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25 Jan 2018 description

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

Background

Since August 25 2017, Bangladesh has seen an unprecedented arrival of Rohingya refugees fleeing targeted violence and serious human rights abuses in Myanmar’s Rakhine State. Among the estimated total of 866,000 refugees that have crossed the border (living in 194,603 households), 55% of this population are children.

10 Jan 2018 description
report Education Cluster

SDR Executive Summary

An outbreak of violence in Myanmar’s Rakhine State on 25 August 2017 triggered a large-scale influx of the Rohyinga population into Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh. They join other members of the Rohingya population who crossed into Bangladesh previously and reside in formal camps and makeshift settlements. The new influx has resulted in the expansion of these sites, as well as new spontaneous settlements; some of the new arrivals have also settled within the host community.

06 Mar 2016 description

This Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction and Education in Emergencies is prepared for mainstreaming Comprehensive School Safety in the Education Sector of the country. The Framework is inclusive and based on the three pillars of Comprehensive School Safety with the objective of protecting children and education providers from death and injury in schools, planning for educational continuity in the face of expected and unexpected hazards, strengthening a disaster resilient citizenry through education and safeguarding education sector investments.

22 Jul 2014 description

This Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction in Education and Education in Emergencies is prepared for mainstreaming Comprehensive School Safety in the Education Sector of the country. The Framework is inclusive and based on the three pillars of Comprehensive School Safety with the objective of protecting children and education providers from death and injury in schools, planning for educational continuity in the face of expected and unexpected hazards, strengthening a disaster resilient citizenry through education and safeguarding education sector investments.

30 Jun 2014 description

Tool 1: Secondary Data Collection

1.1. Purpose of Secondary Data Collection:

Purpose of this form is to collect or compile information from secondary sources during phase 3 education needs assessment which is conducted after the second week of a sudden-onset emergency.

Secondary information alongside the primary data is collected to:

  • Provide information needed to complete a snapshot of the education situation, including issues requiring urgent attention from other clusters that are relevant to education

28 Feb 2014 description

1. INTRODUCTORY DEMOGRAPHICS

Bangladesh is categorised as one of the world’s most disaster prone and climate vulnerable countries, and is particularly susceptible to recurring floods, cyclones and earthquakes. With a population of more than 158 million, it is the world’s eighth most populous country and is also one of the most densely populated (World Population Review, 2013); of which about 36 million are of school age (5-14 years) (CIA Fact Book, 2013).