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06 Mar 2018 description


  • As of 3 March 2018, a total of 6 025 suspected cases of diphtheria have been reported.

  • There is a decline in the reported numbers of acute jaundice syndrome in week 9 relative to the previous weeks.


05 Mar 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund


• The third round of the diphtheria vaccination campaign will run from 10 to 25 March 2018. Meanwhile, a declining trend is noted in Acute Jaundice Syndrome, with 87 cases reported in past week compared to 169 cases in the previous week. The total number of cases is now 921. For the first time since the crisis began, routine immunization has started in 19 fixed health posts.

05 Mar 2018 description

Since 25 August 2017, 688 000 Rohingya refugees escaping violence in Myanmar have sought protection in Cox’s Bazar district, Bangladesh, increasing the area’s refugee population to more than 900 300. Some 91 percent live in highly congested makeshift settlements and camps.

05 Mar 2018 description

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is concerned about the safety of a group of vulnerable Rohingya women, men, and children from Myanmar, who have been living in a so-called “no man’s land” near the border between Myanmar and Bangladesh since the end of August 2017. UNHCR is closely following the developments after they were reportedly ordered to vacate the area by the Myanmar authorities.

05 Mar 2018 description


FAO assesses that globally 37 countries are in need of external assistance for food.
Conflicts continue to be the main factor driving the high levels of severe food insecurity.
Weather shocks have also adversely impacted food availability and access, notably in East Africa.


05 Mar 2018 description
report NIRAPAD

Overview of Hazard Incidents in February 2018

In February 2018, six localised hazard incidents have been reported that include fire, landslide,
Embankment collapse, building collapse, wild elephant attack and cold wave. Though most of these hazards were small in scale, their frequencies and impacts were quite noteworthy.

05 Mar 2018 description

Secondary displacement includes all the Rohingya relocations following initial settlement in Bangladesh. Arrivals from other locations are limited to last two weeks preceding data collection.

05 Mar 2018 description

This map presents responses to the question: "What proportion of your community has enough water for your needs?"