Emergency response to the fire in Kutupalong Balukhali refugee camps on 22 March 2021 - Update 6 April 2021
It has been two weeks since the devastating fire in Kutupalong Balukhali refugee camps (Camps 8E, 8W and 9) that left 48,300 individuals without shelter. According to findings from the Inter Sector Coordination Group’s (ISCG) Rapid Joint Needs Assessment, the fire impacted 92,000* individuals. It also destroyed over 1,600 facilities including hospitals, distribution points, learning centres, and a UNHCR registration centre. UNHCR continues to respond to the needs of the affected population under the leadership of the Government of Bangladesh and the Inter-Sector Coordination Group (ISCG), working closely with IOM and other partner UN agencies, and NGOs.
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