IOM Bangladesh: Rohingya Humanitarian Crisis Response - External Update, 20 - 26 July 2018

from International Organization for Migration
Published on 26 Jul 2018

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

Key Features

  • Following the heavy rains of the past two days, 49 incidents were reported, affecting over 4,700 individuals.

  • Site Development activities this week included cleaning 24 drainage canals to increase gravity flow and avoid flooding, building and repairing 38 bridges in all camps, as well as steps and pathways amounting to a total of 667 meters in all camps.

  • IOM organised a training session on Introduction of Human Trafficking and Exploitation for IOM staffs and partners, which provided an overview of key concepts related to victim identification, understanding the experience of trafficked persons & case study, referral mechanism and interviewing techniques.

  • Skills mapping of women in all camps is being carried out. In Camp 11, 60 Rohingya women have been enlisted for cash-for-work, Communication with Communities (CwC) and voluntary work.

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