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12 Dec 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

  • The humanitarian situation for Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh remains dire, with some 646,000 refugees newly arrived since 25 August 2017. At least 58% of them are children. Even if the pace of arrivals has slowed down, thousands of refugees continue to arrive every week, adding pressure on already heavily stretched resources on the ground.

10 Dec 2017 description

ABU DHABI, 10th December, 2017 (WAM) -- The Emirates Red Crescent, ERC, and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, UNHCR, have discussed means for cooperation to reduce the dire humanitarian situation faced by refugees and displaced people in the region. The two sides also reviewed the status of Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh.

This came during a meeting between Fahd Abdulrahman bin Sultan, Deputy Secretary-General of the International Aid Department at the ERC and Khaled Khalifa, UNHCR's Regional Representative to the GCC Countries.

10 Dec 2017 description

Myanmar and Bangladesh signed a bilateral “arrangement for return”. UNHCR stands ready to support the voluntary return of all Rohingya refugees in line with international standards.
A steady flow of new refugees continues to cross to safety in Bangladesh from Myanmar’s Rakhine State, with a daily average of 750 new arrivals in November.
UNHCR is supporting the Government of Bangladesh to receive, assist and protect newly arrived refugees and address the needs of host communities.

05 Dec 2017 description

Since 25 August, more than 625,000 Rohingya refugees have fled violence in Myanmar and crossed into Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh. Not only has the pace of new arrivals made this the fastest growing refugee crisis, the concentration of refugees in Cox’s Bazar is now amongst the densest in the world.

Key Numbers

  • 212,000 Rohingya estimated to be in Cox’s Bazar before the August influx

  • 626,000 New arrivals as of 03 December 2017

  • 838,000+ Total number of Rohingya refugees estimated to be in Cox’s Bazar.

04 Dec 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

• The humanitarian situation for Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh remains dire, with some 625,000 refugees newly arrived since 25 August 2017. At least 58% of them are children. Thousands of refugees continue to arrive every week, even though we are experiencing slowdown in the past couple of weeks, adding the pressure on the heavily stretched resources on the ground.

03 Dec 2017 description

The Inter-Sector Coordination Group releases a monitoring report on the Rohingya Refugee Crisis in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh

3 December 2017

One hundred days after the start of the most recent influx, the Inter-Sector Coordination Group (ISCG) is releasing a report on the overall status of the humanitarian response to the Rohingya Refugee Crisis in Bangladesh.

01 Dec 2017 description

Foreword

The auxiliary role provides essential space for dialogue and mutually beneficial relations between National Societies and public authorities. This Guide to the Auxiliary Role is designed to help external actors, particularly public authorities, develop their understanding of the auxiliary role and strategies to enhance their partnerships with National Societies.

30 Nov 2017 description

Highlight of the Month: National Consultation on Global Compact for Migration

27 Nov 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

  • The humanitarian situation for Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh remains dire, with some 623,000 newly arrived refugees since 25 August 2017. Thousands of refugees per week continue to arrive.

25 Nov 2017 description

KEY FIGURES

  • 618 000 Rohingyas from Myanmar are estimated to have arrived in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh since 25 August 2017.

  • 1.2 million (both new arrivals and their host communities) have been targeted by the health sector .

  • Since 25 August 2017: