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19 Nov 2017 description

KEY HIGHLIGHTS

  • As of 14 November 2017, the cumulative number of new arrivals in all sites was 618 000. This number includes over 338 000 arrivals in Kutupalong Balukhali expansion site, 234 000 in other camps and settlements, and 46 000 arrivals in host communities.

18 Nov 2017 description

1. Population under Surveillance and Reporting Units

During epidemiological week 45 (5-11 November 2017), there was a 3% increase in the population1 under surveillance compared to the previous epidemiological week (806,100 and 830,312 respectively). A total of 375 daily EWARS forms were received on time during epidemiological week 45.
Kutupalong makeshift camp population increased by 2% (437,633 vs 431,000) due to the ongoing relocation of FDMNs from other settlements, while the remaining camp populations remained more or less stable.

16 Nov 2017 description
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One of the largest public health interventions ever conducted in Myanmar, the Japanese Encephalitis vaccination campaign, kicking off today, will help stop this rising and potentially fatal disease among children.

11 Nov 2017 description

1. Population under Surveillance and Reporting Units

During epidemiological week 44 (29 October–4 November 2017), there was a 2% increase in the population1 under surveillance compared to the previous epidemiological week (807,461 and 806,100 respectively). A total of 280 daily EWARS forms were received on time during epidemiological week 44.

10 Nov 2017 description

Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, 10 November 2017 – An increase in the number of suspected measles cases among the newly arrived Rohingya and their host communities in southern Bangladesh has prompted the Government and UN partners to step up immunization efforts in overcrowded camps and makeshift shelters close to the border with Myanmar.

08 Nov 2017 description

KEY HIGHLIGHTS

• As of 6 November 2017, the cumulative number of new arrivals in all sites (Ukiah, Teknaf, Cox’s Bazar and Ramu) was 609 0001 . This number includes over 329 000 arrivals in Kutupalong Balukhali expansion site, 230 000 in other camps and settlements, and 46 000 arrivals in host communities.

• According to data generated by WHO’s disease early warning and response system (EWARS), a total of 245 389 consultations were provided to the new arrivals and other vulnerable populations between 25 August to 4 November 2017.

04 Nov 2017 description

SEAR/PR/1670

Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, 4 November 2017 – The second phase of the oral cholera vaccination drive began today to provide an additional dose of the vaccine to children of newly arrived Rohingya population against the deadly diarrheal disease. The children are also being administered oral polio vaccine.

03 Nov 2017 description

1. Population under Surveillance and Reporting Units

During epidemiological week 43, there was a 15% increase in the population1 under surveillance compared to the previous epidemiological week (702,400 and 806,900, respectively). The total number of reporting sites trained for EWARS in Cox’s Bazar increased from 39 to 42; 90% (38/42) sent their filled EWARS data form on time during epidemiological week 43 (22-28 October 2017). The EWARS is expected to be expanded to involve all camps/settlements in Cox’s Bazar.

02 Nov 2017 description

KEY HIGHLIGHTS

  • As of 26 October 2017, cumulative number of new arrivals in all sites of Ukiah, Teknaf, Cox’s Bazar and Ramu are 605,000, including over 326 000 arrivals in Kutupalong Balukhali Expansion site, 233 000 in Tekhnaf makeshift settlements/refugee camps, 46 000 arrivals in host communities and 175 000 arrivals in new spontaneous sites.

01 Nov 2017 description

KEY HIGHLIGHTS

  • As of 31 October 2017, cumulative number of new arrivals in all sites of Ukiah, Teknaf, Cox’s Bazar and Ramu are 607,000, including over 329, 000 arrivals in Kutupalong Balukhali Expansion site, 230, 000 in other settlements and camps and 46,000 arrivals in host communities.

  • An estimated 3,000 arrivals have crossed Naf river, are currently staying in no man’s land near Anjumapara border and are expected to cross into Bangladesh.

30 Oct 2017 description

KEY HIGHLIGHTS

  • As of 22 October 2017, cumulative number of new arrivals in all sites of Ukiah, Teknaf, Cox’s Bazar and Ramu are 702 400, including over 343 000 arrivals in Kutupalong Balukhali Expansion site, 37 500 in Tekhnaf makeshift settlements/refugee camps, 46 000 arrivals in host communities and 175 000 arrivals in new spontaneous sites.

28 Oct 2017 description

Institute of Public Health Nutrition (IPHN), Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, UN Agencies (UNICEF, UNHCR, WHO and WFP) and Nutrition Sector Partners call for all involved in the response to the influx of Rohingya refugees in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh to provide appropriate, prompt support for the feeding and care of infants, young children and their mothers as a critical means of supporting child survival, growth and development and avoiding malnutrition, illness and death.

28 Oct 2017 description

1. Population under Surveillance and Reporting Units

The total number of reporting sites trained for EWARS in Cox’s Bazar increased from 23 to 39; 90% (192/212) sent their filled EWARS data form on time during the epidemiological week 42 (15-21 October 2017). The EWARS is expected to be expanded to involve all camps/settlements in Cox’s Bazar. The number of reports per camp/settlement from the past 7 days is shown in table 1.

22 Oct 2017 description

KEY HIGHLIGHTS

  • As of 17 October 2017, cumulative number of new arrivals in all sites of Ukiah, Teknaf, Cox’s Bazar and Ramu: 589 000 1 , including 46 000 in host communities, 313 000 in Kutupalong Balukhali and 161 000 in new spontaneous sites.

  • By end of 8th day of the Oral Cholera Vaccine campaign, 700 487 people were vaccinated, reaching 106% of the total estimated target population. No immediate adverse events from immunization were reported.

21 Oct 2017 description

Executive summary

Since 25 August 2017, more than half a million people are estimated to have crossed from Myanmar to Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh following violence in Rakhine state, Myanmar. People have moved into settlements/ camps, several spontaneous settlements have come up and many are with host communities. The speed and scale of the influx has resulted in a critical humanitarian emergency with increasing needs for food, health, shelter, water and sanitation, as well as protection and education.

20 Oct 2017 description

Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh 20 October 2017 - More than 700 000 people over the age of one year have been administered oral cholera vaccine in the first phase of a campaign here to protect the newly arrived Rohingya population and their host communities against the deadly diarrheal disease.