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24 Dec 2017 description

Cox’s Bazar 23 December 2017 - The New Zealand government has committed 1 million NZD to help UNFPA address the sexual and reproductive health and protection needs of women and girls, and to aid survivors of gender-based violence amid the Rohingya humanitarian response.

24 Dec 2017 description

When the mobile reproductive health team arrives in Bhyat Kha village in Kayin, Myanmar, the clinic is already bursting with clients. The health assistant in the village has used Facebook Messenger to spread the word: Today, the mobile health team are bringing contraceptive implants!

24 Dec 2017 description

“Nothing would be better than seeing many groups in communities come together and discuss for the common good” says U Yee Thant, a Senior Officer, Department of Immigration, Hpa-An District.

18 Dec 2017 description

Cox’s Bazar, 17 December 2017 – The Government of the Republic of Korea has committed US$ 500,000 to assist UNFPA Bangladesh with its crucial response to the unique sexual reproductive health and protection needs of women and girls affected by the ongoing Rohingya humanitarian crisis.

06 Dec 2017 description

COX’S BAZAR, Bangladesh – The border between Bangladesh and Myanmar is the site of the world’s fastest growing refugee crisis. Over 620,000 Rohingya refugees from neighbouring Rakhine State in Myanmar have arrived in Cox’s Bazar District in just three months.

With more refugees arriving every day, settlements are overflowing. The concentration of refugees is now among the densest globally. And more than half the arrivals are women and girls.

05 Dec 2017 description

SITTWE, Myanmar – More than 600,000 people, most of them Rohingya, have fled from Myanmar to Bangladesh since August, representing a massive escalation in an already grave humanitarian crisis. Yet many people remain in Myanmar, living in cramped camps under escalating pressure and uncertainty.

05 Dec 2017 description

The Fastest Growing Humanitarian Crisis in the World

More than 620,000 Rohingya refugees have poured into Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh since August 2017. The pace of new arrivals has made this the fastest growing refugee crisis in the world, and the concentration of refugees is now amongst the densest globally. The Rohingya crisis is largely feminized. Over half of the refugees are women and girls – they are the focus of UNFPA’s humanitarian response.

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