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Rohingya crisis

Rohingyas face existential challenges as refugees in Bangladesh

Lack of food, shelter, money, but no shortage of rape pregnancies and severe psychological trauma

UNICEF estimates 7.5% of Rohingya refugee children in camps around Cox's Bazar face life-threatening malnutrition. (Photo by Yuji Kuronuma)

COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh -- The number of Rohingya Muslims who have fled persecution in western Myanmar's Rakhine state and taken refuge in neighboring Bangladesh has swollen to over 620,000.

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