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17 Jul 2018 description

In Numbers

706,360 refugee arrivals since August 2017

During June:
839,650 refugees received food assistance
• 138,940 families received in-kind food
• 46,495 families received food assistance through e-vouchers

Highlights

• WFP is planning a life skills activity for Rohingya refugees, a self-reliance pilot targeting the most vulnerable women and adolescent girls.

12 Jul 2018 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Between January and June 2018 the Logistics Sector increased the number of Logistics Hubs providing common storage services to the humanitarian community from one Logistics Hub in Ukhiya to three in Ukhiya, Madhu Chara and Teknaf. There is now 5,000 m3 of free to user Common storage available to humanitarian organisations working in Cox’s Bazar. This is an increase of 2,200 m3 .

04 Jul 2018 description

Highlights

  • Vehicle access to the roads within Kutupalong Camp remains restricted to vehicles less than 3 mt trucks (net weight) over the past week, in an effort to maintain humanitarian access and transport of relief items within the camp, while allowing for ongoing repair and construction on road infrastructure.

02 Jul 2018 description

The Emergency Nutrition Assessment Round 2 was conducted from 28th April to 28th May, 2018 in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh as a multi-agency exercise carried out on behalf of the Nutrition Sector. Consisting of two SMART surveys, the objective was to assess the nutrition status of the Rohingya women and children living in camps in the Ukhia and Teknaf Upazilas. The first nutrition survey was conducted in the Makeshift Settlements (estimated population 904,657) and the second survey in Nayapara Refugee Camp (estimated population 24,430).

26 Jun 2018 description

Highlights

  • Access to the roads within Kutupalong Camp has been restricted to vehicles less than 3 mt trucks (net weight) over the past week, in an effort to maintain humanitarian access and transport of relief items within the camp, while allowing for ongoing repair and construction on road infrastructure.

20 Jun 2018 description

What is FFA?

The most food-insecure people often live in fragile and degraded landscapes and areas prone to recurrent natural shocks and other risks.

Food Assistance for Assets (FFA) is one of WFP’s flagship initiatives aimed at addressing the most food-insecure people’s immediate food needs with cash, voucher or food transfers while also helping improve their long-term food security and resilience.