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20 Feb 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

  • During the past seven days, 230 suspected diphtheria cases were reported - compared with 298 cases in the previous week – indicating a clear declining trend. UNICEF and partners vaccinated 391,678 children during the second round of the diphtheria vaccination campaign during 27 Jan to 10 Feb.

  • As of 13 February 2018, 287,200 people have access to safe water and 389,050 people have access to sanitation facilities

    UNICEF is providing non-formal education to 81,937 children and psychosocial support to 140,037 children.

16 Feb 2018 description

900,000 Rohingya Population in Cox’s Bazar

688,000 New Rohingya Arrivals since 25 August 2017 in Cox’s Bazar

1.2 Million People in Need in Cox’s Bazar

Key Highlights

  • This week, IOM distributed 4,000 Upgrade Shelter Kits (USKs) — including materials and tools — to carry out shelter upgrades and household level site improvements such as soil stabilization, slope protection, and drainage improvements in Zones JJ, LL, SS and XX (Camps 8W, 9, 10, and 18).

16 Feb 2018 description

KEY HIGHLIGHTS

  • As of 10 February 2018, a total of 5 659 clinically suspected diphtheria cases have been reported.

  • The second diphtheria vaccination campaign ended on 10 February, with 391 678 children up to 15 years immunized.

SITUATION OVERVIEW

14 Feb 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

  • 79 new cases of acute jaundice syndrome were reported with no deaths, bringing the total to 556 cases for 2018. The aetiology is still not well defined.

12 Feb 2018 description

Highlights

  • 688,000 new arrivals are reported as of 27 January, according to IOM Needs and Population Monitoring (NPM) Baseline survey prior to Round 8. The full dataset can be found here. The increase in the number is due to improvements in the assessments, not the numbers of actual arrivals.

09 Feb 2018 description

Refugees remain anxious about the prospect of returns to Myanmar taking place in the near future. They reiterated that they will not consider going back to Myanmar unless questions of citizenship, legal rights, access to services and restitution are addressed.

09 Feb 2018 description

to assist
485 000 people

FAO requires
USD 22.4 million

period
March – December 2018

Since 25 August 2017, 688 000 Rohingya refugees escaping violence and persecution in Myanmar have settled in camps, settlements and within host communities in Cox’s Bazar district, Bangladesh, bringing the total number of refugees in the area to more than 900 300.

Objectives

FAO is working with partners in the Food Security Sector to:

09 Feb 2018 description
  • 900,000 Rohingya Population in Cox’s Bazar District

  • 688,000 New Rohingya Arrivals since 25 August 2017 in Cox’s Bazar

  • 1.2 Million People in Need in Cox’s Bazar

Key Highlights

07 Feb 2018 description

KEY HIGHLIGHTS

  • As of 03 February 2018, a total of 5 253 cases clinically suspected with diphtheria were reported.

  • The second diphtheria vaccination campaign is ongoing, targeting 208 914 Rohingya refugees aged 6 weeks to 15 years

SITUATION OVERVIEW

04 Feb 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

  • As of January 31, 276,950 people have access to safe water through UNICEFsupported tube wells and treatment of surface water. However, the recent risk analysis for floods and landslides concluded that 50% of the water points may be at risk of floods in the main camp area. UNICEF is accelerating training for the WASH sector in preventing acute watery diarrhoea, , preparing for mass chlorination of water points and decommissioning of WASH facilities in risk areas.

02 Feb 2018 description
  • 900,000 Rohingya Population in Cox’s Bazar District

  • 688,000 New Rohingya Arrivals since 25 August 2017 in Cox’s Bazar

  • 1.2 Million People in Need in Cox’s Bazar

Key Highlights

Over the past two weeks, Site Management and Protection teams have been conducting an assessment to map out existing governance structures and learn how displaced women, men and various at-risk groups—including adolescent girls and women and girls with disabilities—participate in site life and site decision-making processes.

02 Feb 2018 description

STOCKHOLM – The Swedish Government and the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) today signed a Strategic Partnership Agreement, with Sweden making a historic commitment of approximately US$370 million in flexible funds to WFP over the next four years (2018 to 2021). The contribution is the largest ever made by a donor within a WFP Strategic Partnership Agreement.

01 Feb 2018 description
report Harvard University

This report provides baseline results from the formative phase of the three-year external evaluation, conducted by a team at the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative (HHI), of the DEPP.

Details

01 Feb 2018 description

KEY HIGHLIGHTS

  • As of 27January 2018, a total of 4 907 cases clinically suspected with diphtheria have been reported.

  • A second diphtheria vaccination campaign started, targeting 363 537 Rohingya refugees aged 6 weeks to 15 years.

  • A joint health and WASH sector survey of health facilities started to inform implementation of priority WASH and IPC interventions.

SITUATION OVERVIEW

31 Jan 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund

Situation in Numbers

  • 720,000 Children in need of humanitarian assistance.

  • 1.2 million People in need (HRP 2017 - 18)

  • 399,040 Children (arrived since 25 August 2017) in need of humanitarian assistance

  • 688,000 New arrivals since 25 August (ISCG SitRep, as of January 27, 2018 )

Highlights