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A new Joint Response Plan for the Rohingya humanitarian crisis has been launched today in Geneva. It requests US$951 million to provide life-asaving ssistance to 1.3 million people, including Rohingya refugees who fled Myanmar to Bangladesh and local host communities.
The priority needs in the plan, which covers the March-December 2018 timeframe, include food, water and sanitation, shelter, and medical care.
PART I: CRISIS AND NEEDS OVERVIEW
OVERVIEW OF THE CRISIS
Since 25 August 2017, targeted violence against Rohingya communities in Rakhine State, Myanmar, has forced 671,000 people - mostly women and children - to flee their homes. This exodus has become one of the fastest growing refugee crises in the world.
Since 25 August 2017, targeted violence against Rohingya communities in Rakhine State, Myanmar, has forced 671,000 people, mostly women and children, to flee their homes. This exodus has become one of the fastest growing refugee crises in the world. The Government of Bangladesh opened its borders to Rohingya refugees and continues to lead the humanitarian response. In support of these eorts, the humanitarian community has rapidly scaled up its operations.
Funds will meet the urgent needs of nearly 900,000 refugees and more than 330,000 vulnerable Bangladeshis in the communities hosting them.
By Tim Gaynor in Kutupalong Refugee Settlement, Bangladesh | 16 March 2018
When they fled Myanmar violence six months ago, Mohammad Islam and his family had nothing to eat and were sleeping in the open lashed by monsoon rains.
GENEVA (16 March 2018) - The Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights concluded today the consideration of the initial report of Bangladesh on measures taken to implement the provisions of the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights.
International Development Secretary reacts to the release of the Joint Response Plan
Reacting to the release of the Joint Response Plan for the Rohingya Humanitarian Crisis, International Development Secretary Penny Mordaunt said:
"I urge the international community to continue to support the Government of Bangladesh to find the best solutions to protect Rohingya victims of ethnic cleansing who are in dire need. The UK has led the way to help alleviate suffering and meet humanitarian needs in Cox’s Bazar, and will continue to be a leading donor.
Joint UNHCR/IOM Press Release
16 March 2018
United Nations agencies and NGO partners today released the 2018 Joint Response Plan (JRP) for the Rohingya Humanitarian Crisis, a US$951 million appeal to meet the urgent needs of nearly 900,000 Rohingya refugees and more than 330,000 vulnerable Bangladeshis in the communities hosting them.
**COX's BAZAR –With monsoon rains on their way, the World Food Programme (WFP) urgently needs more funding to continue providing food assistance Rohingya refugees and local Bangladeshis living in the Cox’s Bazar area close to the border with Myanmar. **
“WFP is providing vital food supplies to people who have lost everything and working closely with partners to reduce the risks of the oncoming rainy season - by improving access to the mega camp via foot trails and feeder roads, improving drainage channels and stabilising slopes,” said WFP Emergency Coordinator Peter Guest.