Deaths Rise As Aid Cuts Affect Health Care Access For Myanmar’s Rohingya
New York Times: Death Stalks Muslims as Myanmar Cuts Off Aid
“…The crisis began with the government’s expulsion of Doctors Without Borders, one of the world’s premier humanitarian aid groups and the lifeline to health care for more than a million Rohingya increasingly denied those services by their own government. But the situation has grown more dire in recent weeks, as local Buddhist officials began severely restricting other humanitarian aid to the camps and the rest of Rakhine State, where tuberculosis, waterborne illnesses and malnutrition are endemic…” (Perlez, 5/2).
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