Emergency Relief and Rehabilitation Projects

In order to provide Emergency Relief and Rehabilitation support to the forcibly evicted Myanmar nationals in Ukhiya and Teknaf in Cox’s Bazaar, DSK has been working since late September 2017. DSK is working in Camps No 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19 and 22 in Teknaf and Ukhia Upazila of Cox’s Bazar District, and the projects are supported by Care Bangladesh, Christian Aid, IOM, KNH, and UNICEF.

Disaster Risk Reduction and Social Tolerance Building Project
Supported by Care Bangladesh
Places Ward People Benefitted
Palangkhali Union of Ukhia Upazila. 6, 7, 8 and 9 22,467

  • This project made community follow disaster management strategies.
  • Community received deep tube-wells and sanitary latrines, and also got safe management of solid wastes.
  • Community participated in cleanliness campaign, received personal hygiene kits and training on Hygiene.


Improvement of WASH Service for the Rohingya Refugee in Ukhia and Teknaf Upazila, Cox’s Bazar
Supported by Unicef
Places Ward Duration Budget Target Population & Family
Palangkhali Union of UkhiaUpazila and Hoayikong Union of Teknaf Camp 16 and 22 respectively 2017-Continued 61,035,092 24,396 & 5245 families

  • Community received latrine cleaning and hygiene kits, hand washing device, sanitary latrines, tube-wells and solid waste management.
  • Community received training on the cleanliness and
  • Constructed 2 fecal sludge management plan and regularly maintained 5 fecal sludge management plant.
  • Improved access to chlorinated water supply by maintaining the 2 piped water network and 45 tap stands in existing pipe water distribution systems and 193 REACH coded Tube wells.


Water and Sanitation and Psychosocial Counseling Project for Children
Supported by KNH
Implemented Places Ward Target Population Budget Duration
Ukhia Upazila of Cox’s Bazar district 16, 17 and 18 of Palangkhali union 8,356 BDT 28,40,424 July 2019 to December 2019

  • Rohingya refugee community received WASH and psychosocial counseling services along with Child Care Center, Child protection Committees and Adolescent Clubs.
  • Community trained in adolescent club management, sewing and toilet management.
  • Community participated sessions on reproductive rights and health, overall development of children, psychological condition of children and MHM.


Lifesaving and Transitional WASH Support to Refugees and Host Communities in the Cox’s Bazar District
Supported by IOM
Places Ward Budget (2020) Duration
Ukhia Upazila of Cox’s Bazar district 18 and 19 of Palangkhali union BDT 5,05,36,937 2018- Continued

  • It installed and repaired hand washing devices, garbage pit, deep tube wells, shallow tube wells, toilets and bathrooms.
  •  Community received hygiene promotion sessions.


Supporting Vulnerable Refugees and Local Communities through Improved WASH Service
Supported By IOM
Implemented Places Ward Budget Duration
Ukhia Upazila of Cox’s Bazar district 24 and 25 of Palangkhali union 1,67,36,954 April 2020 to October 2020
  • Tube wells, hand washing devices, sewerages, bathrooms, biogas, FSM Plant, plastic plant, community kitchen, garbage collection pits operated and managed by this project.
  • Community received MHM kit and attended hygiene promotion sessions.



Integrated Emergency Humanitarian Response to the Rohingya Refugees and the Host Community Population- Cox’s Bazar
Supported by Christian Aid
Places Ward Budget (2020) Duration
Ukhia Upazila of Cox’s Bazar district 14, 15 and 18 of Palangkhali union 4,85,42,600 August 1, 2019- Continued

  • Along with getting handicrafts training materials, toilet cleaning materials and hygiene kits, community also received different types of skill development training; such as food processing, handicraft, capacity building, confidence building and basic rights.
  • This project repaired and maintained fecal sludge management (FSM), deep tube wells, bath places and hand wash places and also installed new hand washing points