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16 Oct 2018 description

The Bangladeshi communities were the first to respond to the massive influx of Rohingya refugees in 2017, providing lifesaving assistance together with the Government of Bangladesh. The rapid increase of population however has strained the already meagre local community resources, infrastructure, public services and affected the economy, particularly in Ukhiya and Teknaf sub-districts. Rise of prices of food and transportation, pressure on water resources and basic services, environmental and infrastructure degradation (e.g.

16 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.

16 Oct 2018 description
report European Commission

Dhaka, 15 October 2018 – In response to the collapse of the Padma River embankment in the central Bangladeshi district of Shariatpur, the European Union is providing EUR 80 000 (BDT 7.84 million) in humanitarian aid funding to address the needs of the most vulnerable families. The assistance will directly benefit a total of 15 000 people.

15 Oct 2018 description

Risks *

246,600 individuals (est.) / 57,424 HH at risk of landslide or flooding 41,751 ind. / 9,660 HH at highest risk of landslide prioritized for relocation**

incl. 24,126 ind. / 5,636 HH at highest risk of landslide in Kutupalong-Balukhali

Completed Relocations

26,177 ind. / 5,840 HH relocated to date, of those at risk of landslide prioritized for relocation (63% of prioritized caseload completed). incl. 1,112 HH to camp 4 extension and 1,180 HH to camp 20 extension

Remaining

14 Oct 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

• On the 27th of September the Health Minister inaugurated the extension of Cox’s Bazar District Hospital Special Care New-born Unit (SCANU) supported by UNICEF. The unit expanded from 24 to 65 beds. In 2018, a total of 2,258 sick new-born were treated in the three UNICEF-supported facilities in host communities.

13 Oct 2018 description

By Sharif Khan & Sajid Hasan, IFRC

After losing her husband more than 40 years ago and her sons in recent years, 81-year-old Amir Jan Bibi has been living a difficult life with her daughter. As the only surviving child, her daughter, who used to work as a cleaner in the Upazila Health Complex in Naria, lost her job when the entire complex collapsed into the Padma River due to erosion.

11 Oct 2018 description

706,000 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

  • The Child Protection unit participated in the Training of Trainers for Caring for Child Survivors. Additionally, the CP team did a Field Visit with Christian Blind Mission (CBM) to Child Friendly Spaces and Women Friendly Spaces to kickstart a project that will provide assistance to persons with disabilities.
10 Oct 2018 description

THE SEVERE CYCLONIC STORM ']'ITLI' OVER WEST-CENTRAL BAY AND ADJOINING AREA MOVED SLIGHTLY NORTH-NORTHWESTWARDS, INTE,NSIFIED.INTO A SEVERE CYCLONIC STORM WITH A CORE OF HURRICANE, WIND (ECP: 982 HPA) OVER WEST-CENTRAL BAY AND ADJOINING NORTHWEST BAY (LAT. 17.5oN, LONG. 85.4'E) AND wAS CENTRED Al' 06 PM TODAY (t0 OCTOBER, 2018) ABOU-| 880 KM SOI_JTHWEST OF CHATTOGRAM PORT, 850 KM SOUTHWEST OF COX'S BAZAR POR'|, 720 KM SOUTHWE,ST OF MONGLA PORT AND 740 KM SOUTHWEST OF PAYRA PORT.

10 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.