NPM Bangladesh Round 7 Report December 2017

From 11 November to 7 December, 1,635 locations in collective sites and host communities were assessed by NPM enumerators. These locations are located within two

NPM Bangladesh Round 6 Report October 2017

A total of 28 collective sites and 99 locations with dispersed setting in host communities were assessed between 30 September and 9 October 2017. 794,658

NPM Bangladesh Round 5 Report Dashboard (27 September 2017)

NPM recorded 429,308 total new arrivals since 25 August 2017 and 18,808 total new arrivals since 20 September 2017. Walking and boats were the most

NPM Bangladesh Round 5 Report September 2017

A total of 143 locations in 85 sites were assessed between 5 and 21 September 2017. 607,735 UMNs were identified in four upazilas of Cox’s

NPM Bangladesh Round 4 Report July 2017

A total of 57 sites were assessed. 164,000 UMNs were identified in 2 upazilas of Cox’s Bazar district. An additional 4 sites, with a population

NPM Bangladesh Round 3 Report June 2017

A total of 53 sites were assessed. 151,000 UMNs were identified in 2 upazilas of Cox’s Bazar district. An additional 9 sites, with a population

NPM Bangladesh Round 2 Report April 2017

A total of 62 sites were assessed. 150,000 UMNs were identified in 2 upazilas of Cox’s Bazar district. Among those assessed, 79% are women and children.

NPM Bangladesh Round 1 Report March 2017

IOM Bangladesh rolled out the first round of Needs and Population Monitoring (NPM) in Cox’s Bazaar from 21 – 28 March 2017. The assessment collected



The National Strategy on Myanmar Refugees and Undocumented Myanmar Nationals (UMN) formulated by the Government of Bangladesh highlights that about 300,000 – 500,000 Rohingyas have crossed the border in the past and are living in Bangladesh. Following an outbreak of violence on 9 October 2016 in the Rakhine State of Myanmar, an estimated 74,000 UMN have fled to Bangladesh from Rakhine State until the influx become stable around 23 February 2017. The majority of UMN are living in the Ukhia and Teknaf Upazilas of Cox’s Bazar District, a bordering district of Myanmar identified as the main entry area for border crossing.

Needs and Population Monitoring (NPM) is designed to regularly and systematically capture, process and disseminate information to provide a better understanding of the movements and evolving needs of populations on the move, whether on site or en route. Similar tools and methodologies have been successfully implemented over 60 countries. The NPM baseline form, the first level NPM data collection tool collects the basic information of the site rapidly and provides a baseline for continuous site monitoring through the NPM site assessment, a second level detailed data collection tool.

NPM is rolled out in March 2017. The assessments conducted in 3 makeshift settlements and 40 host community locations estimate 132,138 Individuals or 23,844 households are living the assessed locations. The makeshift settlements host over 100,000 UMN in these 2 Upazila. The NPM estimates that 63,705 new arrivals are living in the assessed locations and 48% of them are sheltered in the 3 makeshift settlements.