The CERF funds will help tens of thousands of people fleeing violence in Myanmar and seeking refuge in Bangladesh. Over the past two weeks, more than 160,000 people have fled fighting in Rakhine state to Bangladesh.
An estimated 30 million people have been affected by flooding in India. At the height of the emergency, 1.1 million people were hosted in 3,271 camps. People have begun to return home as water levels are dropping.
UNICEF is responding to 1.5 million flood affected people by providing water purification tablets, hygiene kits, jerry cans and bleaching powder. UNICEF is also assisting Rohingya children and their families in Cox’s Bazar.