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R E P O R T O N E N V I R O N M E N TA L I M PA C T O F R O H I N G YA I N F L U X

Figure 1-1: Refugee Sites by Population and Location Type.

site planning and development. Camp in Charge (CiC) officials are government officials from Dhaka, designated by the RRRC. They are the administrators of the settlements, and responsible for the coordination and delivery of services in conjunction with the Bangladeshi Army. The army is a key operating actor in the settlements; it is responsible for safety and security, the distribution of food and nonfood items (NFI), providing security at the distribution points, and is involved in the biometrical registration of all Rohingya. There were several UN agencies (IOM, UNFPA, UNHCR UNICEF, WFP and others) as well as a number of national and international NGOs providing assistance to the Rohingya in Cox’s Bazar before this latest influx, and their approach was to complement humanitarian assistance Creation date: 25 January 2018 | Source: ISCG, RRRC, Site Planning and Site Management with support for host communities. Sector The boundaries and names shown and the designations used on this map do not imply official endorsement or acceptance by the United Nations The local communities in Cox’s Bazar have played host to a population of approximately 35,000 Rohingya settled in camps and NGOs who are scaling up their activities on and an estimated 350,000 unregistered Rohingya the ground in Cox’s Bazar, but a long-term plan for for years. The new influx has placed a great strain managing the situation has not yet been finalised. on host communities and existing services. Despite A good overview of the situation at the makeshift this, local communities have been at the frontline camps is presented in the recent publication “Life in of the response, providing food and basic items for the camps”14. new arrivals. According to official census figures, The Rohingya Refugee Repatriation Commissioner the number of new Rohingya represents almost (RRRC), under the Ministry of Disaster Management a doubling of the population in the two suband Relief, is the government body in charge of the districts (Ukhia and Teknaf ) which have received Rohingya influx. The RRRC gives authorisations for 14

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Report on ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT OF ROHINGYA INFLUX  

This study was initiated by the Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF), the Government of Bangladesh (GoB), and UNDP and UN Women, with...

Report on ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT OF ROHINGYA INFLUX  

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