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World Focus on Burma (7 May 08)

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Disaster in Myanmar
New York Times, United States – Myanmar — the name the junta gave to Burma — has been ruled by military dictatorship for 46 years, increasingly isolated and struggling under economic …
Cyclone death toll now 22500
Dispatch Online, South Africa –
President George W Bush’s wife, who has been the administration’s chief voice on human rights and political conditions in Myanmar – formerly Burma – faulted …
Burma Reels as Storm Toll Rises
TIME –
Ruled by a clique of reclusive generals since 1962, Burma, also known as Myanmar, has degenerated from a resource-rich country that upon independence from …
Helping victims of Cyclone Nargis
Blog d’AdmiNet (Communiqués de presse), France – Over the past few days, we’ve followed the devastation left in the wake of Cyclone Nargis in Myanmar (Burma). News reports have tallied more than 22000 dead …
Irrawaddy delta 92706 people homeless
Thaindian.com, Thailand – On Monday night Myanmar state electronic media reported that Myanmar welcomes foreign aid for relief and resettlement for the regions hit by deadly cyclone …
Letter: Your View – Human Disaster
Glasgow Daily Record, UK –
THE news that the death toll from the recent cyclone which ripped through Burma could be as high as 50000 is a real shock to the system. …
Bush asks Myanmar to accept US aid
TVNZ, New Zealand –
“This is a fitting tribute to a courageous woman who speaks for freedom for all the people of Burma, and who speaks in such a way that she’s a powerful …
Delayed visas stall cyclone aid to Burma
Washington Times, DC – By Richard Ehrlich and Betsy Pisik May 7, 2008 Soldiers deployed by Burma’s ruling military junta unload supplies from a Thai transport plane in Rangoon. …
Right time for Burma is right now
The Oregonian – OregonLive.com, OR –
T he men who rule Myanmar — the country still known by all except the military brutes who rule it as Burma — have been fighting a desperate battle for …
Oregon-based Medical Teams International urges Myanmar to let it help
The Oregonian – OregonLive.com, OR – Tigard-based Medical Teams International is imploring Myanmar to allow volunteers into the country for treating cyclone victims. …
350 People Here Wait for Word on Myanmar
WTVH, NY –
International aid is finally reaching some of the survivors, but the death toll could rise to 50 thosand in the country formerly called Burma. …
 
Death and destruction visit another SE Asian country
Youngstown Vindicator, OH –
Indeed, the refusal of the ruling junta in Myanmar, the Southeast Asian country formerly known as Burma, to initially tell the truth about the fatalities …
Bush administration moves to exploit Burma cyclone disaster
World Socialist Web Site, MI – By Joe Kay The Bush administration lost no time in seeking to exploit the devastating tragedy in Burma (Myanmar). It has seized upon the cyclone that struck …
Local Family Reacts To Cyclones
WTOV9.com, OH –
The deadly cyclone in Myanmar, formerly known as Burma, hit close to home for Uba and Mathein Maung, who now live in Wheeling. The Maungs used to live in …
Myanmar Reels as Cyclone Toll Hits Thousands
New York Times, United States –
A human rights group based in Thailand, the Assistance Association for Political Prisoners (Burma), which has provided reliable information from Myanmar in …
Rochester Family Trying to Reach Loved Ones in Myanmar
KTTC, MN – Both were born and raised in Myanmar, formerly known as Burma, and tonight they found out that all family members have survived the storms. …
Is Myanmar’s military junta likely to reject US aid for its …
Times Now.tv, India –
A tragedy of epic proportions continues to play out in Myanmar, three days after Cyclone Nargis left a trail of death and destruction across the country. …
First international aid reaches Myanmar after cyclone
Town Hall, DC – REUTERS/Democratic Voice of Burma/Handout (MYANMAR). FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NOT FOR SALE FOR MARKETING OR ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS. However, coastal areas of …
22000 die in Myanmar
Austin American-Statesman, TX – The UN’s World Food Program said international aid began to flow to Myanmar, also known as Burma, with 800 tons of food getting through to the first of …
UN begins food distribution in cyclone-ravaged parts of Myanmar
Malaysia Star, Malaysia –
The death toll in the country, which is also known as Burma, rose above 22000 Tuesday, with more than 41000 others missing, state radio reported. …
US navy ready to help cyclone-ravaged Myanmar
Mathaba.Net, UK –
… in aide for cyclone-hit Myanmar. “We urge the government of Burma to grant full access to the affected areas to international humanitarian relief teams …

