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.

In numbers

from August to September 2017

  • 412,000
    people estimated to have fled violence in the northern area of Rakhine, Myanmar to Bangladesh.
  • 17,875
    people received food parcels
  • 2,920
    patients received mobile health interventions.
  • 10,000
    people benefited from water, sanitation, and hygiene interventions.
  • 464
    displaced family members were able to contact their family.
  • 100
    dead body bags distributed to Coast Guard and Bangladesh Border Guard (BGB)

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