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Aid Begins to Reach Myanmar Cyclone Survivors

Article: 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

Article: 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…