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COVID-19 and Monsoon Preparedness and response for the Rohingya refugee camps and host communities in Cox’s Bazar District Weekly Update #27 | 4 to 10 September 2020

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“Due to this pandemic, I have faced a lot of challenges having to stay 4 months away from family. However, as a humanitarian I feel proud to be a part of the Sector’s COVID-19 emergency response and the Rohingya Operation as a whole.” – Majedul Haque, a Bangladeshi frontline worker supporting the Logistics

Sector in the Rohingya refugee response in Cox’s Bazar. Majedul is among many national staff who are playing a critical role in the humanitarian COVID-19 response and monsoon preparedness.
As part of the Logistics Sector, Majedul has led trainings on setting up Mobile Storage Units (MSU) in Bangla to reach a wider audience and facilitated several MSU set-up efforts to support partners, including in the establishment of the COVID-19 Logistics Hub in Sea Palace, and the UNHCR warehouse in Uttarana. Majedul has also helped IRC and Medair set up their isolation and health care units, among other initiatives. As part of monsoon preparedness activities, Majedul has guided partners on how they can take precautions and protect their cargo and valuable assets such as MSUs and generators to prevent damage from heavy rains and wind.