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Rohingya Refugee Crisis - WHO Bangladesh Weekly Situation Report #32, 28 June 2018

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KEY HIGHLIGHTS

  • Cumulatively 28 464 people have been affected by the Monsoon rains since 11 May 2018.

  • Health sector continued to monitor the temporary health facility closures as well as road inaccessibility resulting from the monsoon rains.

  • Following the recent heavy rains, the Health Sector stakeholders have been alerted to increased risks of water and vector-borne disease outbreaks.

SITUATION OVERVIEW

  • According to the Needs and Population Monitoring (NPM) exercise, there are an estimated 919 000 Rohingya refugees in Cox’s Bazar as of 21 June 2018. Of these, 706 364 are new arrivals since 25 August 2017.

  • The health sector has received 12.3% of the US$113.1 million requested through Rohingya Refugee Crisis Joint Response Plan 2018 (https://fts.unocha.org/appeals/656/summary as of 27 June 2018). Additional funding is required to cater for the health needs of the Rohingya community as well as strengthening the health system in Cox’s Bazar.

MONSOON UPDATES

• The 22 June 2018 report by Inter Sector Coordination Group (ISCG) indicates that since 11 May 2018, 28,415 people have been affected by the Monsoon rains. A total of 2 785 individuals have been displaced while 33 people have been injured and one person reported dead in the camps.

• In addition, several incidents including 134 landslides, 97 wind-storms, flood, water-logging and fire have been reported since 11 May 2018.

• Further, several infrastructures were reported damaged. These include 3 311 shelters, 22 waterpoints, 300 latrines and 1 health facility.