Delegation of the European Union to Thailand

Protection and empowerment of Rohingya Refugees in Bangladesh

04/10/2020 - 06:09
Democracy and Human Rights

PROJECT FACTSHEET

 

 

Title:

 Protection and empowerment of Rohingya Refugees in Bangladesh

Bangladesh hosts the largest population of stateless refugees in the world, the Rohingya. Three years after their influx from Myanmar, service-delivery in the camps has improved and the response to the new population is largely consolidated. However, the conditions for Rohingya refugees and their host communities remain extremely challenging. The project aims to continue its efforts strengthen the resilience of Rohingya refugees and their host communities in Cox’s Bazar District in coordination with Inter Sector Coordination Group (ISCG). The project has also specific activities that will address health and economic challenges caused by COVID19.

 

Duration

From 2/9/2020 to 1/9/2023 (36 months)

Budget (Euro)

Total costs : EUR 27,763,389; EU contribution: EUR14,000,000

Locations

All Rohingya refugee settlements situated in Ukhiya and Teknaf Upazila, and affected host communities in Rajaplong, Palongkhali, Jaliapalong, Ratnaplaong Unions in Ukhiya Upazila and Hnila, Whykhong, Baharchara, Sabrang and Teknaf Sadarin Teknaf Upazilla inCo x’s Bazar, Bangladesh.

Implementing Organization (s)

UNHCR

Other implementing partners:Building Resources Across Communities (BRAC),TAI and Action Aid, HELVETAS Swiss Interco operation, and Ministry of Disaster Management and Relief (MoDMR), Oxfam, NGO Forum for Public Health, Center for Natural Resource Studies, and Mukti

 

Objectives

Outcome (Specific Objectives) and Outputs (Expected results)

 

Overall objective:

Contribute to strengthening the resilience of Rohingya refugees and their host communities in Cox’s Bazar District of Bangladesh.

Specific objective(s):

- To enhance protection and empowerment of refugees and host communities

- To strengthened assistance for the prevention of the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) and response to the socio-economic impact of the crisis.

Expected results:

  • Increased opportunities for involvement of refugees in camp management and coordination
  • Enhanced access to civil registration and status documentation.
  • Strengthened assistance for the prevention of the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) and response to the socio-economic impact of the crisis through livelihood support

Target group(s)

 Rohingya and Bangladeshi host communities

 

Final beneficiaries

Refugees –860,243 individuals

Host Communities–1,400 individuals

Уреднички написи: