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

In 2018

  • 100,000
    people including communities from Rakhine and host communities received food and essential household items.
  • 2,800
    families received conditional cash grants to fund income generating activities.
  • 24,000
    people living in temporary settlements in Teknaf area benefited from shelter and site improvement activities.
  • 3,500
    people benefited from water, sanitation, and hygiene interventions.
  • 66,000
    patients from the displaced and host communities in Cox’s Bazar received basic health care.
  • 900
    messages were exchanged among separated family members in Bangladesh and abroad.
  • 120
    volunteers were recruited and trained in First Aid and Search & Rescue in CHT and Cox’s Bazar
  • 4,300
    members of the Law Enforcement Agencies and the Military and Paramilitary Forces were trained in International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights Law.
  • 4,300
    persons with physical disabilities received prosthetic and orthotic, as well as physiotherapy services.
  • 1,000
    people from religious circles, students, teachers and Islamic scholars participated in sessions on the convergence of Islam and International Humanitarian Law.