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- ISCG Situation Report: Rohingya Refugee Crisis, Cox’s Bazar | 25 February 2018
- UN launches 2018 appeal for Rohingya refugees and Bangladeshi host communities
GENEVA, 16 March 2018 -*This is a summary of what was said by Marixie Mercado, UNICEF spokesperson in Geneva – to whom quoted text may be attributed – at today's press briefing at the Palais des Nations in Geneva.*
UNICEF’s portion of the Rohingya Joint Response Plan being launched later today is for $113 million to meet the needs of 720,000 children – Rohingya as well as Bangladeshi children in the communities hosting them – through the end of 2018.
This profile provides an overview of water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) infrastructure within Leda D Camp in Teknaf, Cox’s Bazar. Primary data for this round was collected between 4-20 February 2018. Findings should be considered indicative only.
IOM presented this week the results of a rapid assessment on Mental Health and Psychosocial Support conducted to identify the main factors affecting mental health and psychosocial wellbeing as well as coping strategies of the Rohingya refugees displaced in Cox’s Bazar. Key findings and recommendations are available on p.4.
671,000 new arrivals are reported as of 15 February, according to IOM Needs and Population Monitoring (NPM) Round 8 site assessment. The full dataset can be found here. The decrease is not a result of population return, but rather the use of a more detailed and accurate methodology to estimate total population figures.
This action plan is jointly developed by the PSEA Network with the objective to strengthen the overall capacity to prevent and respond to SEA and is based on the key elements of the MOS‐PSEA:
Management and coordination:
Engagement with and support of local community population including raising beneficiary awareness on PSEA and support to establish effective community‐based complaints mechanisms.
As of 10 March 2018, a total of 6 132 suspected cases of diphtheria have been reported.
The third round of 13-day Diphtheria campaign started on 10 March.
There is an increase in the number of reported cases of acute jaundice syndrome relative to previous weeks.
On 15 March 2018, H.E. Mr. Don Pramudwinai, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Thailand, presented a pledging letter to contribute USD 100,000 to Mr. Shinji Kubo, Acting Head of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Office in Thailand, for humanitarian assistance to the displaced persons in Bangladesh. On this occasion, H.E. Mr. Abul Hassan Mahmood Ali, Minister for Foreign Affairs of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh also witnessed the presentation.
UN Migration Agency Appeals for USD 182 Million to Help 900,000 Rohingya Refugees, Local Community in Bangladesh
Cox’s Bazar – IOM, the UN Migration Agency, is appealing for USD 182.1 million to assist 900,000 Rohingya refugees and local community members in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh. IOM’s appeal is part of a broader USD 951 million UN Joint Response Plan for the Rohingya Humanitarian Crisis covering the same March – December 2018 period.
The Responsibility to Protect (R2P) is a global norm, unanimously adopted by heads of state and government at the 2005 UN World Summit, aimed at preventing and halting Genocide, War Crimes, Ethnic Cleansing and Crimes Against Humanity. R2P stipulates that:
Every State has the Responsibility to Protect its populations from the four mass atrocity crimes (Pillar I).
The wider international community has the responsibility to encourage and assist individual States in meeting that responsibility (Pillar II).
Summary This profile provides an overview of water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) infrastructure within Unchiparang Camp in Teknaf, Cox’s Bazar. Primary data for this round was collected between 4-20 February 2018.1 Findings should be considered indicative only.