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24 Sep 2017 description

This report is produced by ISCG in collaboration with humanitarian partners. It covers 20 - 23 September 2017. The next report will be issued on 26 Sept.

Highlights

• Over the last two days, movement across the border reportedly decreased with only small numbers of people noted to be moving into Cox’s Bazar.

• Refugees who have arrived since 25 August continue to move to the new Kutupalong Expansion site, where they are constructing new shelters.

22 Sep 2017 description
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22 Sep 2017 description

This report is produced by ISCG in collaboration with humanitarian partners. It covers 20 September 2017. The next report will be issued on 22 Sept.

Highlights

22 Sep 2017 description

Highlights

  • IOM Director General declared a ‘Level 3 Emergency’ for Bangladesh to ensure a rapid and effective scale-up of the humanitarian response. Additional staff have been deployed and IOM’s Migration Emergency Funding Mechanism has been activate

  • Since the current influx began, IOM distributed 30,000 tarpaulins, installed 248 emergency latrines, trucked 72,000 litres of water, and provided healthcare services to over 18,000 patients.

22 Sep 2017 description

Cox’s Bazar, 22 September 2017: To monitor health issues affecting the over 422 000 people in camps and settlements in Bangladesh’s Cox’s Bazar, WHO has set up a Control Room as part of the humanitarian health response.

20 Sep 2017 description

Country Operations

In 2018, there will be Humanitarian Response Plans in 23 countries: Afghanistan, Burundi, Chad, Cameroon, CAR, DRC, Republic of Congo, Ethiopia, Haiti, Iraq, Libya, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Myanmar, Pakistan, Sudan, South Sudan, Somalia, Syria, Ukraine and Yemen. The HRPs for Cameroon, Chad, CAR, DRC, Somalia, Haiti, Sudan, Nigeria (and potentially Niger and Afghanistan) will be multi-year Plans.

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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

KEY HIGHLIGHTS

  • Since 25 August more than 379 000 people are estimated to have crossed from Myanmar to Bangladesh following violence in Rakhine state, Myanmar

  • 156 000 are located in makeshift settlement/camps, 35 000 in host communities and 188 000 in new spontaneous settlements

  • 26 747 people have been displaced in Myanmar

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.

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
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Measles, rubella and polio vaccination campaign kicks off in refugee settlements

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COX’S BAZAR, 17 September 2017 – A vaccination campaign against measles, rubella and polio is underway to immunize 150,000 Rohingya children below the age of 15 in 68 refugee settlements close to the border with Myanmar.

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.

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
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15 Sep 2017 description

This Revised Emergency Appeal is urgently seeking 12,763,504 Swiss francs to support the Bangladesh Red Crescent Society (BDRCS) in delivering assistance and support to a cumulative total of 100,000 people. The budget includes 2,070,00 Swiss francs allocation for the deployment of Emergency Response Units (ERUs).