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Joint Response Plan for Rohingya Humanitarian Crisis January- December 2019

Strategic Executive Group and Partners , Eds.: United Nations and Partners, (2019)

The Joint Response Plan sets out a comprehensive programme shaped around three strategic objectives – deliver protection, provide life-saving assistance and foster social cohesion. The Plan covers all humanitarian sectors and addresses key cross-cutting issues, including protection and gender mainstreaming. The Plan will also strengthen emergency preparedness and response for weather-related risks and natural disasters, with a focus on community engagement.

Emergency Plan of Action Final Report: Myanmar Monsoon Floods 2018

International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, Eds.: IFCR, (2018)

Heavy seasonal monsoon brought strong winds and heavy rains across Myanmar since the beginning of July 2018, causing increased water levels in major rivers and floods in many regions and states. The regions of Nay Pyi Taw, Bago, Tanintharyi, Magway, Sagaing and Ayeyarwady as well as Mon and Kayin states were reported to have been affected.

Situation report Rohingya Refugee Crisis Cox’s Bazar | (covering 11 December - 07 January 2019)

ISCG Intersector Coordination Group, (2019)

Critical services continued during the election period. The Oral Cholera Vaccination campaign was completed on 13 December 2018 after vaccinating over 356,000 refugees and Bangladeshis. Camps in Charge officals in Camps 3 and 4, supported by Protection Working Group, held a ‘Victory Cup’ football match for refugee teams and thousands of spectators. Educational data was collected to allow grouping of students into appropriate learning levels. WASH Sector surveyed canals and lakes for opportunities to bolster water access. Congestion continues to heighten a range of risks to refugee

Rohingya Refugee Crisis - WHO Bangladesh Bi-Weekly Situation Report #1, 17 January 2019

World Health Organization WHO, (2019)

The number of varicella cases reported this week in 1 358. WHO and the health sector are working in collaboration with Education sector and Risk communication to contain the disease. A total of 2.2 million doses were administered in 2018 through two Penta/Td, bOPV campaigns and two OCV campaigns

Myanmar 2019 Humanitarian needs overview

Humanitarian Country Team in Myanmar, Eds.: UN, (2019)

Over 244,000 displaced people remain in camps or camp-like situations in Kachin, Shan, Rakhine and Kayin states. Children make up at least 50 per cent of this population, while women and„Myanmar: 2019 Humanitarian Needs Overview - Myanmar“. ReliefWeb. Zugegriffen 4. Januar 2019. children together make up about 77 per cent. This includes approximately 97,000 people in Kachin, 8,800 in Shan and 10,300 in Kayin who remain displaced as a result of the armed conflict. It also includes about 128,000 people in Rakhine, the vast majority of whom are stateless, who were displaced as a result of the violence in 2012.

UNCHR Bangladesh Operational Update, 1-15 December 2018

UN High Commissioner for Refugees UNHCR, Eds.: UNHCR , (2018)

UNHCR and nutrition sector partners completed the third nutrition survey in selected areas of Kutupalong and Nayapara refugee settlements. The survey revealed that Global Acute Malnutrition (GAM) among refugee children has reduced from 12.1% to 11.0% in the Kutapalong areas surveyed, and from 13.6% to 12.1% in the Nayapara survey areas. The current prevalence of anemia is of high concern, especially among children.

Bangladesh-Myanmar: The Danger of Forced Rohingya Repatriation

International Crisis Group, (2018)

The returns process is not voluntary and jeopardises refugees’ safety as conditions in Myanmar’s Rakhine state are not conducive to their return. The move renews the risk of violent unrest in Bangladesh where the refugees are housed as well in Myanmar’s Rakhine state

Resilience and mental health in children and adolescents living in areas of armed conflict – a systematic review of findings in low- and middle-income countries

Tol, Wietse A. , Song, Suzan, Jordans, Mark J. D. , Eds.: The Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry , (2018)

Researchers focused on mental health of conflict-affected children are increasingly interested in the concept of resilience. Knowledge on resilience may assist in developing interventions aimed at improving positive outcomes or reducing negative outcomes, termed promotive or protective interventions.

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