Project information

Rohingya Emergency Response

Provide food, water and medical supplies urgently to thirsty and malnourished children and vulnerable Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh, including expectant women, the elderly, the disabled and the injured.

October 2017 - November 2017

Charity information: Being Humanitarian

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  • Need

    Need

    400,000 Rohingya refugees fled Myanmar to Bangladesh seeking refuge from prosecution. They arrive thirsty, hungry and tired. The relief supplies has drained since the influx has begun a month ago, with the overcrowded camps, the existing refugees are pushed to the breaking point, they are spreading out on roadsides and forming new settlements in open spaces.

    Solution

    Being Humanitarian (BH) is providing food for malnourished children and vulnerable adults including expectant women, the elderly, the disabled and the injured. BH will also supply clean drinking water to the distressed Rohingya refugees who according to some international aid organisations are facing one of the most ferocious cleansing campaigns in mankind’s history.

  • Aims

    Aim 1

    Reduce the number of deaths among children due to the lack of food and water supplies.

    Activities

    » provide access to nutritional packs for children and vulnerable adults as a priority.

    A significant decrease in mortality rate of children under five and malnutritioned children.


    Aim 2

    Protect refugees especially children and women from rough-sleeping.

    Activities

    » Provide temporary shelter for families that are sleeping in the open.

    Less refugees are observed sleeping in the open.


    Aim 3

    Provide children with sufficient daily intake of food.

    Activities

    » Distribute baby food for new - born babies and acutely malnutritioned children under-five years old.

    General health of children is improved and less children visiting the medical camps for malnutrition treatment.


  • Impact

    Impact

    This project will affect the general health of the target beneficiaries on the long run. This will be observed and demonstrated by the reduced number of cases visiting the medial camp for malnutrition treatment.

    Risk

    No problems have been encountered so far and weather conditions are stable, and aid will be distributed regardless of heavy rain.

    Reporting

    Being Humanitarian's website will be updated constantly with delivery activities and information. Video clips will be produced and uploaded via social media and youtube for public viewing and for transparency purposes.

  • Budget

    Budget - Project Cost: £20,000

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      Amount Heading Description
      £14,500 Food packs Distributing baby food and nutritional packs for malnutritioned refugees.
      £4,500 Clean water Providing clean drinking water for refugees
      £1,000 Admin Administrative, logistical and operational costs
  • Background

    Location

    The Kutupalong Refugee Camp, is a refugee camp in Ukhia, Bangladesh, inhabited mostly by Rohingya refugees that have fled from persecution in neighboring Myanmar. It is one of two government-run refugee camps in the Cox's Bazar, the other being the Nayapara Refugee Camp. The two refugee camps have a combined population of around 30,000 refugees.

    Beneficiaries

    Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh.

  • Why Us?

    Why Us?

    Being Humanitarian has been delivering aid for the Rohingya refugees for few years and have access to remote areas in the region both in Bangladesh and inside Myanmar.

    Read more about the Charity running this project.

    People

    Mr Sabooh Uddin

    Programme Management

    Halah Al-Janabi

    Monitoring and Evaluation

    Wasiq Khan

    Delivery and reporting