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27 August 2008 - Plague of rats worsens food crisis in Bangladesh

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Puja, 11 months, and Jackson, 4, eat enriched biscuits provided by UNICEF to families in the Chittagong Hill Tracts region of Bangladesh.

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Production date: 23 July 2008

Duration: 2:03

Keywords: UNICEF, children, rats, bamboo, food crisis, malnutrition

Main shooting locations: Rangamati, Belaichari, and Karan Chari in Chittagong Hill Tracts, Bangladesh

Main sequences: The spring and the summer are always the lean seasons in the rainforested Chittagong Hills of Bangladesh.

But this year, there will be no relief from the seasonal food scarcity. Bangladesh, like much of the world, is feeling the impact of a global spike in food prices 

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