Bangladesh

In Bangladesh, the ICRC helps people affected by violence, promotes IHL, enhances physical rehabilitation services and supports the Bangladesh Red Crescent. With the Bangladesh Red Crescent, we reunite missing people with their families and facilitate the repatriation of migrants.

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In numbers

ICRC Bangladesh Delegation — 2020

  • 89,000
    detainees benefited from infection prevention and control measures and medical and non-medical items
  • 378
    located successfully. One woman reunited with her family
  • 2,721
    people with disabilities received prostheses and orthoses and physiotherapy services
  • 150,000
    people (30,000 households) received food parcels in 64 districts in Bangladesh.
  • 624
    displaced families receive biweekly (one-month ration) food rations in Konarpara camp.
  • 1,740
    families from host community in Tumbru received emergency food parcels under lockdown.
  • 6,006
    families from three Chittagon Hill Tracts districts (2,000 families from each district) received emergency assistance as an unconditional cash grant.
  • 68
    prisons supported with material aid such as hand rub, surgical masks, hand sanitizer, chlorine, etc. With the help of the Bangladesh Red Crescent Society, 89,000 people benefited in our response to control spread of infection in detention facilities.
  • 750
    personal protective equipment kits donated in Chittagong Hill Tracts, Cox's Bazar