Shaheen Bagh, a neighbourhood in South Delhi District of Delhi along the banks of Yamuna, is home to a significant number of Rohingya families who mainly work as labourers and waste segregators, earning their livelihood by sifting through heaps of medical waste
Local children are often seen playing with broken syringes, used band-aids, blood-smudged gauze and used saline bottles
Private vendors collect medical waste from prominent hospitals in the city and dump them near such refugee camps where residents earn Rs 250 per day for segregating this hazardous waste
Kids in these camps often fall prey to diseases, including lung infections and severe skin allergies
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