Bangladesh — Needs and Population Monitoring Report 6 (October 2017)

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Following an outbreak of violence on 25 August 2017 in the Rakhine State of Myanmar, a new massive influx of Rohingya population to Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh started in late August 2017. The majority of the Rohingyas are living in Ukhia and Teknaf Upazilas of Cox’s Bazar, a district bordering Myanmar identified as the main entry area for border crossing. A total of 28 Collective Sites and 99 locations with dispersed setting in host communities were assessed between 30 September - 9 October 2017. Total of 794,658 Rohingyas were identified in Cox’s Bazar District. 51% of assessed Rohinyas were women and girls and the majority of the Rohingya population in Cox’s Bazar is between 18 to 59 years old (37%).

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