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20 Jul 2018 description

Executive Summary

Depriving someone of their freedom is a terrible violation. Modern slavery is a destructive, personal crime and an abuse of human rights. It is a widespread and profitable criminal industry but despite this it is largely invisible, in part because it disproportionately affects the most marginalised. This is why measuring this problem is so crucial in exposing and ultimately resolving it. The information contained within the Global Slavery Index is critical in these efforts.

19 Jul 2018 description

Cindy Huang (Co-Director of Migration, Displacement, and Humanitarian Policy and Senior Policy Fellow) and Liesl Schnabel

19 Jul 2018 description

706,364 New Rohingya Arrivals since 25 August 2017 to Cox’s Bazar*

919,000 Total Rohingya Population in Cox’s Bazar*

1.3 Million People in Need in Cox’s Bazar

Key Features

19 Jul 2018 description
report Insecurity Insight

Security Incidents and Access Constraints

Africa

Nigeria

29 June 2018: In Banki town, Borno state, Boko Haram attacked an IDP camp and killed four IDPs before being engaged in an hour-long fighting with soldiers. Source: ACLED

Somalia

19 Jul 2018 description

ECW Annual Results Report: Over 650,000 Children Reached in the Fund’s First Year of Operations

New York, 6 July 2018 – The just-released ECW annual results report shows ECW’s investments have reached more than 650,000 children and youth affected by conflict and natural disasters during the Fund’s first year of operations from April 2017 to March 2018. In total ECW invested US$82 million in 14 crisis-affected countries.

19 Jul 2018 description

Highlights:

• Confirmed diphtheria case-patients still reporting from the camps.

• Overall, AWD trend remains stable.

• Number of Acute Respiratory Infection (ARI) case-patients reporting increases than previous weeks but overall trend remains stable.

• Introduction of injury segment in the Event-Based reporting form.

• Other diseases and clinical syndromes remain within the previous level W28 2018 | Highlights

19 Jul 2018 description

Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh (19 July 2018) – United Nations human rights experts have concluded a five-day visit to Bangladesh, where they met newly arrived Rohingya refugees from Rakhine State, Myanmar, in the final weeks before the publication of their comprehensive written report.

19 Jul 2018 description

Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, 19 July 2018 – United Nations human rights experts have concluded a five-day visit to Bangladesh, where they met newly arrived Rohingya refugees from Rakhine State, Myanmar, in the final weeks before the publication of their comprehensive written report.

19 Jul 2018 description
report Radio Free Asia

Myanmar’s military said Wednesday that it has been returning to its rightful owners all unused lands it confiscated for decades from farmers, a day after a damning report by a human rights group said the country’s civilian government had largely failed to deliver on a pledge to seek justice for those whose property was taken.

“Some of the military-confiscated lands were not used,” Colonel Zaw Min Tun from the information department at the office of military commander-in-chief Senior General Min Aung Haling told RFA’s Myanmar Service.

18 Jul 2018 description

Kay Khaing Kaung Nyunt , Wai Wai Han, Srinath Satyanarayana, Petros Isaakidis, San Hone, Aye Aye Khaing, Hoa Nguyen Binh, Htun Nyunt Oo

Abstract

Background

18 Jul 2018 description

Groupe URD 2017 Annual Report

As I take up my pen to write this President’s Report, my thoughts turn to Claire Pirotte, co-founder of Groupe URD, asking me to stand as President of Groupe URD in July 2017 so that she could face Death, which would finally get the better of her in early 2018. A socially committed and generous woman, she left behind a Groupe URD that is active in all the major crisis contexts in the world, and puts all its energy into bringing a little creative reflection to them.

18 Jul 2018 description

Mënschen hëllefen : agir au profit des plus vulnérables

18.07.2018

La Croix-Rouge luxembourgeoise a dévoilé son rapport d’activité 2017. Au-delà du bilan de l’année passée, cette présentation a été l’occasion de revenir sur des événements marquants et de tracer des perspectives sur les actions en cours.

18 Jul 2018 description
report The Irrawaddy

By Htet Naing Zaw 17 July 2018

NAYPYITAW — The United Wa State Army (UWSA), the biggest armed ethnic group in Myanmar, still has concerns over possible future scenarios if it were to sign the Nationwide Ceasefire Agreement (NCA), said former Lieutenant-General U Khin Zaw Oo, secretary of the government’s Peace Commission.

“They don’t categorically reject the NCA, but they seem to have some concerns over what might happen after signing it. But it is fair to say that they have basically accepted the NCA,” U Khin Zaw Oo said.

18 Jul 2018 description
report BRAC

Situation Update

The 30-year average for total rainfall in Cox’s Bazar in July stands at 931mm. As of 10 July, Cox’s Bazar has seen 222mm of rain. The forecast for this week includes approximately 30mm of rain per day and wind speeds of below 35 kilometres/hour.

18 Jul 2018 description

IN THIS UPDATE:

  • Refugees continue to arrive from Myanmar

  • Refugee verification exercise

  • Inauguration of camp leaders

  • Refugees relocated to new Camp 4 Extension

  • Emergency relocations in Chakmarkul for monsoon

  • UNHCR’s chief visits Rohingya settlements