In late August 2017, violence broke out in Rakhine State, Myanmar, leading to one of the fastest population movements in recent decades, with over half a million people — the majority Rohingya women, children and elderly — having fled across the border into Cox's Bazar in Bangladesh.

On 4th October 2017, the Disasters Emergency Committee launched an appeal for funds to support member charities in responding to the extensive and growing humanitarian needs in Cox's Bazar in Bangladesh At the time of posting, the DEC fundraising campaign has
raised over £12 million including £4 million UK Aid Match funding. An initial allocation of £7.5 million has been made to members to support humanitarian programmes in Cox's Bazar.

In order to support members' activities, generate learning in real-time and inform members' planning for Phase 2 of the programme, the DEC Secretariat will commission a review of the response, to take place in January 2018.

To submit an expression of interest, please email the DEC Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning Manager - kbobin@dec.org.uk - by noon GMT on 6th November 2017. For further information on the required qualifications, skills and experience for the role, please download the job description.