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UNCT Bangladesh
International Organization based in Bangladesh

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17 Aug 2016 description
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SUMMARY

PERIOD: August – October 2016

3.7 million People affected

130,965 persons Targeted

US$ 13,620,052 REQUIRED

Background

09 Aug 2016 description

Crisis Overview

According to official government estimates from the NDRCC, as of 6 August almost 3.7 million people across 19 districts of Bangladesh1 have been affected by monsoon-induced floods that began around 19 July. Dozens of people have died as a result of the floods, mostly from drowning and snakebite, with the death toll continuing to rise.2 Most deaths are thought to be children. (Health Cluster, 04.08.2016).

23 Jun 2016 description

Humanitarian Response

Food Security

  • To date, 20 organizations have started their response, mainly INGOs (14 INGOs: Islamic Relief, Muslim Aid, Christian Aid, Concern World Wide, ACF, Save the Children International, CRS, BRAC, Oxfam, DanChurchAid, Solidarites International, ADRA and World Vision Bangladesh), five (5) local NGOs (Coast Trust, Mukti, YPSA, RIC and Shushilan), the Red Cross-Red Crescent (IFRC/BDRC) and one (1) UN agency (WFP);

09 Jun 2016 description

Food Security

  • To date, 19 organizations have started their response, mainly INGOs (13 INGOs: Islamic Relief, Muslim Aid, Christian Aid, Concern World Wide, ACF, Save the Children International, CRS, BRAC, Oxfam, DanChurchAid, Solidarites International and ADRA), five (5) local NGOs (Coast Trust, Mukti, YPSA, RIC and Shushilan), the Red Cross-Red Crescent (IFRC/BDRC) and one (1) UN agency (WFP);

  • The estimated amount delivered (or in process) is 1,000,033 USD (29% of the amount requested);

05 Jun 2016 description

Prepared jointly by Humanitarian Coordination Task Team (HCTT)

SUMMARY

Background

PERIOD June-August 2016

1.3 million people affected

People targeted for humanitarian assistance:
33% of affected population
432,162

USD 12 million requested