2.6m internally displaced people (IDP)
248,000 Syrian Refugees
622 000 cumulative arrivals in Bangladesh
341 000 arrivals in Kutupalong-Balukhali site
235 000 arrivals in other settlements & camps
46 000 arrivals in host communities
Hurricane Maria caused catastrophic damage and a major humanitarian crisis in Puerto Rico. The category 5 storm hit the US territory of Puerto Rico on September 20th, 2017. There are 3.5 million in Puerto Rico which is equivalent to the State of Connecticut in size.
607 000 new arrivals in Bangladesh
325 660 registered using biometrics
Gaps in WASH, FOOD SECURITY & HEALTH.
Since 25 August 2017, an estimated 607,000 Rohingya have crossed into Bangladesh fleeing violence in Myanmar’s Rakhine State, increasing the total Rohingya population in Cox’s Bazar to 820,000.
537 000 new arrivals in Bangladesh
Gaps in WASH, FOOD SECURITY & HEALTH
• Violence in Rakhine State - which began on 25/08/2017 - has driven an estimated 537,000 Rohingya across the border into Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh creating a critical humanitarian emergency. In some of the refugee sites, there is no access to water and sanitation facilities, raising the risks of an outbreak of disease.