600 entries found
Sort by: Latest |Relevance
07 Sep 2018 description

Situation Overview

  • Light showers and one fire incident were recorded during the reporting period. The rains resulted in 12 incidents of landslides and flooding. 50 shelters across all settlements were destroyed affecting 315 individuals.

  • UNHCR and partners continue relocating refugees from areas at high risk of landslides to safe areas.
    Relocations were also necessary for construction activities and decongestion of overcrowded settlements as a risk mitigation measure.

UNHCR and Partners’ Response

06 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

  • Medical Officers from Ukhiya received training on Long-Acting Reversible Contraception (LARC) methods. The objective of the training is to enhance capacity of the service providers in Family Planning Services and to promote long acting methods among the Rohingya community.

05 Sep 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

• On August 23, the latest Rohingya child alert was launched which marks one year since the mass exodus. The report calls for urgent action from the international community to ensure a safe and adequate future for the refugee children and to avoid a lost generation of children if the necessary educational opportunities are not provided.

• 10,775 families collected soap supplies from outlets through the SCOPE evoucher system, which is in partnership with WFP.

05 Sep 2018 description

IN THIS UPDATE:

  • Refugees switch to ecofriendly cooking fuel

  • Tree planting by refugee volunteers takes root across settlements

  • Thai Red Cross provides medical support

  • Improvement in refugee nutritional status

  • Continuation of refugee registration & verification

  • Refugee arrival trends

  • Quick facts and figures

05 Sep 2018 description

Situation Overview

  • Light showers and windstorms were recorded during the reporting period, resulting in 19 incidents of landslide, flood, and fire across all settlements. A total of 81 shelters were damaged, affecting 715 individuals while 4 people were reportedly injured.

  • UNHCR relocated 31 families (126 individuals) living in areas at high risk of landslides to safe areas.
    Relocations also took place due to construction activities and as a risk mitigation effort to decongest overcrowded settlements.

04 Sep 2018 description
report BRAC

SITUATION UPDATE

No significant rain occurred in reporting period. Recent dry weather has allowed for increased work on shelter upgrading and relocation in the camps. People living in areas at high risk of landslides are being relocated to safer grounds.

Shelter upgrades continue in the camps and settlements, with 212,360 households supported with extra tarps, rope, bamboo and wire, and 160,637 households supported with tie-down kits to strengthen existing shelters.

02 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.

02 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.

01 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.

31 Aug 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