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UN Envoy Urges Burma to Allow Aid Access to Rohingyas

A U.N. envoy on Monday urged Burma, also known as Myanmar, to allow the return of aid groups forced to flee attacks in Rakhine state, warning their departure threatened "severe consequences" for Muslims sheltering in camps from violence by majority Buddhists. Tomas Ojea Quintana, the U.N.'s Special Rapporteur on the human rights situation in Burma, said water shortages could reach critical levels within a week in some displacement camps,where 140,000 people live as a result...

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