Rohingya Muslim children carrying babies stand in the Hakim Para refugee camp in Ukhiya, Bangladesh, Monday, Nov. 13, 2017. (AP Photo/A.M. Ahad)
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Hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims who fled to Bangladesh from violence in Myanmar have been "drained" by the trauma they suffered during the crisis and a struggle to overcome desperate want, the United Nations refugee chief said on Wednesday.The success of aid efforts by the United Nations and non-government bodies depends on the Myanmar government to defuse the hostility facing humanitarian workers in Rakhine, Grandi said.Longstanding antipathy among ethnic Rakhine Buddhists -- who say the UN and nongovernment bodies favor the Rohingya with aid deliveries -- spiked in August, with protesters demanding that aid agencies leave and the U.N. warning staff against rising hostility.
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