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21 Sep 2017 description

Bangladesh - As a result of the close cooperation between the King Salman Center for Relief and Humanitarian Works (KSRelief) and IOM, the UN Migration Agency, to urgently respond to the needs of Rohingya in Bangladesh, the King Salman Centre has provided aid in the form of 100 tons of food, shelter and core relief items (tents, sleeping mats, blankets and food baskets). IOM has chartered a Boeing 747 to transport the aid to Bangladesh. The plane will arrive in Chittagong, Bangladesh, at 2 am on Friday (22/09).

20 Sep 2017 description

Highlights

• In line with the trends from the last four days, the movement of people across the border was reported to have reduced on 19 September.

• The majority of shelters in the low-lying land surrounding Balukhali were flooded as of 19 September due to heavy rain.

• Rain is forecast to continue in coming days, is exacerbating the risk of outbreak in densely populated areas, underscoring the need to act fast and to deliver aid wherever people are across the district.

19 Sep 2017 description

Highlights

  • IOM’s Needs and Population Monitoring (NPM) assessment is ongoing to allow an accurate appraisal of the headcount and needs of the affected population. Raw data from round 5 indicates 420,000 new arrivals.

  • Since the current influx began, IOM distributed 20,000 tarpaulins and 440 Dignity Kits, installed 220 emergency latrines, and trucking in 12,000 litres of water every day to Unchiprang due to lack of groundwater.

19 Sep 2017 description

Geneva – IOM, the UN Migration Agency, reports that 131,772 migrants and refugees entered Europe by sea in 2017 through 17 September, with over 75 per cent arriving in Italy and the remainder divided between Greece, Cyprus and Spain. This compares with 300,076 arrivals across the region through 17 September 2016.

19 Sep 2017 description

Cox’s Bazar – IOM, the UN Migration Agency is working with Government and aid agency partners to rapidly ramp up fixed and mobile health services in Bangladesh’s Cox’s Bazar district to help some 415,000 people who have fled violence in Myanmar’s North Rakhine State over the past three weeks.

19 Sep 2017 description

Highlights

  • In line with the trends from the last three days, the movement of people across the border was reported to have reduced on 18 September.

18 Sep 2017 description

Highlights

• Cross-border movement on 17 September was noted to be slower than on previous days. Smaller numbers of people reportedly arrived in Cox’s Bazar by boats.

18 Sep 2017 description

Background

In the early hours of 25 August, violence broke out in Rakhine State, Myanmar. As a result, it is estimated that more than 400,0001 people have crossed the border into Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh2. The extent and implications of the violence in Maynmar remains uncertain.

17 Sep 2017 description

This report is produced by ISCG in collaboration with humanitarian partners. It covers the period from 9 to 15 September 2017. The next report will be issued on 24 Sept.

Highlights

• Cross-border movement yesterday was slower compared to previous days. However, there was an increase in internal mobility with new arrivals moving from existing makeshift settlements and refugee camps towards new spontaneous sites. A daily movement monitoring system is being established to provide detailed information on population movements.

17 Sep 2017 description

There have been successive waves of displacement of the Rohingya population from Rakhine state, Myanmar to Bangladesh since the 1990s. As of August 2017, there were an estimated 190,0001 Rohingya in Bangladesh, concentrated in two upazilas in Cox’s Bazar. On 25 August, violence once again broke out in Rakhine state, triggering a massive influx of approximately 400,000 people across the border. As a result, as of 16 September, there are now almost 600,000 Rohingya in Cox’s Bazar.

17 Sep 2017 description

Highlights

• Cross-border movement on 17 September was noted to be slower than on previous days. Smaller numbers of people reportedly arrived in Cox’s Bazar by boats.

16 Sep 2017 description

Situation Overview

In the early hours of 25 August, violence broke out in Rakhine State. The extent and implications remain uncertain. To date, unverified estimations based on consolidated field reports of the agencies working in Cox’s Bazar are that 409,0001 people are estimated to have crossed the border into Bangladesh.

Key Figures

409,000 Accumulative arrivals since 25 Aug

159,000 Arrivals in Makeshift settlement / camp

229,000 Arrivals in new spontaneous sites

21,000 Arrivals in host communities

15 Sep 2017 description

Cox's Bazar - IOM, the UN Migration Agency yesterday highlighted the need for a coordinated humanitarian response to the massive inflow of destitute people fleeing Myanmar and arriving in Cox’s Bazar. Estimated new arrivals have reached 391,000 and there is no sign of the flow of people drying up, as smoke from burning villages in Myanmar’s North Rakhine State remains clearly visible from the Cox’s Bazar district.

15 Sep 2017 description

Situation Overview

In the early hours of 25 August, violence broke out in Rakhine State. The extent and implications remain uncertain. To date, unverified estimations based on consolidated field reports of the agencies working in Cox’s Bazar are that 391,0001 people are estimated to have crossed the border into Bangladesh.

Key Figures

391,000 Accumulative arrivals since 25 Aug

155,000 Arrivals in Makeshift settlement / camp

215,000 Arrivals in new spontaneous sites

21,000 Arrivals in host communities

14 Sep 2017 description

Situation Overview

In the early hours of 25 August, violence broke out in Rakhine State. The extent and implications remain uncertain. To date, unverified estimations based on consolidated field reports of the agencies working in Cox’s Bazar are that 379,0001 people are estimated to have crossed the border into Bangladesh.

Key Figures

  • 389,000 Accumulative arrivals since 25 Aug

  • 21,000 Arrivals in host communities

  • 154,000 Arrivals in Makeshift settlement / camp