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Pregnant Rohingya Refugees Face Monsoons as Aid Runs Out

  • Little progress in resolving Myanmar-Bangladesh crisis
  • Many of the 40,000 pregnant women at risk are rape victims
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Pregnant Rohingya Refugees Face Monsoons as Aid Runs Out

Setara had already gone into labor when armed men arrived at her village in Myanmar’s Rakhine State last September.

“I was scared -- I saw them killing two people -- one of them was my uncle and the other was my neighbor,” she recalled. Setara managed to escape with her husband, and gave birth to her son a day later as they hid in a forest.