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08 Dec 2018 description
Myanmar is required to implement specific time-bound commitments that include the issuance of clear orders and accountability for breaching these orders, as well as timely investigation of alleged abuses.
04 Dec 2018 description
The UN and its partners aim to assist 93.6 million of the most vulnerable with food, shelter, health care, emergency education, protection and other basic assistance, according to the GHO.
23 Nov 2018 description
The hospital in Madhurchara, Ukhiya, is the first to offer in-patient services to refugees and members of the host community living in a particularly densely populated part of the camp.
23 Nov 2018 description
The responsibility for creating conditions conducive for voluntary return lies with Myanmar. UNHCR appeals to Myanmar to exert all efforts to create these conditions and address the root causes of the refugees’ displacement.
21 Nov 2018 description
Armed conflict, namely in Afghanistan and Syria, contributed to last year’s exceptionally high casualties, with 2,300 and more than 1,900 recorded in these States alone, respectively.
20 Nov 2018 description
Seventy buildings have now been completed under the first phase of the project, supported by the European Union, offering temporary shelter space for more than 4,500 people.
18 Nov 2018 description
In addition to vaccination, continuing efforts are being made with the support of UNICEF to improve access to clean water and sanitation and promote hygiene
16 Nov 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund
The consensus among refugees is that while conditions in the camps are tough, they remain preferable to the perceived risks of returning to Myanmar, says UNICEF.
14 Nov 2018 description
report Human Rights Watch
While the Bangladeshi government accepted approximately 700,000 Rohingya refugees after the Myanmar army’s ethnic cleansing campaign, Rohingya say authorities are now pressuring them to return.
13 Nov 2018 description
The estimated additional cost to deliver this education program in 2019 is almost US$60 million. ECW calls on donors to step up to the plate and provide further financing to fill the gap.
13 Nov 2018 description
report Save the Children
The warning comes 48 years after Cyclone Bhola ripped through the Bay of Bengal, killing more than 500,000, with 240 km/h winds. Only 5% of Rohingya shelters can resist winds up to 80km/h.
12 Nov 2018 description
It would not only violate Bangladesh’s international legal obligations and jeopardise the safety of the refugees, but risks triggering violence and greater instability on both sides of the border.
03 Nov 2018 description
A report highlights the importance of understanding the key sociocultural aspects of mental, health and wellbeing to assist humanitarian actors in providing effective culturally informed services to the Rohingya refugees.
30 Oct 2018 description
New IOM report highlights the need to continue supporting governments incorporate mobility dimensions in Disaster Risk Reduction policy, strategy and planning.
23 Oct 2018 description
report Christian Aid
One year on from the Rohingya funding conference, Christian Aid calls for the initial pledges to be transformed into a comprehensive and long-range plan to enhance refugee protection.
22 Oct 2018 description
On 21 October 2018, heavy rains triggered flashfloods in Sigi District, Central Sulawesi Province in the midst of the emergency response where 220,000 people remain displaced.
20 Oct 2018 description
report United Nations
The Special Envoy of the Secretary-General encourages all stakeholders concerned to find constructive solutions for the benefit of the suffering civilians, especially the women and children.
16 Oct 2018 description
Young girls sold into forced labour are the largest group of trafficking victims identified by the UN Migration Agency (IOM) in Bangladesh’s Rohingya refugee camps.
09 Oct 2018 description
More than 100 Rohingya women have formed a first committee to ensure women and girls have a direct channel to UN project managers without having to go through male camp leaders.