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Family Counting - Total Individuals * JSON 
753,238
Source - UNHCR 
Households*
174,008
Last updated 10 Dec 2017
* Household data may be unavailable for some locations.
Source - UNHCR
Family Counting - Arrivals after 25 August 2017 JSON 
628,978
Source - UNHCR 
Households*
145,717
Last updated 10 Dec 2017
* Household data may be unavailable for some locations.
Source - UNHCR
Family Counting - Arrivals before 25 August 2017 JSON 
124,116
Source - UNHCR 
Households*
28,257
Last updated 10 Dec 2017
* Household data may be unavailable for some locations.
Source - UNHCR
* Family counting does not include 33,538 refugees from Myanmar in Kutupalong and Nayapara who have already been individually accounted for.
The UNHCR family counting exercise includes arrivals from Myanmar before and after 25 August 2017
On 4 October 2017, UNHCR launched a family counting exercise. A team of 100+ staff collect information on the refugee arrivals and deliver a card and a unique identification number. The exercise provides baseline data to assist with site planning, harmonization of aid and critically in terms of protection, identifies vulnerabilities and specific needs among the refugee population. Early November saw completion of the first phase, more than 700,00 refugees from Myanmar have so far been counted.

The data reveals that one-third of the families are vulnerable. 14 per cent are single mothers holding their families together with little support in harsh camp conditions. Others are struggling with serious health problems or disabilities. There is also a high proportion of elderly people at risk, unaccompanied and separated children – some of them taking care of younger siblings. Children made up 54 percent of the total population; women 52 percent.

Most of those counted (72 per cent) arrived in Bangladesh after violence erupted in Myanmar’s northern Rakhine state in late August, whereas the remaining sought refuge in Bangladesh prior to the latest influx. The majority (70 per cent) came from Maungdaw Township, with smaller numbers from Buthidaung and Rathedaung.
Demographic breakdown
Source - UNHCR
  Highlights
UNHCR is expanding its community outreach into the new settlements and makeshift sites by identifying and setting up networks of trained community outreach members (COMs) to strengthen two-way communication, follow-up on persons with specific needs, carry out community-led solutions, and engage in prevention.
24 Nov 2017
Over the past 10 days UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, has received reports of some 30 improvised rafts arriving from Myanmar, carrying more than a thousand people. Unable to pay for the crossing, refugees are building rafts from whatever material they can get their hands on – mostly bamboo poles and empty jerry cans tied together with rope and covered with plastic sheets. More than 200 Rohingya refugees are known to have drowned in shipwrecks and boat incidents since the start of the crisis on 25 August.
17 Nov 2017
UNHCR and partners built 1,573 latrines and 200 tube wells. This represents over 78,000 who have access to latrines and 100,000 who have access to water. UNHCR continues to lead the coordination among WASH actors at the field level in both Kutupalong (including in the extension site) and Nayapara, providing technical guidance and support to improve compliance with WASH standards.
10 Nov 2017
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  • Total Estimated New Arrivals from Myanmar JSON 

    Since 25 August 2017
    626,000
    Last updated 10 Dec 2017
    Source - Inter Sector Coordination Group 
    Estimated number of refugee arrivals from Myanmar

    The boundaries and names shown and the designations used on this map do not imply official endorsement or acceptance by the United Nations

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    Total estimated new arrivals from Myanmar JSON 
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      Links
    Global Focus
    Bangladesh on Global Focus
    Inter Sector Coordination Group website
    Bangladesh on HR.Info
    Mixed Maritime Movements in South-East Asia 2015
    UNHCR Regional Office for South-East Asia
    Mixed Movements in South-East Asia - 2016
    UNHCR Regional Office for South-East Asia
    Needs and Protection Monitoring
    IOM Displacement Tracking Matrix in Bangladesh
    REACH
    REACH Resource Centre for Bangladesh
    UNHCR Briefing Notes
    UNHCR's briefing notes related to Bangladesh
    UNHCR Press Releases
    UNHCR's press releases related to Bangladesh
    Funding (2017)
    $83,700,000
    Total appeal
    Date of Funding Data 21 November 2017 (21 days ago)

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