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IOM Bangladesh: Rohingya Humanitarian Crisis Response - External Update (19 - 25 October 2018)

Situation Report
Originally published


708,000 New Rohingya Arrivals since 25 August 2017 to Cox's Bazar.

921,000 Total Rohingya Population in Cox's Bazar.

1.3 Million People in Need in Cox's Bazar


♦ IOM Need and Population Monitoring, together with the Protection unit, trained 35 REACH enumerators for Multi-Sectoral Need Assessment on Counter-Trafficking (CT). The aim of the training was to provide guidance to the participants on how to collect CT data in humanitarian settings.

♦ IOM supported the creation of a community-based Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) women's group to help increase awareness among the community on DRR, mitigation and preparedness.

♦ IOM continues to rollout community level risk mapping to support development of community level protection plans, with the objective to strengthen dialogue between affected communities, service providers, duty bearers and humanitarian actors on how affected persons perceive different risks and threats and identify entry points for safe interventions.

♦ A total of 50 IOM staff and Implementing Partners participated in a three-day Site Management/Camp Coordination and Camp Management training in Cox's Bazar.