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This month attention was focused on the Rohingya crisis as the Governments of Myanmar and Bangladesh agreed on a repatriation plan. While the repatriation of around 2,200 listed Rohingya people did not proceed, the fear it caused may have impacted on services in the two camps where the Government took action. Measures are now in place to ensure refugees have access to information they need on their rights.

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The rains returned heavily after 23 July with more than 463mm of accumlated rain, nearly the highest ever recorded in June in 1 day. UNFPA supported facilities, both for SRHR and GBV were operational throughout the adverse weather despite the inevitable challenges associated with rain damage, road conditions and mobility.

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10 months into the response over 700,000 people remain settled into the main Rohingya settlements.     

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Nine months have passed since the crisis began 25 August 2017, where over 693,000 Rohingya refugees have arrived in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh from Myanmar.  52 percent of the new-arrivals are women and girls.  We reiterate that their vulnerability in overcrowded, insecure camps and settlements will be amplified as heavy rains and possible cyclones approach in coming months.

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Eight months have passed since the crisis began 25 August 2017, where over 693,000 Rohingya refugees have arrived in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh from Myanmar.  52 percent of the new-arrivals are women and girls.  We reiterate that their vulnerability in overcrowded, insecure camps and settlements will be amplified as heavy rains and possible cyclones approach in coming months. 

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UNFPA is preparing for imminent naturals diasters and the complex, protracted situation ahead.  UNFPA is leading response efforts for the unique health and protection needs of women and girls caught in this crisis, contributing to the Cox’s Bazar Joint Response Plan March through December 2018. 

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25 February 2018 marked the 6th month since the crisis began on 25 August 2017.  Over 671,000* Rohingya refugees have arrived in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh from Myanmar.  52 percent of the new-arrivals are women and girls.  

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Over 688,000 Rohingya people have fled to Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh since 25 August 2017. Settlements are overflowing and the concentration of refugees is amongst the densest globally. More than half the arrivals are women and girls. Already marginalized and vulnerable, they are bearing the brunt of the crisis. UNFPA is spearheading lifesaving efforts to respond to the unique health and protection needs of women and girls amid this crisis, as well as planning for the protracted situation ahead.

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Four months into the Rohingya humanitarian crisis, the flow of refugees continues. More than 655,000 Rohingya people have fled to Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh since 25 August 2017. Settlements are overflowing and the concentration of refugees is amongst the densest globally. More than half the arrivals are women and girls. Already marginalized and vulnerable, they are bearing the brunt of the crisis. UNFPA is spearheading lifesaving efforts to respond to the acute health and protection needs of women and girls amid this crisis, as well as planning for the protracted situation ahead.

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Tips for Talking about Gender-Based Violence in Humanitarian Settings from UNFPA's Rohingya humanitarian response team in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh 

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