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Rohingya Refugee Crisis - WHO Bangladesh Weekly Situation Report #33, 5 July 2018

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HIGHLIGHTS

  • Since 11 May, monsoon rains have affected 29,650 people, with 2,909 individuals displaced, 33 injured and 1 killed.

SITUATION OVERVIEW

  • The health sector has received US $15.2 million (13%) out of the $113.1 million requested through the Rohingya Refugee Crisis Joint Response Plan 2018 (https://fts.unocha.org/appeals/656/summary) as of 27 June 2018. Additional funding is required to attend to the health needs of the Rohingya community as well as strengthening the health system in Cox’s Bazar.

MONSOON UPDATES

• Since 11 May, 166 landslides/erosion and 119 wind/storms were reported.

• WHO alerted health partners to the temporary closure of a health facility as part of its routine monitoring of health service availability. The sector also gave live updates of roads made inaccessible due to monsoons.

• WHO helped train 30 Mobile Medical Team members in a WHO-funded workshop.