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The influx of forcibly displaced Rohingyas created an emerging situation in the mid of 2017 in Bangladesh. dRi, on behalf of BRAC conducted a qualitative study to understand the existing situation in all the registered and non-registered camps in Cox’s Bazar district. The objective of the study was to identify the vulnerable groups and the protections (housing, wash, water, sanitation, sexual, psychological etc.) needed for each vulnerable groups by first identifying the number of people living in each group, to assess the expectation of the vulnerable groups and protection measures initiated by BRAC, government and other non-government organizations as well as to identify whether these measures are adequate to address the emergency situation.

Besides, to identify whether the infrastructural development for the protection of Rohingyas initiated by NGOs to address the emergency situation are adequate and supportive and whether these can ensure security and prevention of Gender Based Violence for vulnerable groups and to pinpoint the influence of the existing power structure and its effects in the social protection measures as well as the perception of local community and their engagement in the social protection of the Rohingyas. In addition, the study intended to understand the formal policies and traditional legal systems that addressed sexual and gender based violence and their applicability to conform international humanitarian standards and good practices

Theme: Migration and Human Rights

Research Method: Mix-method

Project Status: Accomplished

Starting Year: 2017

Donor: BRAC

Study Area: Cox’sbazar