Global & Disaster Medicine

The upcoming monsoon season in Bangladesh could put tens of thousands of Rohingya refugees staying at the highly congested settlements in Cox’s Bazar district at serious risk.

UNHCR

  • At least 100,000 refugees could be in grave danger from landslides and floods.
  • Up to one third of the settlement area could be flooded
  • More than 85,000 refugees could lose their shelters.
  • Another 23,000 refugees living on steep slopes within the site could be at risk of landslides.
  • key services in the settlement are also at risk of being washed away, including latrines, washrooms, tube wells, and health centers.

 

 


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