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25 Sep 2018 description

INTRODUCTION

Presenters: Margo Baars, Md. Nikarizzaman and Md. Rabiul Hasan

25 Sep 2018 description

KEY HIGHLIGHTS

• A Clinical Management of Mental, Neurological and Substance Use Conditions in Humanitarian Emegencies (mhGAP – HIG) training was organized in Cox's Bazar between 15-17 September, 2018 to strengthen the competencies of persons providing mental health and psychosocial support (MHPSS) services.

• ARI is causing major burden of illness in Rohingya camps, particularly in children <5 years of age.

SITUATION OVERVIEW

25 Sep 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.

24 Sep 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

  • The UNICEF Myanmar Country Representative visited Cox’s Bazar to view the condition of the Rohingya in the camps in Cox Bazar District, exchange ideas on best practices, and how to reinforce the collaboration between the two offices.

  • UNICEF in partnership with the Ministry of Disaster Management and Relief completed the timely construction of 1,500 latrines and 5,000 bathing cubicles and decommissioned 2,000 abandoned latrines.

20 Sep 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

  • IOM’s Counter Trafficking team conducted two trainings on Counter-Trafficking (CT) in Humanitarian Settings: A training for Health Providers for IOM Staffs and Partners and CounterTrafficking (CT) in Humanitarian Settings: A Training for NPM enumerators IOM. Three additional CT trainings for police officers and IOM staff and partners will take place.

20 Sep 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.

19 Sep 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.

19 Sep 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

19 Sep 2018 description

In Numbers

12,798.02 mt of food assistance distributed

US$ 2.8 m cash based transfers made

US$ 242.6 m Phase II (March – Dec 2018) total funding requirement for Cox’s Bazar L3 Emergency Response

US$ 108 m total confirmed contribution for Cox’s Bazar L3 Emergency Response

US$ 83.4 m six months (Sep 2018 - Feb 2019) net funding requirements for CSP of which US$ 54.8 m is for Cox’s Bazar L3 Emergency Response

17 Sep 2018 description

IN THIS UPDATE:

  • UNHCR increases community outreach across settlements

  • Helpline assisting refugees find protection solutions

  • Support to host community college with safe water

  • Sanitation mapping ongoing

  • Cyclone preparedness training intensified

  • Registration and verification

  • Refugee arrival trends

  • Quick facts and figures

17 Sep 2018 description

SITUATION OVERVIEW

WFP supports Rohingya refugees with life -saving food assistance through in-kind distributions, e-vouchers, malnutrition prevention and treatment programmes along with essential support to vulnerable members of the host community. WFP and partners are also enhancing self reliance skills among the refugee women and adolescent girls through life skills and vocational trainings.

17 Sep 2018 description

As of 15 September 2018, between than 4,200 and 5,000 people of Naria Upazila have become homeless due to the erosion on the Padma river. There is severe erosion in at least 10 points covering 7 kilometers on the banks of the Padma in Shariatpur district including Naria Pourashava, Kedarpur Union, Moktarer Char Union, Nawa Para Union, Charatra Union and Gharisara union (BDNews24 10/09/2018). In addition to homes, all of the roads, bridges, culverts, and other critical infrastructure in the areas have submerged in the river.

17 Sep 2018 description

Period covered: 5 – 11 September 2018 Location: Bangladesh

KEY HIGHLIGHTS

• Bangladesh is experiencing seasonal influenza, which may also be circulating in the camp area.

• A total of 1 988 family and 70 community water filters have so far been distributed to 13 partner organizations with the main beneficiaries being pregnant women.

• Since February 2018, 18 327 children of 0-23 months have received BCG vaccination while the Pentavalent vaccine has been administered to 20 522 children.

SITUATION OVERVIEW

16 Sep 2018 description

Highlights
- WFP and partners have launched the Safe Access to Fuel and Energy (SAFE) pilot project for refugees, with distributions of cooking stoves and gas cylinders.
- WFP’s response to meet the needs of the Rohingya refugees and the most vulnerable in the host community costs USD 20 million per month.