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Burma: Cyclone updated top news (21 May 2008)

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Canada.com

Myanmar reiterates support for ASEAN-led mechanism for cyclone …

Xinhua -
YANGON, May 21 (Xinhua) — Myanmar Prime Minister General Thein Sein has reiterated support for an ASEAN-led mechanism and commitment of the government to work closely with the task force of the ASEAN-led mechanism, led by Secretary-General of the …
Myanmar’s military leaders slowly open door to aid Globe and Mail
UN chief vow ahead of Burma trip BBC News
Jakarta PostReutersAFPReuters
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BBC News

UN chief Ban Ki Moon to meet Burma’s ‘Senior General’ Than Shwe

Times Online -
“This is a critical moment for Myanmar (Burma),” he said before his departure. “We have a functioning relief programme in place but so far we have been able to reach only about 25 per cent of Myanmar’s people in need. I am confident that emergency …
Burma Says No to Aid Deliveries from US Naval Warships Voice of America
Burma’s next wave of dying Boston Globe
The Press AssociationRadio AustraliaMelbourne Herald SunThe Age
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Today’s Zaman

ASEAN calls for “expeditious execution” of its Myanmar task force

Monsters and Critics.com -
Yangon – The Association of South-East Asian Nations (ASEAN) appealed to Myanmar’s junta on Wednesday to facilitate its role as a liaison between it and the international community in speeding up disaster relief to the victims of Cyclone Nargis.
State media: Myanmar shuns aid from US warships The Associated Press
UN’s Ban says will meet Myanmar junta leader AFP
BloombergCNNAllAfrica.comReuters
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Myanmar reportedly shuns aid from U.S.

Starvation fears

China opens schools in quake zone’s tent cities

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WHDH-TV

State media: Myanmar shuns aid from US warships

The Associated Press -
YANGON, Myanmar (AP) – Myanmar shunned a US proposal for naval ships to deliver aid to cyclone victims on Wednesday, according to state-run media, dimming hopes that the vessels could provide a major boost to relief efforts.

United Nations ups pressure on Myanmar’s aid-shy junta

Monsters and Critics.com

Myanmar Must Allow Aid Access After Storm, US Says (Update1)

Bloomberg
AllAfrica.comCNNReutersInternational Herald Tribune
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Sunday Mail

Burma Says No to Aid Deliveries from US Naval Warships

Voice of America -
By VOA News Burma says it will not allow US naval ships to deliver emergency aid to victims of Cyclone Nargis, which devastated the country’s Irrawaddy delta earlier this month.
UN chief vow ahead of Burma trip BBC News
Burma’s next wave of dying Boston Globe
The Press AssociationMelbourne Herald SunThe Ageguardian.co.uk
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The Southern Ledger

Eyewitness: Burma delta disaster

BBC News -
A medic has described the harrowing scenes of devastation he witnessed in cyclone-ravaged Burma. Dr Sean Keogh, who works with medical aid agency Merlin, spent nine days in the badly-hit Irrawaddy Delta region.
Burma’s Woes: A Threat to the Junta TIME
US Official Urges Burma Military to Widen Aid Pipeline Voice of America
National PostNEWS.com.auMelbourne Herald SunIndependent
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CNNMoney.com

Aid flows to China but less to Myanmar

CNNMoney.com -
Myanmar, popularly known as Burma, was severely rattled by a May 3 cyclone. The military government officials said the storm killed an estimated 78000 people – although outside agencies say the toll may be closer to 140000 – and millions need help.
`Disaster fatigue’ leads to drop in giving The Associated Press
Donations Continue for Asian Disasters Chronicle of Philanthropy (subscription)
PaddockTalkBiloxi Sun Herald
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Written by Lwin Aung Soe

May 21, 2008 at 11:20 am

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