After a powerful cyclone hit the coastlines of Bangladesh and Myanmar, millions have been displaced.
Save the Children’s teams are closely monitoring the situation and preparing to respond.
The storm is expected to make landfall near the Bangladesh border on Sunday, raising the prospect of a major humanitarian disaster. This includes Cox’s Bazar, the world’s largest refugee camp.Back to Top
Cyclone Mocha is expected to be categorized as a level 2 cyclone, with winds reaching speeds at or over 100 mph. The region hasn’t seen a storm this strong since 2010.Back to Top
More than 1.5 million children are at risk, as Cyclone Mocha is expected to make landfall near the Bangladesh border on Sunday morning and threatens to be a major humanitarian disaster.
4.6 million people will be exposed to wind speeds of over 110 kilometers per hour and rough seas could reach astronomical surge heights of 12 feet as the dangerous cyclone crosses Cox’s Bazar coast.Back to Top
Our teams in coastal areas are prepared for an emergency response. We have large quantities of medical supplies and emergency shelter kits located at Cox’s Bazar and are ready to distribute them.
Our pre-positioning emergency supplies, including hygiene kits, water purification tablets, tarps and child protection kits.Back to Top
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