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21 Nov 2017 description
report European Union

The European Union remains a strong and committed supporter of Myanmar/Burma’s democratic transition.

The humanitarian and human rights situation in Rakhine State remains extremely serious. The EU reiterates its call for the immediate end of all violence and the establishment of non-discriminatory rule of law and civilian administration in Rakhine State. The restoration of humanitarian access for the United Nations and international aid agencies is critical. Conditions for voluntary, safe and dignified return to their places of origin have to be put in place.

20 Nov 2017 description


Since 25 August, more than 620,000 Rohingya refugees have fled from Myanmar into Bangladesh. Their arrival comes on top of hundreds of thousands more Rohingya who arrived in previous years and were already living in difficult conditions.

20 Nov 2017 description
report European Commission

The EU will continue to lead the work of the donor community for the Rohingya refugees because we believe that human dignity and peoples’ lives have to be protected, said Mogherini.

20 Nov 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund


  • The humanitarian situation for Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh remains dire, with some 620,000 newly arrived refugees since 25 August 2017.

20 Nov 2017 description

Recognising the need to integrate DRR and CCA into policies and institutions in The Member States, JICA has supported implementation of a project for ‘Strengthening Institutional and Policy Framework on Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) and Climate Change Adaptation (CCA) Integration’.

20 Nov 2017 description

Key messages

Education is lifesaving. Education is crucial for both the protection and healthy development of girls and boys affected by crises. It can rebuild their lives; restore their sense of normality and safety, and provide them with important life skills. It helps children to be self-sufficient, to be heard, and to have more influence on issues that affect them. It is also one of the best tools to invest in their long-term future, and in the peace, stability and economic growth of their countries.

20 Nov 2017 description


WFP is co-chairing, together with the Ministry of Disaster Management and Relief (MoDMR), the Logistics Sector in Bangladesh. WFP, as lead agency of the Logistics Cluster, is also coordinating the Logistics Sector in Cox’s Bazar to support the logistics needs of the entire humanitarian community.

20 Nov 2017 description

127.9 M required for 2017

53.1 M contributions received, representing 41% of requirements

74.8 M funding gap for the Myanmar Situation

20 Nov 2017 description
report BRAC

What you need to know today

  • A total of 618,000 forcibly-displaced Myanmar nationals have entered Bangladesh since 25 August (Source: ISCG report, 14 November)

  • BRAC's total coverage (based on sanitation) is 449,200 people with installation of 11,320 latrines (25 today). BRAC ensures access to safe water for 291,768 people through 1,128 tube wells, three deep tube wells, and three ring wells. 1,245 bathing cubicles were set up especially for women and adolescent girls.

20 Nov 2017 description

Key Figures

1.2 Million in need of immediate WASH support

  • Overall target* for the WASH Sector: 1,166,000 individuals

  • Number of people reached** with WASH assistance to date: 595,663 individuals

  • Total approx. gap for the WASH Sector: 570,337 individuals


20 Nov 2017 description
  • Rohingya Population in Cox’s Bazar: 833,000

  • New Arrivals since 25 August 2017: 620,000

  • People in Need: 1.2 Million


19 Nov 2017 description


• 621,000 new arrivals are reported as of 18 November, per IOM Needs and Population Monitoring.

• Since the last situation report on 12 November, there have been 5,500 new arrivals.

• As of 18 November, the Bangladeshi Immigration and Passports Department has registered 563,350 people through biometric registration.

19 Nov 2017 description

DHAKA – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) welcomes a US$15 million emergency contribution from the Government of Japan to support WFP’s response to the refugee crisis in Bangladesh.

“We welcome this generous contribution”, said Christa Räder, WFP Representative and Country Director in Bangladesh. “This will make a huge difference in delivering life-saving food assistance and our ability to respond effectively to this refugee crisis.”

19 Nov 2017 description


  • As of 14 November 2017, the cumulative number of new arrivals in all sites was 618 000. This number includes over 338 000 arrivals in Kutupalong Balukhali expansion site, 234 000 in other camps and settlements, and 46 000 arrivals in host communities.

19 Nov 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

Cox’s Bazar, 16 November 2017 – To bolster nutrition interventions for Rohingya children and provide immediate support to around 17,000 under five children currently suffering from severe acute malnutrition (SAM), UNICEF along with government and other sectoral partners launched Nutrition Action Week.

The Nutrition Action Week is an effort to propel the nutrition interventions in the backdrop of a recent downslide in the nutrition status of Rohingya children.

18 Nov 2017 description

This document has been produced based on a secondary data matrix compiled by the Cox’s Bazar Coordination team and the Global Child Protection Area of Responsibility (CP AoR) using the Child Protection Minimum Standards as an analysis framework. All data points are citations from the secondary data matrix which have been compared and interpreted, but not triangulated and verified.

18 Nov 2017 description

JAKARTA, 17 November 2017 – ASEAN officials in charge of Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) and Climate Change Adaptation (CCA) committed themselves to strengthening integration of actions in their respective agencies that will effectively address disaster risk and climate change, with particular focus on water-related disasters including flood, storm, landslide and drought.

18 Nov 2017 description

1. Population under Surveillance and Reporting Units

During epidemiological week 45 (5-11 November 2017), there was a 3% increase in the population1 under surveillance compared to the previous epidemiological week (806,100 and 830,312 respectively). A total of 375 daily EWARS forms were received on time during epidemiological week 45.
Kutupalong makeshift camp population increased by 2% (437,633 vs 431,000) due to the ongoing relocation of FDMNs from other settlements, while the remaining camp populations remained more or less stable.

18 Nov 2017 description

The MIMU 3W gathers inputs from participating humanitarian and development agencies on Who is doing What, Where, across Myanmar. It is conducted every 6 months and provides information on agencies’ activities at various levels (village/village tract/township and IDP camps).

17 Nov 2017 description


  • Ongoing violence and insecurity in Rakhine State displaces nearly 620,000 people to Bangladesh

  • Humanitarian access constraints impede delivery of relief assistance to affected populations in Rakhine

  • USG announces more than $47 million in additional assistance for the Rakhine crisis