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Aid Begins to Reach Myanmar Cyclone Survivors

Aid Begins to Reach Myanmar Cyclone Survivors

BANGKOK, Thailand, May 13, 2008 (ENS) – Prime Minister Samak Sundaravej of Thailand will travel to Myanmar Wednesday to coordinate assistance between the international communities and Myanmar, which was hit by the deadly Cyclone Nargis on May 2 and 3. Winds up to 200 kph destroyed 95 percent of the homes and businesses in the…

Myanmar Accepts UN Funds, Food for Cyclone Survivors

Myanmar Accepts UN Funds, Food for Cyclone Survivors

GENEVA, Switzerland, May 6, 2008 (ENS) – The top United Nations humanitarian official said today that he is prepared to provide a grant from the Central Emergency Response Fund to help those affected by the deadly cyclone that devastated southeast Myanmar on the weekend. Cyclone Nargis, a category 3 storm which made landfall in the…