The majhee block system represents an important aspect of communities within collective and/or camp-like settings where Rohinya refugees have settled.
IOM Bangladesh Needs and Population Monitoring (NPM) is part of the IOM’s global Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) programming. DTM is IOM’s information management system to track and monitor population displacement during crises.
This document presented the lessons learned about the impact of cyclones in Bangladesh and specifically Cox’s Bazar district. Documentation on the specific impact or lessons from the impact of cyclones on the Rohingya population in Cox’s Bazar is limited.
Organisations working on the Rohingya response are preparing for the cyclone season. This brief provides background on cyclones in Bangladesh and an overview of their impact, to put the emergency preparedness planning into a wider perspective.
The Rohingya influx in Cox’s Bazar has put pressure on the district’s Bangladeshi community, particularly in the upazilas of Teknaf and Ukhia where the Rohingya now constitute at least one third of the total population.