

Dear colleagues,

As of 8 June (1200hrs, UTC+5:30), an estimated 603,000 people are affected in 12 districts. A total of 212 deaths have been confirmed and 78 people remain missing. Over 3,000 houses have been destroyed and 20,285 are partially damaged.

DMC also reported a significant decrease in the number of people in safe locations. About 14,655 people remain temporarily displaced in 159 safe locations compared to 72,000 people inside safe locations last week.

08 Jun 2017 description

This report is the collaboration of Save the Children and the Asia Pacific Refugee Rights Network with funding support from the Oak Foundation.

08 Jun 2017 description

The government of Bangladesh has decided to provide a cash assistance of US $ 500, 000 to support the victims of recent flood and landslides in Sri Lanka which killed more than 100 people and caused severe damage to livelihood and properties of thousand others. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina declared this cash donation today in Dhaka. Earlier, she wrote to Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena condoling the deaths of Sri Lankan people and offered sympathy to the people who suffered from this devastating natural calamity that hit the country on 25th May.

07 Jun 2017 description

This map illustrates satellite-detected possible damaged shelter structures in Kutupalong Refugee Camp, Palong Khali Union and Cox Bazar District, Chittagong Division, Bangladesh. The UNITAR-UNOSAT analysis used Pleiades satellite imagery acquired the 6th and the 7th June 2017 as post-images. The UNITAR-UNOSAT analysis identified 1,105 possible damaged shelter structures within the extent of the camp. Kindly note that the number of possible shelter damaged structures could have been under or overestimated in some areas due to the cloud cover and the delimitation of the camp extent.

07 Jun 2017 description
report Finn Church Aid

Digital and tech workshops in Greece by Finn Church Aid support integration and expand the horizons of young people by offering skills that are vital in today’s digital world. After a successful two-month pilot in Athens, the plan is to expand to other locations in Greece if suitable partners jump onboard.

07 Jun 2017 description
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Key Facts

2,200 Estimated number of UAC currently in Greece based on analysis from referrals to EKKA (as of 2 June 2017)

1,282 Total number of places available in UAC shelters (filled, pending assigned cases as of 2 June, including 104 vacant places in the process to be filled)

1,118 Total number of UAC on waiting list for shelter (as of 2 June) including:

•197 in Reception and Identification Centers •50 in protective custody

07 Jun 2017 description

This map illustrates satellite-detected potentially damaged buildings in Cox?s Bazar Paurashava Union, Chittagong Division, Bangladesh.The UNITAR-UNOSAT analysis used a Pleiades satellite image acquired 01 June 2017 and could identify 451 potentially damaged structures within the extent of Cox?s Bazar Paurashava Union.Kindly note that the number of damaged structures could have been underestimated due to the cloud cover and the characteristics of the image.This is a preliminary analysis and has not yet been validated in the field. Please send ground feedback to UNITAR - UNOSAT.

07 Jun 2017 description

This information bulletin reflects the current situation and action taken by Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement (the Movement) to date. The Bangladesh Red Cross Society (BDRCS), with the support of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) received an allocation of CHF 110,111 from Disaster Relief Emergency Fund (DREF) on 31 May 2017 to provide immediate relief to the population affected by Tropical Cyclone Mora (TC Mora). BDRCS is currently mobilizing its response through the DREF allocation.

06 Jun 2017 description
report BioMed Central

Conflict and Health201711:9 DOI: 10.1186/s13031-017-0112-2©  The Author(s). 2017

Received: 1 November 2016Accepted: 26 March 2017Published: 31 May 2017

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06 Jun 2017 description

This map illustrates satellite-detected potentially affected shelters in Leda refugee camp in Nhilla Union, Cox s Bazar District, and Chittagong Division of Bangladesh. About 18,350 people are registered in this camp. The UNITAR-UNOSAT analysis used a Pleiades satellite image acquired 05 June 2017 and could identify 215 possible damaged shelter structures within the extent of the camp. Kindly note that the number of damaged shelters could have been underestimated as some groups of shelter structures might be identified as one structure.

06 Jun 2017 description

This map illustrates satellite-detected potentially affected shelters in Nayapara refugee camp in Teknaf Union, Cox s Bazar District, and Chittagong Division of Bangladesh. About 12,500 people are registred in this camp. The UNITAR-UNOSAT analysis used a Pleiades satellite image acquired the 05th of June 2017 and could identify 560 possible damaged shelter structures within the extent of the camp.

06 Jun 2017 description
report UN Women

By Marie Sophie Sandberg Pettersson

Cox’s Bazar district, Bangladesh — UN Women in partnership with the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) is helping provide emergency shelters and other supports to ensure the safety and protection of thousands of women in the two Rohingya refugee camps in Cox’s Bazar district in southeast Bangladesh that was struck by Cyclone Mora in the morning of 30 May 2017 this week. At least 27 of the refugees were injured by the storm.

06 Jun 2017 description
  • 6.8 M required for 2017

  • 0 contributions received

  • 6.8 M funding gap for the Bay Of Bengal Situation

All figures are displayed in USD

06 Jun 2017 description
  • 132.3 M required for 2017
  • 24.6 M contributions received, representing 19% of requirements
  • 107.7 M funding gap for South East Asia

All figures are displayed in USD

06 Jun 2017 description
report Radio Free Asia

Lawmakers from western Myanmar’s Rakhine state urged the government on Monday to build more ethnic Rakhine villages in Muslim-majority townships in the northern part of the state where a recent four-month crackdown on Rohingya Muslims forced tens of thousands of people to flee.

Replying to a question by Rakhine state legislator Thet Tun Aung during a meeting in the upper house of the state parliament, General Than Htut, deputy minister of border affairs, said 36 ethnic Rakhine villages had already been built in Buthidaung and Maungdaw townships.

05 Jun 2017 description

Total arrivals (1 Jan - 04 Jun 2017): 60,447

Total arrivals (1 Jan - 04 Jun 2016): 48,189

Total arrivals 1 Jun - 04 Jun 2017 138

Total arrivals 1 Jun - 04 Jun 2016 338

Average daily arrivals in June 2017: 5

Average daily arrivals in May 2017: 744

Dead and missing in 2017 (as of 04 Jun) 1,778

Dead and missing in 2016 (as of 04 Jun) 2,856

Dead and missing in 2016 5,096

05 Jun 2017 description

This publication shows how change works. It is a collection of 10 transformative development stories for development practitioners. It explains how the featured projects have yielded lasting, far-reaching results, and accelerated early progress on multiple Sustainable Development Goals. The interventions profiled here demonstrate how much can happen when commitment is sustained, and when governments, private sector, civil society and UNDP work together. Innovation, delivering at large-scale, and partnership are key elements of the successful projects in the publication.

05 Jun 2017 description

By Hassan Ahmadul, Red Cross Red Crescent Climate Centre, Dhaka

The Bangladesh Red Crescent Society (BDRCS) yesterday distributed a humanitarian cash grant to 2,300 households threatened by Cyclonic Storm Mora, then over the east-central Bay of Bengal and intensifying.