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13 Jun 2017 description

Dhaka/Kuala Lumpur, 13 June 2017 – Southeast Bangladesh is reeling from the effects of the monsoon season as days of severe rains have triggered landslides in the Chittagong Hills, reportedly killing more than 40 people and leaving dozens missing.

13 Jun 2017 description

BANGLADESH - The United Nations remains concerned about the safety and welfare of victims of Severe Cyclone Storm Mora, two days after it damaged homes and facilities across the southern part of Bangladesh.

13 Jun 2017 description

Total Assessments: 9

Verified Return Villages: 4

Refugee Villages of Origin: 3

Background information

13 Jun 2017 description

Total Assessments: 161

Verified Return Villages: 55

Refugee Villages of Origin: 109

Background information

13 Jun 2017 description

Total Assessments: 73

Verified Return Villages: 34

Refugee Villages of Origin: 53

Background information

13 Jun 2017 description

Total Assessments: 132

Verified Return Villages: 30

Refugee Villages of Origin: 58

Background information

13 Jun 2017 description

Total Assessments: 497

Verified Return Villages: 184

Refugee Villages of Origin: 300

Background information

13 Jun 2017 description

Total Assessments 122

Verified Return Villages 61

Refugee Villages of Origin 77

Background information

13 Jun 2017 description

Total Verified Refugee Population* 100,388
* (Verification Exercise conductedfrom Jan-Apr 2015 and subsequent data changes to-date)

Registered population 50,301

Unregistered population 50,087

13 Jun 2017 description
report The Irrawaddy

By Nyein Nyein

Around 950 people who fled fighting in the villages of Tanai Township, Kachin State, continue to take temporary shelter at the churches and monasteries in Tanai town, as the authorities have reportedly barred the opening of camps for internally displaced persons (IDPs).

12 Jun 2017 description

Denied access to the national education system, Shamshidha is among refugee children attending informal schools in Malaysia where refugees have no legal status.

By: Elisabet Diaz Sanmartin in Kuala Lumpur

Eighteen-year-old Rohingya refugee Shamshidah did not set foot inside a classroom until she was well into her teens, and today she is still beating the odds against her getting an education.

11 Jun 2017 description

Shelter

9.300 HouseholdsTargeted
2,200 Reached
3 Makeshift settlements
2 Refugee Camps

Partners: IOM, ACF, UNHCR, UNICEF, Save the Children

• A total 9,300 households with severe shelter damage, and lacking the capacity to self-repair, are targeted for the first phase (4,000 targeted for Kutupalong, 1,500 for Balukhali, 2,300 for Leda, 1,500 for Shamlapur) of response for emergency shelter and NFI distribution in three makeshift settlements and Shamlapur.

11 Jun 2017 description

Key Figures

30 Partners

76 Unions with partner presence

74,000 UMNs New Arrivals since Oct 2016

100,000 UMNs in makeshift settlements

33,000 Registered refugees in two camps

Overview

11 Jun 2017 description

During the holy month of Ramadan, the prices of essential items including— rice, chickpea (Sona), beef, onion, sugar, edible oil and fish have been increasing in kitchen markets in Maungdaw Townships, Nir Ahmed from Maungdaw said.

Suddenly, the prices of essential commodities have been skyrocketing in Maungdaw at the beginning of the holy month of Ramadan, Nir Ahmed added.

10 Jun 2017 description
report Trócaire, Oxfam

Voices of women in conflict in Myanmar

Posted by Niamh O'Byrne

Since the conflict reignited in 2011 in Kachin State, Myanmar, over 100,000 internally people remain living in internally displaced persons (IDP) camps. To date, efforts at brokering peace have not resulted in a cessation of armed conflict.