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 2017 to January 2018

  • 655,000
    people estimated to have crossed into Bangladesh.
  • 80,000
    people received food and household items including repeat distribution.
  • 40,000
    patients received mobile health services.
  • 43,000
    people benefited from water, sanitation, and hygiene interventions.
  • 9,000
    displaced family members were able to contact their family.
  • 200
    dead body bags distributed to Coast Guard and Bangladesh Border Guard (BGB)