Burma (Myanmar) cyclone
ReliefWeb (press release), Switzerland – It is estimated that 22000 people have died and up to a million are homeless. Local people are saying this is the worst storm in living memory. …
New Zealand Red Cross opens donation line for Myanmar relief …
ReliefWeb (press release), Switzerland –As the full extent of the devastation wrought by Cyclone Nargis becomes more clear, thousands of Myanmar Red Cross volunteers and staff are working around …
Emergency aid rushed from Helston to Burma
Falmouth Penryn Packet, UK – … volunteers were gathering to pack around 1000 tents ready to send to Burma. Members of a ShelterBox response team were at the Myanmar High Commission in …
Red Cross accepting donations for cyclone victims
Clovis News Journal, NM – The Red Cross is accepting donations for victims of a cyclone thought to have killed as many as 14000 in Myanmar. Myanmar, formerly known as Burma, …
“It looks like the end of the world here”
Salon –
… be delivered and transported to Myanmar as quickly as possible.” However, the first humanitarian aid will probably come from Burma’s neighbor Thailand. …
UN: Hundreds of thousands need help
TVNZ, New Zealand – Khalikov was asked if he had a backup plan if the military government in Myanmar, formerly known as Burma, refused to issue visas to UN aid workers. …
22000 dead, 41000 missing: Donors beg Burma to let them in
LIVENEWS.com.au, Australia –
“Every indication that we have at the moment is that we’ve been receiving full cooperation from the government authorities in Myanmar (Burma),” CARE …
Britain pledges aid for cyclone-hit Myanmar
People’s Daily Online, China – … community to make sure that the food aid and the other support that is necessary is available to the people of Burma (Myanmar),” Brown said. …
New York’s Burmese Community Unable To Reach Loved Ones At Home
NY1, NY –
Actually, my parents live in Burma so I’m so worried about my parents and my country people. No, I could not contact them.” According to Myanmar’s …
Local ties to Myanmar cyclone
KPNX-12, AZ – 6, 2008 04:56 PM There are many local ties to the deadly cyclone that ravaged Yangon, Myanmar, half a world away. Formerly known as Burma, Myanmar is …

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999 Today
Opinion: Burma’s Dictatorship in the Hot Seat
Deutsche Welle, Germany –
Once again Myanmar, formerly known as Burma, is making headlines. But not due to the referendum on the constitution which is meant to decide the country’s …
Burma: Cyclone Nargis death toll tops 22000 Telegraph.co.uk
Burma’s Military Too Slow to React to International Aid after … Asian Tribune
Junta ‘co-operative’ Sydney Morning Herald
International Herald TribuneITV.com
all 950 news articles »

Christian Science Monitor
Will Burma (Myanmar) let world in for aid?
Christian Science Monitor, MA –
Phnom Penh, Cambodia – The military government in Burma (Myanmar) is receiving an outpouring of emergency aid offers from the international community, …
Official media: 10000 dead in 1 town from Myanmar cyclone The Associated Press
Local ties to Myanmar cyclone KPNX-12
US provides initial aid to cyclone-ravaged Myanmar AFP
AccuWeather.comChristian Science Monitor
all 3,592 news articles »

Ottawa Citizen
In nod to world pressure, Myanmar delays vote in some areas
The Associated Press –
Myanmar is also known as Burma. “They really need to prioritize … and make sure that no more people die from exposure or from malnutrition or illness. …
Myanmar/Burma Los Angeles Times
Myanmar cyclone: 22500 dead, 40000 missing Euronews.net
US Congressional Medal of Honour for Suu Kyi Merinews
Ottawa CitizenReuters
all 254 news articles »

