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Bangladesh: REACH findings highlight concerning sanitation condition in Rohingya refugee sites
Bangladesh: REACH findings highlight concerning sanitation condition in Rohingya refugee sites

January 2, 2018

Bangladesh: REACH findings highlight concerning sanitation condition in Rohingya refugee sites

The escalation of violence in Myanmar’s Rakhine state since August 2017 has led to over 800,000 Rohingya refugees crossing the border into neighbouring Bangladesh, a number that continues to increase by the day. The recent arrival of refugees has exacerbated pre-existing challenges within the country while adding pressure on basic services especially water, health, shelter, and sanitation in and around […]

Myanmar: Socio-Ecological assessment investigates trends and drivers of change affecting mangroves in northern Rakhine
Myanmar: Socio-Ecological assessment investigates trends and drivers of change affecting mangroves in northern Rakhine

December 21, 2015

Myanmar: Socio-Ecological assessment investigates trends and drivers of change affecting mangroves in northern Rakhine

Myanmar’s coastal state of Rakhine is prone to multiple natural hazards and people’s vulnerability to these hazards is further exacerbated by weak infrastructure and chronic underdevelopment. Against this background, the Program for Increased Disaster Management and Resilience Against Natural Disaster (IDM-RAND) was launched in 2014 as a consortium of organisations led by International Organisation of […]