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20 Jul 2018 description

Highlights

  • A total of 9,756 individuals in 2,125 families have been verified through the Government of Bangladesh and UNHCR joint verification exercise as of 18 July. All individuals above the age of 12 have received an ID card and all households received a family certificate, which will be use for the provision of protection and assistance in Bangladesh. The exercise aims at consolidating a unified database for identity management, documentation, provision of protection and assistance, population statistics and ultimately solutions.

19 Jul 2018 description

706,364 New Rohingya Arrivals since 25 August 2017 to Cox’s Bazar*

919,000 Total Rohingya Population in Cox’s Bazar*

1.3 Million People in Need in Cox’s Bazar

Key Features

18 Jul 2018 description
report BRAC

Situation Update

The 30-year average for total rainfall in Cox’s Bazar in July stands at 931mm. As of 10 July, Cox’s Bazar has seen 222mm of rain. The forecast for this week includes approximately 30mm of rain per day and wind speeds of below 35 kilometres/hour.

18 Jul 2018 description

IN THIS UPDATE:

  • Refugees continue to arrive from Myanmar

  • Refugee verification exercise

  • Inauguration of camp leaders

  • Refugees relocated to new Camp 4 Extension

  • Emergency relocations in Chakmarkul for monsoon

  • UNHCR’s chief visits Rohingya settlements

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.

15 Jul 2018 description
report BRAC

SITUATION UPDATE

The United Nations Secretary General and the President of the World Bank visiting Cox’s Bazar last week, as well as the UN High Commissioner for Refugees and the Executive Director of UNFPA, marked significant progress for the humanitarian and development nexus in the response. The World Bank’s announcement of a USD 50 million grant to a health project—the first in a series that could total as much as USD 480 million—invited new mechanisms for financing and coordination.

14 Jul 2018 description
  • The Brahmaputra-Jamuna rivers are in falling trend. The Brahmaputra river may become steady while the Jamuna river may continue falling in next 48 hours.
  • The Ganges-Padma rivers are in rising trend. The Brahmaputra river may become steady while the Jamuna river may continue falling in next 48 hours.
  • The Water level of Surma river in the Upper Meghna basin is rising while the Kushiyara river is in falling trend. The Surma Kushiyara rivers may fall in next 48 hours.
13 Jul 2018 description

RAINFALL AND RIVER SITUATION SUMMARY AS ON JULY 13, 2018.

  • The Brahmaputra-Jamuna rivers are in falling trend may continue in next 48 hours.

  • The Water level of the Upper Meghna basin the Surma-Kushiyara and the Ganges-Padma rivers are in rising trend, which may continue rise in next 48 hours.

12 Jul 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

• On 2 July, UN Secretary-General António Guterres and President of the World Bank President Jim Yong Kim visited Cox’s Bazar. The World Bank announced it would provide Bangladesh with US$480 million for the Rohingya response, including health, education, water, sanitation and social protection.

12 Jul 2018 description

Overview

The Early Warning Early Action initiative has been developed with the understanding that disaster losses and emergency response costs can be drastically reduced by using early warning analysis to act before a crisis escalates into an emergency.
Early actions strengthen the resilience of at-risk populations, mitigate the impact of disasters and help communities, governments and national and international humanitarian agencies to respond more effectively and efficiently.

José Graziano da Silva, FAO Director-General

12 Jul 2018 description

Urgent needs

HI launched an emergency response in August 2017 to assist hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees who have fled Myanmar. Since June 2018, these already vulnerable people have had to face torrential rain. Floods and landslides make it difficult for HI’s teams to reach the most vulnerable people and to deliver humanitarian supplies.

12 Jul 2018 description

706,364 New Rohingya arrivals since 25 August 2017 to Cox’s Bazar

919,000 Total Rohingya Population in Cox’s Bazar

1.3 Million People in Need in Cox’s Bazar

Key Features