What About The Children?

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The children of Myanmar are getting sick and unhealthy because of this crisis. These children aren't as fortunate as me and you and they could be dying because they had to leave their home and go to a refugee camp in a totally different country. The home that they have been living in for years has been set fire to and they've been sent away for something that wasn't their fault, is that right?

What do you think about all of this? Tell me in the comments section.

Comments (10)

  • Tiff-Avatar.jpg Tiff @ the BNC
    04 Oct 2018

    Can you find some evidence of the health of the refugees?

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    1. Boutcher-logo-250x250.jpg unconventional_brain | Boutcher C of E Primary School
      Tiff @ the BNC's comment 04 Oct 2018

      They suffer diarrhoea and They are in hot, over-crowded places but luckily they do have a bit of food. Half of the people that fled the country are children. There probably wont be enough food and drink and they may become skinny. It isn't fair on them. They may vomit and some things will lead to worse diseases.

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  • Ormiston-Bushfield-logo-250x250.jpg trusting_politics | Ormiston Bushfield Academy
    04 Oct 2018

    No it is not right but why do you think this is happening?
    I think that it is happening because the people of Myanmar do not feel that the Rohinga people fit in or belong in their country .This is a difficult situation and even though it is not right I think that there should be funding for the Rohinga people to be moved to a safer country and have a better quality of life. This would benefit everybody in the situation . I think that it is the only way they can re4solve this situation. Then they can discuss why that action needed to be taken.

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    1. Boutcher-logo-250x250.jpg unconventional_brain | Boutcher C of E Primary School
      trusting_politics's comment 04 Oct 2018

      I agree with you because that action needs to be taken

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  • Noel-Park-logo-250x250.jpg cultured_atom | Noel Park Primary School
    04 Oct 2018

    I agree that children are one group of children suffering due to the crisis in Myanmar. I read a report (Childhood Interrupted: Children’s Voices from the Rohingya Refugee Crisis”) by World Vision- a humanitarian organisation- which talked about the dangers refugee children many face during the monsoon season. The conditions in the camps are always terrible but during the heavy monsoon rains, conditions have worsened and the children have faced lots of things:
    - The WHO reported many outbreaks of measles, diphtheria, diarrhea and respiratory infections among children under the age of 5.
    - Malnutrition is a problem- according to one report, 39,000 children under 5 needed treatment for malnutrition during the monsoons and this may continue to worsen.
    - Flash floods and landslides cause physical danger.
    - Extreme poverty increases the vulnerability of women and girls to violence.

    However as I mentioned earlier, there are many other groups who are also suffering. Camps have very poor conditions- most refugees live in flimsy, bamboo and plastic structures perched precariously on hills. Conditions are dirty and sanitation is not good and, as one Myanmar official stated, have to be ‘seen to be believed’. One group that I feel particularly concerned for is pregnant women because they have no access to the healthcare they need and have to struggle without the most basic comforts. Yes, children are struggling but they are not the only ones to be worried about.

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    1. Boutcher-logo-250x250.jpg unconventional_brain | Boutcher C of E Primary School
      cultured_atom's comment 04 Oct 2018

      I didn't know that thanks for telling me, hopefully this crisis will end

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  • Boutcher-logo-250x250.jpg logical_banana | Boutcher C of E Primary School
    16 Oct 2018

    I think unconventional brain is right ,because they could die from diseases like amnesia and other diseases

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    1. Boutcher-logo-250x250.jpg unconventional_brain | Boutcher C of E Primary School
      logical_banana's comment 19 Oct 2018

      Thanks logical banana imagine if you were in that position how would you feel

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  • Boutcher-logo-250x250.jpg logical_banana | Boutcher C of E Primary School
    16 Oct 2018

    I think a lot a action needs to be done to stop the Buddhist and the people in Myanmar who hate the Rohingya

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  • Boutcher-logo-250x250.jpg logical_banana | Boutcher C of E Primary School
    19 Oct 2018

    I would fell very sad that I have being attacked

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