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12 Dec 2018 description

Highlights:

  • Nearly 9 out of 10 displaced households were able to maintain or improve their food consumption to acceptable levels thanks to increased assistance levels and the transition to vouchers

  • During the monsoon season, displaced households resorted to negative livelihood coping such as borrowing money to buy food, selling food assistance, sending children to work, and increased the use of asset depletion strategies by spending savings and selling productive assets

31 Oct 2018 description

Category 1 incident reporting: On any day an incident occurs, the Site Management Sector, with technical support from IOM NPM, collates reports received from Site Management Support agencies. A report is then circulated each evening. This provides an overview of incident, needs, and immediate response provided. Please note that information provided through these initial incident reports is preliminary. Numbers are subject to change with more detailed assessment.

30 Oct 2018 description

Category 1 incident reporting: On any day an incident occurs, the Site Management Sector, with technical support from IOM NPM, collates reports received from Site Management Support agencies. A report is then circulated each evening. This provides an overview of incident, needs, and immediate response provided. Please note that information provided through these initial incident reports is preliminary. Numbers are subject to change with more detailed assessment.

26 Oct 2018 description

Highlights
- USG provides more than $185 million in additional FY 2018 humanitarian funding to assist crisis-affected populations in Burma and Bangladesh
- UN, NGOs call for improved humanitarian access to Burma’s Rakhine State and increased support for vulnerable Rohingya

25 Oct 2018 description

The traffic lights diagram above is based on the result of multisectoral priortrisation tool developed by the Analysis Hub. The tool uses NPM site assessment Round 12 data from five sectors to priortise needs geographically, at the majhee block level. The 32 indicators are selected from five sectors to build a composite index, and combined to present the Basic Needs Gap index at the majhee block level.

25 Oct 2018 description

708,000 New Rohingya Arrivals since 25 August 2017 to Cox's Bazar.

921,000 Total Rohingya Population in Cox's Bazar.

1.3 Million People in Need in Cox's Bazar

KEY FEATURES

♦ IOM Need and Population Monitoring, together with the Protection unit, trained 35 REACH enumerators for Multi-Sectoral Need Assessment on Counter-Trafficking (CT). The aim of the training was to provide guidance to the participants on how to collect CT data in humanitarian settings.

25 Oct 2018 description

Monsoon Impact

The monsoon season in Bangladesh runs from June to September, preceded and succeeded by cyclone seasons, running from April to May and from October to November.

Primary data available from March, before the beginning of the first cyclone season in 2018, and from July, midmonsoon, allows for a first analysis of the impact of the cyclone/monsoon season so far.

Notable changes between March and July include:

25 Oct 2018 description
report BRAC

BRAC has been implementing a holistic, multi-sector response since the latest influx began in August 2017, in close coordination with the Government and different humanitarian partners through the Inter Sector Coordination Group. We have been working with the host communities in Cox’s Bazar for the last 35 years and specifically with the Rohingya population from previous influxes since December 2016. We are pursuing an adaptive, phase-wise strategy that sequences our interventions to provide integrated services to everyone (Rohingya and host communities) affected by the crisis.

23 Oct 2018 description

Through community consultations, UNHCR identified 1,400 locations in refugee settlements that need street lighting and mapped those requiring repair. UNHCR is procuring 1,000 solar street lights for installation in refugee sites and will repair the damaged lights. More than 1,600 street lights have been installed as of September in refugee settlements and host community areas to increase security during night time, particularly for women and girls.

22 Oct 2018 description
report BRAC

BRAC has been implementing a holistic, multi-sector response since the influx began in August 2017, in close coordination with the government and other partners through the Inter Sector Coordination Group. We have been working in Cox’s Bazar for the last 35 years, including specifically with the Rohingya population from previous influxes, and are pursuing an adaptive, phase-wise strategy that sequences our interventions to provide integrated services to everyone affected by the crisis.

SITUATION UPDATE

18 Oct 2018 description

708,000 New Rohingya Arrivals since 25 August 2017 to Cox's Bazar.

921,000 Total Rohingya Population in Cox's Bazar.

1.3 Million People in Need in Cox's Bazar

Key Features

  • IOM, along with other Gender Based Violence actors, conducted a series of envisioning exercises with girls on International Day of th eGirl Child to explore and caputre key markers of change that girls and adolescent girls would like to see in their communities, in the camp and their vision for a future.

17 Oct 2018 description

"The flood took everything away from us by destroying our house. We are in this situation because of the flood," says one girl

By Otto Simonsson

DHAKA, Oct 17 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Four years ago, when her family's home in central Bangladesh was washed away by floods, Pakhi and her family migrated to Dhaka to look for work.

But with many families arriving in an already overcrowded city, with jobs hard to find, and with the family struggling to eat, the teenager eventually took one of the few jobs available.