Over 12,600 persons have been verified through the Government of Bangladesh and UNHCR joint verification exercise, as of 31 July. All persons above the age of 12 have received an ID card and all householders received a family certificate, which will be used for the provision of protection and assistance in Bangladesh. The exercise aims to consolidate a unified database for identity management, documentation, provision of protection and assistance, population statistic and ultimately solutions.
Shelter upgrades continue in the camps and settlements, with 205,120 households (97% of target) supported with extra tarps, rope, bamboo and wire and 154,757 households supported with tie-down kits (73% of target) to strengthen existing shelters.
As of 29 July 2018, 38,327 refugees have been relocated into newly developed sites, including relocations for risk mitigation and infrastructure development as well as new arrivals; 22,276 of these were dye to landslide risks. During August, 5,151 refugees are planned to be relocated.