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11 Apr 2019 description

In 2018, the GNC continued with the implementation of the 2017- 2018 work plan to achieve the three strategic priorities and two supporting objectives of the 2017-2020 GNC Strategy.

11 Apr 2019 description

Atrocity Alert No. 150: Myanmar (Burma), Sudan, Burkina Faso and Rwanda

Myanmar’s military deploys helicopters against civilians

On 3 April military helicopters flew over southern Buthidaung township in Rakhine State, bombing the area and reportedly killing approximately 30 Rohingya civilians. At the time of the attack the victims were gathering bamboo and tending their fields. The Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) condemned the incident, stating that it may constitute a war crime.

10 Apr 2019 description
report Logistics Cluster

Introducing the Logistics Sector Preparedness Platform in Cox’s Bazar

09 Apr 2019 description

IN THIS UPDATE:

  • UNHCR Protection Chief visits Rohingya refugee camps

  • UN statement on Bhasan Char

  • Community based Monsoon preparations

  • Interactive game to raise awareness on monsoon risks

  • Radios helping in mass communication

  • VOA facilitates English language learning for refugees

  • Mental Health in Emergency Symposium

  • International Women’s Day

  • Over 150,000 Rohingya received new identity documents

09 Apr 2019 description

Last week, levels of organized violence remained static while demonstration events continued to decrease across the South and Southeast Asian regions. In South Asia, while Indian voters are getting ready for the general elections starting on 11 April, attacks on political activists and clashes with armed groups have been reported from across the country.

09 Apr 2019 description

Background and Methodology

Since August 2017, an estimated 728,306 Rohingya refugees have arrived in Bangladesh’s Cox’s Bazar district from Myanmar, bringing the total number of refugees residing in Cox’s Bazar, to approximately 906,527. The rapid and massive increase of the refugee population, concentrated in the south of the district in Ukhia and Teknaf, has reportedly had a substantial impact on Bangladeshi host communities’ food security, economic vulnerability, market access, labour opportunities and environment.

09 Apr 2019 description

Background and Methodology

Since August 2017, an estimated 728,306 Rohingya refugees have arrived in Bangladesh’s Cox’s Bazar district from Myanmar, bringing the total number of refugees residing in Cox’s Bazar, to approximately 906,527. The rapid and massive increase of the refugee population, concentrated in the south of the district in Ukhia and Teknaf, has reportedly had an substantial impact on Bangladeshi host communities’ food security, economic vulnerability, market access, labour opportunities and environment.

09 Apr 2019 description

Background and Methodology

Since August 2017, an estimated 728,306 Rohingya refugees have arrived in Bangladesh’s Cox’s Bazar district from Myanmar, bringing the total number of refugees residing in Cox’s Bazar, to approximately 906,527. The rapid and massive increase of the refugee population, concentrated in the south of the district in Ukhia and Teknaf, has reportedly had an substantial impact on Bangladeshi host communities’ food security, economic vulnerability, market access, labour opportunities and environment.

09 Apr 2019 description

Background and Methodology

Since August 2017, an estimated 728,306 Rohingya refugees have arrived in Bangladesh’s Cox’s Bazar district from Myanmar, bringing the total number of refugees residing in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh to approximately 906,527. The rapid and massive increase of the refugee population, concentrated in the south of the district in Ukhia and Teknaf, has reportedly had an substantial impact on Bangladeshi host communities’ food security, economic vulnerability, market access, labour opportunities and environment.