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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, 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, 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
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The Global Humanitarian Overview published on 4 December announced funding requirements of $21.9 billion for 21 Humanitarian Response Plans and the Venezuela Regional Refugee and Migrant Response Plan (RMPP). By the end of February, requirements had reached $22.42 billion and as at 31 March the amount requested had risen to $25.11 billion.

09 Apr 2019 description
report UN Children's Fund

The year 2018 was the first year of the UNICEF Country Programme 2018-2022. It was also in this year that the Myanmar Sustainable Development Plan (MSDP) 2018-2030 was launched, representing a comprehensive and nationally-led development vision for the country.

Despite many challenges, particularly the aftermath of the violence of August 2017 in Rakhine State and the ongoing conflict in Kachin and northern Shan states, significant results for children were achieved over the course of the year.

09 Apr 2019 description
report European Commission
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The European strategy for a strengthened partnership with civil society in Myanmar (August 2018)

“Myanmar has taken a bold decision to become a full democracy. To reach this ambitious goal, support from civil society is critical. It allows the inclusion of wider aspirations and ensures that the voices and needs of the people are heard.

08 Apr 2019 description
report World Bank

Five key questions to be answered

SUMMARY

Robust pandemic preparedness and response is an urgent need necessary to address vulnerability and to prevent, detect and respond to an outbreak in FCV situations. It contributes to universal health security, protecting all people from threats to their health, and should be integrated in broader efforts to strengthen health systems and make them more resilient through multistakeholder coordination.

Q1 WHY Invest in pandemic preparedness in FCV situations?

07 Apr 2019 description

Myannmar: Protecting the Land and the Ethnic Communities

In Myanmar, the Norwegian Refugee Council works to assist conflict-affected communities protecting their land.

Imagine: you live in a wooden house with basic utilities and you depend on your nearby farmland for the livelihood of your family. Private companies, government officials and ethnic armed organisations are interested in your land, but you have no way to defend yourself.

07 Apr 2019 description

The dangerous global trend towards hate-filled, divisive politics shows that world leaders have collectively ignored the terrible lessons of the 1994 Rwanda genocide, Amnesty International said today as the world marks the 25th anniversary.