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IOM Bangladesh: Rohingya Humanitarian Crisis Response - External Update (14 - 20 September 2018)

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706,000 New Rohingya Arrivals since 25 August 2017 to Cox’s Bazar

919,000 Total Rohingya Population in Cox’s Bazar

1.3 Million People in Need in Cox’s Bazar


  • IOM’s Counter Trafficking team conducted two trainings on Counter-Trafficking (CT) in Humanitarian Settings: A training for Health Providers for IOM Staffs and Partners and CounterTrafficking (CT) in Humanitarian Settings: A Training for NPM enumerators IOM. Three additional CT trainings for police officers and IOM staff and partners will take place.

  • In response to several fires that have occurred in the Camps, IOM is scaling up fire preparedness activities and awareness in discussion with the community.

  • NPM has published its latest Site Assessment Round 12 Baseline Master List. This dataset is the baseline survey prior to NPM’s forthcoming monthly Site Assessment (Round 12).

  • An Emergency Coordination meeting was held between SM agencies and the Additional Secretary of the Ministry of Disaster Management & Relief to discuss coordination mechanisms for distribution of emergency shelter kits, safety and hygiene kits and food ration, safety and security in the Camps.

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