Bangladesh and Burma: the Rohingya crisis Contents


Terms of Reference





International community

Debate and inquiry in the House

Predecessor committees’ reports

This report

1 International consensus on a new humanitarian agenda

2 Crisis Prevention

Engagement or encouragement

2014 Burmese National Census

Relations with the Burmese military

Should DFID programmes have been suspended?

Crisis, what crisis?

3 Empowering affected people

Immediate welcome

Refugee status

Recognition of engaging refugees in their future

4 Gender based violence

Scale of the problem


Healthcare services

Legal assistance and evidence-gathering

Prevention of gender based violence in the camps

Child Marriage

5 Supporting refugees and the host community

The challenge

Current provision and next steps

Scale of needs

The UK’s contribution


Registration of NGOs

Longer term plans

The Kutupalong Extension

Thengar Char

Impact on local host communities



6 Safe and durable solutions and voluntary returns

The UK’s five point plan

Ending the violence in Rakhine

Access to Rakhine for humanitarian aid

Return of refugees

Implementation of Annan Commission

Access for the UN

Role of Aung San Sui Kyi

7 Safe migration

Potential boat exodus

8 Conclusion

Conclusions and recommendations

Formal Minutes


Published written evidence

List of reports from the Committee during the current Parliament

15 January 2018