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15 Oct 2017 description

Highlights

• 537,000 new arrivals are reported as of 14 October, according to IOM Needs and Population Monitoring, UNHCR and other field reports from Naikhongchhari (Bandarbhan district).

• Cross border movement of over 18,000 newly arrived refugees has been verified in the past week.

• Partners reported that more than 7,000 individuals have been moved from Naikhongchhari (Bandarban district) to Kutupalong expansion site by local authorities.

09 Oct 2017 description

This report is produced by ISCG in collaboration with humanitarian partners. It covers 28 September until 4 October, 2017. The next report will be issued on 15 October

Highlights

  • 519,000 new arrivals are reported as of 7 October, including 467,800 identified through IOM Needs and Population Monitoring assessments in four upazilas of Cox’s Bazar district; 35,000 new arrivals that have settled in refugee camps, reported by UNHCR; and 16,200 reported by partners in Naikhongchhari (Bandarban district).

08 Oct 2017 description

On 25 August violence broke out in Rakhine state, Myanmar. As a result, 520,000 Rohingya are estimated to have crossed the border into Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh. People have been traveling for days, arrived with very few possessions, and are settling in overcrowded sites with limited access to basic services.

03 Oct 2017 description
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OVERVIEW OF THE CRISIS

Violence in Rakhine State, Myanmar, which began on 25 August 2017 has driven an estimated 509,000 Rohingya across the border into Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh. That day, insurgents attacked army and police posts in Rakhine, resulting in widespread violence, mass displacement of civilians and the suspension of most aid activities. In the following days, people began to flee across the border into Bangladesh.

01 Oct 2017 description

This report is produced by ISCG in collaboration with humanitarian partners. It covers 21 - 27 September 2017. The next report will be issued on 8 October.

Highlights

• 507,000 new arrivals are reported as of 30 September, including 453,300 new arrivals identified in IOM Needs and Population Monitoring assessments in four upazilas of Cox’s Bazar district; 35,000 in refugee camps reported by UNHCR and 18,700 reported by field staff in Naikhongchhari (Bandarbhan district).

24 Sep 2017 description

The National Strategy on Myanmar Refugees and Undocumented Myanmar Nationals (UMN) formulated by the Government of Bangladesh highlights the fact that more than 300,000 Rohingyas1 have crossed the border and are living in Bangladesh. Following an outbreak of violence on 9 October 2016 in the Rakhine State of Myanmar, approximately 80,000 undocumented Myanmar nationals (UMNs) fled to Bangladesh. The influx slowed in late February 2017. However, new arrivals were reported in July 2017, and a massive influx started in late August 2017 as a result of further violence.

22 Sep 2017 description
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18 Sep 2017 description

Background

In the early hours of 25 August, violence broke out in Rakhine State, Myanmar. As a result, it is estimated that more than 400,0001 people have crossed the border into Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh2. The extent and implications of the violence in Maynmar remains uncertain.

16 Sep 2017 description

Situation Overview

In the early hours of 25 August, violence broke out in Rakhine State. The extent and implications remain uncertain. To date, unverified estimations based on consolidated field reports of the agencies working in Cox’s Bazar are that 409,0001 people are estimated to have crossed the border into Bangladesh.

Key Figures

409,000 Accumulative arrivals since 25 Aug

159,000 Arrivals in Makeshift settlement / camp

229,000 Arrivals in new spontaneous sites

21,000 Arrivals in host communities

16 Sep 2017 description

This report is produced by ISCG in collaboration with humanitarian partners. It covers the period from 9 to 15 September 2017. The next report will be issued on 24 Sept.

Highlights

• Cross-border movement yesterday was slower compared to previous days. However, there was an increase in internal mobility with new arrivals moving from existing makeshift settlements and refugee camps towards new spontaneous sites. A daily movement monitoring system is being established to provide detailed information on population movements.

12 Sep 2017 description

Situation Overview

In the early hours of 25 August, violence broke out in Rakhine State. The extent and implications remain uncertain. To date, unverified estimations based on consolidated field reports of the agencies working in Cox’s Bazar are that 370,0001 people are estimated to have crossed the border into Bangladesh.

Key Figures

370,000 Accumulative arrivals since 25 Aug

35,000 Arrivals in host communities

150,000 Arrivals in Makeshift settlement / camp

185,000 Arrivals in new spontaneous sites

11 Sep 2017 description

In the early hours of 25 August, violence broke out in Rakhine State. The extent and implications remain uncertain. As of 7 September, 270,000 people are estimated to have crossed the border into Cox’s Bazar. This has almost tripled the number of Undocumented Myanmar Nationals in Cox’s Bazar over twelve days: there are now a total estimated 434,000 Undocumented Myanmar Nationals, and 34,000 registered refugees in Cox’s Bazar. The influx is expected to continue.

11 Sep 2017 description

Situation Overview

In the early hours of 25 August, violence broke out in Rakhine State. The extent and implications remain uncertain. To date, unverified estimations based on consolidated field reports of the agencies working in Cox’s Bazar are that 313,0001 people are estimated to have crossed the border into Bangladesh.

Key Figures

313,000 Accumulative arrivals since 25 Aug

90,000 Arrivals in host communities

156,000 Arrivals in Makeshift settlement / camp

10 Sep 2017 description

Situation Overview

In the early hours of 25 August, violence broke out in Rakhine State. The extent and implications remain uncertain. To date, unverified estimations based on consolidated field reports of the agencies working in Cox’s Bazar are that 294,0001 people are estimated to have crossed the border into Bangladesh.

294,000
Accumulative arrivals since 25 Aug

90,000
Arrivals in host communities

146,000
Arrivals in Makeshift settlement / camp