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Op-ed in Global Post: Stateless and Starving in Bangladesh

by on April 12, 2010

Government officials in Bangladesh are preventing humanitarian access to tens of thousands of starving Burmese refugees living in its southeastern corner, across the river from Burma.When my colleague, Dr. Parveen Parmar, and I conducted a rapid health survey in the squalid camps in February, we observed that nearly one child in five was acutely malnourished, and we interviewed several people on the brink of starvation who had not eaten for two or more days.
Read more from the op-ed published in the Global Post.

Places: Burma, Bangladesh

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