Medical aid agency Doctors Without Borders warned on Thursday of a "humanitarian emergency" in strife-hit western Myanmar with tens of thousands of people unable to access urgently needed medical care.
This file photo shows Muslim Rohingya people walking around the Bawdupha Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) camp on the outskirts of Sittwe, the capital of Myanmar's western Rakhine state, on November 2, 2012. Medical aid agency Doctors Without Borders has warned of a 'humanitarian emergency' in western Myanmar with tens of thousands of people unable to access urgently needed medical care.
Doctors Without Borders (Medecins Sans Frontieres) said its teams on the ground in Rakhine State faced threats, hostility and accusations of a bias towards the Rohingya Muslim minority group.
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