Why The Thai Cave Rescue Drew So Much Attention Compared To Other Crises

Rohingya children carrying firewood into the Kutupalong camp in Bangladesh. Refugees have stripped almost all the area vegetation to use in cooking fires.

The world was riveted by the 12 soccer team members trapped in a cave in Thailand. But there are many youngsters who are struggling to survive — and who aren’t in the spotlight.

(Image credit: Allison Joyce for NPR)