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16 Mar 2018 description
UN and NGO partners released the 2018 Joint Response Plan, a US$951 million appeal to meet the needs of nearly 900,000 Rohingya refugees and more than 330,000 Bangladeshis.
15 Mar 2018 description
According to ACAPS' latest Humanitarian Access Overview report, the access situation has deteriorated in Cameroon, Ethiopia, Libya, Mali, Myanmar, Pakistan, and Turkey.
13 Mar 2018 description
report United Nations
'The intent of the perpetrators was to cleanse northern Rakhine state of their existence, possibly even to destroy the Rohingya as such, which, if proven, would constitute the crime of genocide.'
13 Mar 2018 description
New roads and structures are being built over burned Rohingya villages and land, making it even less likely for refugees to return to their homes.
09 Mar 2018 description
Since IOM began collecting data through the Missing Migrants Project in 2014, it has recorded the deaths of 1,234 women. This figure represents less than five percent of the total.
06 Mar 2018 description
Recently arrived Rohingya interviewed by Gilmour and other UN officials in Cox’s Bazar provided credible accounts of continued killings, rape, torture, and abductions, as well as forced starvation.
05 Mar 2018 description
The safety of a group of Rohingya refugees living in a "no man's land" between Myanmar and Bangladesh sparks concern, with reports of orders to vacate the area by the Myanmar authorities.
05 Mar 2018 description
The need for external food assistance in 37 countries – either affected by conflict or adverse climate shocks – remains unchanged compared to the situation three months back.
24 Feb 2018 description
Wild elephants and snakes, violent men lurking in the forest and human traffickers on the prowl during the night are among the most pressing fears faced by children who fled Myanmar.
23 Feb 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund
Floods caused by the forthcoming cyclone season are likely to engulf the fragile camps where the most of the refugees are living, raising the likelihood of waterborne disease outbreaks.
23 Feb 2018 description
The participating agencies - IOM, UNDP, UNFPA, UNHCR, UNICEF, UN Women and WFP - will provide a range of food and development assistance throughout Rakhine State.
20 Feb 2018 description
Small engineering projects continue in the settlements where UNHCR operates to build bamboo-reinforced footpaths and stairs, raised bridges, and retaining walls for soil stabilization and drainage networks.
20 Feb 2018 description
An estimated 60,000 children are expected to be born in the camps in the next year. Besides newborns, pregnant and young mothers; children, adults and the elderly need basic health services.
19 Feb 2018 description
More than 1,550 houses have been damaged or destroyed across Tonga's islands. A one-month State of Emergency has been declared for the whole country until 12 March.
16 Feb 2018 description
Almost all the refugee children who took part in a drawing activity session run by IOM’s psychosocial support team in Bangladesh drew houses, with family inside, expressing their desire for safety.
15 Feb 2018 description
report Save the Children
"The War on Children: Time to End Violations Against Children in Armed Conflict" shows this number has increased by 75% since the early 1990s to at least 357 million globally.
14 Feb 2018 description
As many as 726,600 refugees have benefited from WFP’s latest round of food distributions, including 113,000 women and young children who have received special nutritious food.
13 Feb 2018 description
Filippo Grandi warns that conditions are not yet conducive for voluntary repatriation, and the denial of rights, including the lack of citizenship, must first be addressed.
13 Feb 2018 description
IOM says 8,154 migrants and refugees entered Europe by sea in the first six weeks of 2018. This compares with 12,358 arrivals across the region through the same period last year.
12 Feb 2018 description
Tropical Cyclone Gita passed Samoa on 10 February with damage and localized flooding reported. More than 80,000 people in Tonga are currently expected to be impacted by the cyclone.