Good health is essential for refugees to be able to rebuild their lives.
Signing today with @WHO a Joint Plan of Action on refugee health in 🇧🇩Bangladesh!
Working together so that refugees + affected host communities can exercise their right to a healthy life and well-being https://t.co/jmnQTGgAer
for supporting the Rohingya refugee response in 🇧🇩!
With @MOFAkr_eng support, we can provide
- LPG to refugees in Cox's Bazar
- Humanitarian activities & essential services on Bhasan Char!
UNHCR Representative in Bangladesh @JohannesKlaauw met with the newly appointed Refugee Relief and Repatriation Commissioner to discuss operational issues and reiterate the support to the communities hosting Rohingya refugees. https://t.co/lPZzQTf2wO
In Cox’sBazar, Bangladesh
4,945 Rohingya refugees were directly affected by Cyclone #Sitrang
169 shelters were damaged
0 lives were lost!
With the support of the humanitarian organisations, reconstruction has commenced so families can safely return to their homes. https://t.co/bWjWe4MNTb
Strong preparedness activities helped reduce the impact of the cyclone in the Rohingya refugee camps in Bangladesh,
Only material damage has been reported.
Some shelters were destroyed but families had already been evacuated and are ready to start rebuilding. https://t.co/RT2mVGulOp
Rohingya refugees in the camps in Cox’s Bazar and on Bhasan Char are tying down their shelters, securing their belongings and preparing as much as they can for the cyclone.
Preparedness is key to prevent loss, when disaster strikes. https://t.co/FTNR86uJSD
We have signed a multi-year Memorandum of Understanding with Dhaka University Law Department to facilitate a certificate #course on “Refugee Law and Protection of Refugees and Other Persons of Concern to UNHCR” for students