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Rohingya Refugee Crisis - WHO Bangladesh Weekly Situation Report #47, 17 October 2018

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KEY HIGHLIGHTS

  • Acute respiratory infection and suspected malaria are still showing an increasing trend.

  • EWARS supportive supervision was piloted with an aim of improving quality of data and provision of support to health partners

SITUATION OVERVIEW

  • There are an estimated 921,000 Rohingya refugees (215,796 families) in Cox’s Bazar, according to the latest Needs and Population Monitoring (NPM) round 12 exercise. The Rohingya refugees continue to arrive in Bangladesh, though the overall influx has slowed since the onset of the crisis in late August 2017. From 1 January-15 September 2018, UNHCR has recorded 13,764 new arrivals to Bangladesh