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UNICEF, Partners Address Needs Of Rohingya Refugee Children In Bangladesh, Launch Latrine-Building Plan To Help Avert Disease Outbreak

Devex: A city-sized refugee camp with even bigger child protection challenges
“Child-focused spaces on the Bangladesh-Myanmar border will number more than 1,500 in the coming year as UNICEF and nongovernmental organizations race to respond to the needs of an unprecedented concentration of refugee children. … More than 300,000 children have arrived already, and the population continues to grow daily by the thousands…” (Rogers, 10/12).

U.N. News Centre: Disease outbreak ‘real and present danger’ UNICEF warns, launching latrine-building plan in Cox’s Bazar
“New latrines will be constructed in the Rohingya camps and settlements of Bangladesh’s Cox’s Bazar district to provide sanitation coverage to some 250,000 people, averting a major disease outbreak, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) reported Thursday…” (10/12).

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