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Bangladesh: Children and Report

bangladesh: Report author Simon Ingram says about one in five children in the area are acutely malnourished, according to Toronto Star. The report comes ahead of a donor conference Monday in Geneva to drum up funding for the Rohingya. The UN children's agency has issued a report that documents the plight of nearly 340,000 children caught up in the crisis, who account for 58 per cent of the refugees who have poured into Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, over the last eight weeks. Many Rohingya refugee children in Bangladesh have witnessed atrocities in Burma no child should ever see, and all have suffered tremendous loss, UNICEF Executive Director Anthony Lake said in a statement. The New York Times Article Continued Below The refugees need clean water, food, sanitation, shelter and vaccines to help head off a possible outbreak of cholera a potentially deadly water-borne disease. Our correspondent reports from a sprawling makeshift city that houses hundreds of thousands of Rohingya people, driven from their homes by Burma's military. ( As reported in the news.