ISCG Monsoon response in Rohingya refugee camps weekly update | 30 August to 5 September 2019

Report
from Inter Sector Coordination Group
Published on 11 Sep 2019 View Original

I - SITUATION OVERVIEW

  • During the reporting period, from 30 August to 5 September, monsoon-related events affected1 over 43 refugees. There were no reported weather-related fatalities or injuries during the reporting period.

  • The monsoon season in Bangladesh officially started on 17 June. However, weather-related incidents have been recorded in the Rohingya refugee camps since April2 . Since then, some 51,882 people have been affected and 1,558 temporarily displaced.

  • The Health Sector is responding to an increased number of Dengue cases reported in the camps and host community. Minimising mosquito breeding in camps is a current priority, requiring an inter-sectoral approach to eliminate mosquito larvae breeding sites.