Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, 17 November 2018: Nearly 330,000 Rohingyas refugees and Bangladesh host community will be vaccinated against cholera in a month-long campaign beginning today in the refugee camps in Cox’s Bazar and its nearby areas, to protect vulnerable population against the deadly disease amidst increased risk of flooding in the ongoing cyclone season.
THE SEVERE CYCLONIC STORM ']'ITLI' OVER WEST-CENTRAL BAY AND ADJOINING AREA MOVED SLIGHTLY NORTH-NORTHWESTWARDS, INTE,NSIFIED.INTO A SEVERE CYCLONIC STORM WITH A CORE OF HURRICANE, WIND (ECP: 982 HPA) OVER WEST-CENTRAL BAY AND ADJOINING NORTHWEST BAY (LAT. 17.5oN, LONG. 85.4'E) AND wAS CENTRED Al' 06 PM TODAY (t0 OCTOBER, 2018) ABOU-| 880 KM SOI_JTHWEST OF CHATTOGRAM PORT, 850 KM SOUTHWEST OF COX'S BAZAR POR'|, 720 KM SOUTHWE,ST OF MONGLA PORT AND 740 KM SOUTHWEST OF PAYRA PORT.
Bangladesh is amongst those countries most vulnerable to climate-related shocks and stresses that come with frequent natural disasters. Its geographic location, land characteristics and multiplicity of rivers coupled with high population density compounds Bangladesh’s vulnerability during natural disasters.
Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, 26 August 2018 - A year ago, the world witnessed one of the largest cross-border forced displacements of recent times. Within the space of a single month, close to half a million Rohingya men, women and children fled their homes in Northern Rakhine State to seek safety in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh. The number of new arrivals has now risen to over 720,000 persons.
Bangladesh, August 2018 - The Ministry of Finance of Bangladesh with support from the Inclusive Budgeting and Financing for Climate Resilience (IBFCR) project of United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) held in Dhaka a ceremony to launch Bangladesh's Citizens Climate Budget Report 2018-19.