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  • UNHCR’s first diarrhoea treatment centre (20 beds) is now operational in Kutupalong. It was established in partnership with Gonoshathaya Kendra (GK) with the technical participation of Medical Teams International, under the Refugee Health Units. A second treatment centre should be operational by the end of the week in Nayapara. In total, UNHCR plans to open 4 to 6 diarrhoea treatment centres with a total capacity of 80 beds over the next six months.
    highlight 06 Oct 2017 (6 years ago)
    Bangladesh / Myanmar - Asylum-seekers
  • UNHCR identified sites to build five additional health centres, as planned in its emergency response plan. Two centres are under construction and already providing some services, such as outpatient and maternity services. The five health centres will benefit approximately 50,000 patients each, thus covering a total 250,000 refugees.
    highlight 13 Oct 2017 (6 years ago)
    Bangladesh / Myanmar - Asylum-seekers
  • UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency has relocated some 1,700 new refugees to a government-allocated site in south-eastern Bangladesh, decongesting existing facilities in Kutupalong and giving them a home after weeks on the move.
    highlight 27 Oct 2017 (6 years ago)
    Bangladesh / Myanmar - Asylum-seekers
  • UNHCR teams conducted a mapping of latrine and tube wells in two zones of Kutupalong to analyze the distribution of facilities in the zones and better assess whether coverage is sufficient in the area. So far, over 200 WASH facilities have been mapped. This exercise has shown an urgent need for desludging and for additional latrines. UNHCR and partners are already planning the constructions of 10 latrines and four tube wells in one zone of Kutupalong. These will cater for 500 and 2,000 people respectively.
    highlight 11 Jan 2018 (6 years ago)
    Bangladesh / Myanmar - Asylum-seekers
  • In the past two weeks, 623 families living in flood-prone areas of Kutupalong were relocated to safer parts of the settlement. UNHCR is working closely with the government and other partners to prepare for the upcoming monsoon season.
    highlight 10 Mar 2018 (6 years ago)
    Bangladesh / Myanmar - Asylum-seekers
  • The Government of Bangladesh and UNHCR launched a joint verification exercise for Rohingya refugees in Cox's Bazar. The exercise will help consolidate a unified database for the purposes of protection, identity management, documentation, provision of assistance, population statistics, and ultimately solutions for an estimated 900,000 refugees who have fled from Myanmar to Bangladesh. It is expected to take up to six months to complete.
    highlight 21 Jun 2018 (5 years ago)
    / Myanmar - Asylum-seekers
  • UNHCR’s Assistant High Commissioner for Operations, George Okoth-Obbo, visiting Bangladesh to see the agency’s ongoing response to the Rohingya refugee emergency and preparations ahead of the monsoon season.
    highlight 29 May 2018 (5 years ago)
    / Myanmar - Asylum-seekers
  • United Nations agencies and NGO partners today released the 2018 Joint Response Plan (JRP) for the Rohingya Humanitarian Crisis, a US$951 million appeal to meet the urgent needs of nearly 900,000 Rohingya refugees and more than 330,000 vulnerable Bangladeshis in the communities hosting them.
    highlight 16 Mar 2018 (6 years ago)
    / Myanmar - Asylum-seekers
  • UN High Commissioner for Refugees urged governments and business leaders in the Asia-Pacific to show solidarity with refugees in the region and share responsibility for protecting and finding solutions for them. Addressing ministers of 26 countries at the Seventh Ministerial Conference of the Bali Process in Indonesia, he appealed for regional support for over 700,000 Rohingya refugees who fled to Bangladesh.
    highlight 07 Aug 2018 (5 years ago)
    Bangladesh / Myanmar - Asylum-seekers
  • After spending two days visiting Cox's Bazar, Angelina Jolie, Special Envoy of UNHCR, met with Bangladesh's Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen, in which she expressed UNHCR’s gratitude to the people and Government of Bangladesh for their generosity in receiving Rohingya refugees. She reiterated UNHCR’s support for collective efforts to enable Rohingya refugees to live dignified lives in Bangladesh and the pursuit of lasting solutions.
    highlight 06 Feb 2019 (5 years ago)
    Myanmar / Myanmar - Asylum-seekers