Desperation spreads in Rohingya camps as resources scarce
September 10, 2017
COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh (AP) — With Rohingya refugees still flooding across the border from Myanmar, those packed into camps and makeshift settlements in Bangladesh were becoming desperate Saturday for scant basic resources as hunger and illness soared.
Fights were erupting over food and water. Women and children were tapping on car windows or tugging at the clothes of passing reporters while rubbing their bellies and begging for food. Health experts warned of the potential for outbreaks of disease.
The U.N. said Saturday that an estimated 290,000 Rohingya Muslims have arrived in the bord...