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05 Dec 2018 description

BACKGROUND

Humanitarian organisations operating in Cox’s Bazar, in support of the government- led response, currently target 1.3 million people for humanitarian assistance, including Rohingya refugees and host communities.
Since the start of its operation in Bangladesh, the Logistics Sector has supported humanitarian organisations by addressing critical logistics gaps and constraints within Cox’s Bazar and Bangladesh through coordination, information management and the facilitation of access to common logistics services.

HIGHLIGHTS

05 Dec 2018 description
report Germanwatch

Who suffers Most from Extreme Weather Events? Weather-related Loss Events in 2017 and 1998 to 2017

The Global Climate Risk Index 2019 analyses to what extent countries and regions have been affected by impacts of weather-related loss events (storms, floods, heat waves etc.). The most recent data available — for 2017 and from 1998 to 2017 — were taken into account.

The countries and territories affected most in 2017 were Puerto Rico, Sri Lanka as well as Dominica. For the period from 1998 to 2017 Puerto Rico, Honduras and Myanmar rank highest.

05 Dec 2018 description

Background and Methodology

Since August 2017, an estimated 728,000 Rohingya refugees have arrived in Cox’s Bazar District, Bangladesh from Myanmar, bringing the total number of Rohingya refugees residing in the area to an estimated 895,000 individuals. Of this total, an estimated 490,000 are children below 18 years of age.

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Introduction

Impartiality in discussion

Martin Quack

Why is impartiality important?

05 Dec 2018 description

05/12/2018

The number of people facing severe hunger in the world continues to rise, reaching 124 million people across 51 countries. Conflict and extreme climate events remain the main drivers behind severe food crises. Often occurring simultaneously, all dimensions of food security – food availability, access and utilization – are further undermined.

05 Dec 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

• UNICEF and the Government along with WHO and icddr,b are conducting the last round (4th) of Oral Cholera Vaccination (OCV) campaign from 17 November to 13 December 2018 for around 330,000 Rohingya and Host community. As of 25 November 2018, 68,484 refugees and 33,218 host community people have been vaccinated.