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19 Oct 2017 description
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Gender-based Violence Area of Responsibility (GBV AoR) - description

The Policy and Advocacy Task Team of the Gender-based Violence Area of Responsibility (GBV AoR) 1 recognizes the continuing generosity of the Government and people of Bangladesh in keeping their borders open to the hundreds of thousands of refugees fleeing conflict and violence in Myanmar.

The GBVAoR, in support of the Bangladesh GBV Sub-Sector, calls upon donors and states to:

30 Sep 2016 description

Author: Marcella Willis
Strategic Impact Advisors, September 2016
Advisor: Sara Murray, Mercy Corps

Background

The Electronic Cash Transfer Learning Action Network (ELAN) launched research to build an evidence base around connecting emergency electronic transfer (e-transfer) recipients with additional financial services.1 They wanted to learn if, when, and how e-transfers can promote sustained uptake and use of e-transfer services including mobile money.

19 Nov 2007 description
report Mercy Corps

Mercy Corps is working through colleague agencies to bring relief to millions of Bangladeshi families displaced by Cyclone Sidr, one of the biggest storms in decades to hit the impoverished and densely populated South Asian country.

The Category Four storm smashed into Bangladesh on Nov. 15.

01 Oct 2007 description

Geneva, October 01, 2007 - Sir John Holmes, the United Nations Undersecretary General for Humanitarian Affairs, and leading international humanitarian organizations, including CARE, World Vision, Save the Children, Oxfam and Mercy Corps, are calling for increased attention to the continuing flood situation in South Asia.

A new wave of floods in the last few weeks has submerged vast tracts of land that were just beginning to recover from earlier flooding. The latest inundations stranded another 100,000 people in Bangladesh, and left millions homeless in India.