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Myanmar's Muslim Rohingyas say they're facing nutrition crisis

In Myanmar's western state of Rakhine, violence and poverty run rampant. Now, Muslim Rohingyas there say it's affecting their health. They say their children are suffering from malnutrition and that it's a direct result of aid workers being attacked in the region. (SOUNDBITE) (Rohingya) MUSLIM WOMAN SARSHIDAR SAYING: "My children have been facing food problems for three months since the NGOs left. We have no food support, no medicine, nothing. There is no donor either." Warehouses belonging to aid groups like UNHCR and UNICEF were attacked in March. Workers were immediately evacuated. Now residents say they're without help. (SOUNDBITE) (Burmese) MUSLIM RESIDENT MOHAMAD ALI SAYING: "When we have food aid, we have money and can help each other when someone has health or nutrition problems. Now, no one has money here since there are no NGOs and no help." At the State Information Ministry, there's a different story. The depu

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