HispanicBusiness.com
US offers more cyclone assistance to Myanmar
Xinhua, China –
… that is currently pre-positioned in Bangkok awaiting permission to enter Burma (Myanmar),” she said. “We urge the government of Burma to grant full …
US AID sets aside $3 mln for Myanmar relief Reuters
US increases cyclone assistance to Myanmar San Diego Union Tribune
USAID Provides Additional $3 Million in Assistance to the Burmese … Earthtimes (press release)
Reiten Television KXMB BismarckAFP
all 73 news articles »

PR-Inside.com (Pressemitteilung)
Gospel for Asia Reaching Cyclone Victims
Christian News Wire (press release), DC –
KERALA, India, May 6 /Christian Newswire/ — Gospel for Asia has more than 500 native missionaries on the ground in cyclone-struck Burma (Myanmar), …
Canada joins relief effort as Myanmar reels from weekend cyclone Vancouver Sun
Burma cyclone death toll could hit 63000 Telegraph.co.uk
NZers thought safe after Myanmar cyclone New Zealand Herald
Times OnlineGlobe and Mail
all 582 news articles »

The Southern Ledger
US increases cyclone aid for Myanmar
The Associated Press –
The death toll from Tropical Cyclone Nargis in Myanmar, also known as Burma, has soared above 22000. The storm hit early Saturday with winds of up to 120 …
Bush asks Myanmar to accept US help Economic Times
Bush to Myanmar: ‘Let us help’ CNN
US navy ready to help cyclone-ravaged Myanmar Xinhua
ReutersAFP
all 452 news articles »

WHDH-TV
Cyclone struck Myanmar appeals for aid
NDTV.com, India –
The UN is organising drinking water, plastic sheeting and food through its only two agencies that operate inside Burma — the UN Children’s fund and its …
States, aid agencies offer to help storm-hit Myanmar Reuters
Dr Zar Ni: Waves of suffering wash over my land Independent
Myanmar Says Cyclone Death Poll at 22000 and Couting Gay Wired
Toronto SunHonolulu Star-Bulletin
all 446 news articles »
Myanmar cyclone toll climbs to nearly 22500
ABS CBN News, Philippines –
YANGON – Myanmar’s military government raised its death toll from Cyclone Nargis on Tuesday to nearly 22500 with another 41000 missing, almost all from a …
Burma cyclone: victims killed by 12ft tidal wave Times Online
SNAPSHOT-Latest developments after Myanmar cyclone Reuters
Myanmar cyclone toll climbs to nearly 22500 Reuters India
International Herald TribuneReuters UK
all 162 news articles »

Washington Post
Burma: Relief Efforts
Washington Post, United States –
Washington, DC: Which is correct: Burma or Myanmar? My map says Myanmar. The WP says Burma. Matthew Cochrane: We use Myanmar, following the lead of the …
US Eases Sanctions to Permit Disaster Aid to Myanmar U.S. News & World Report
Red Cross launches appeal for Myanmar (Burma) ReliefWeb (press release)
google news commentComment by Tion Kwa Bernard Schwartz Fellow, Asia Society
Reuters AlertNetJaunted
all 439 news articles »

Voice of America
US: Myanmar junta failed to warn people on cyclone
AFP –
Washington calls the country Burma. Laura Bush, who has taken a leading role in shaping US policy towards Myanmar, said Washington “stands prepared” to …
Bush calls for action, adds $3m to Burma aid Bangkok Post
Was Burma’s cyclone predicted? BBC News
US pledges more funds to Burma as regime refuses aid guardian.co.uk
Voice of AmericaWashington Post
all 267 news articles »

Ghana Broadcasting Corporation
Burma agony
Bangkok Post, Thailand –
Rangoon – Official state media said on Tuesday the death toll from Saturday’s Cyclone Nargis now stands at 22000 – with another 41000 missing. …
Video: Cyclone Death Toll Surges; Bush Presses for Aid<a href=”http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sBrI2g2pEHo&#8221; id=u-AFrqEzcP7YxxfLF3-VJUacJrDoMb-hX8SQ><img src=”images/video_icon_gray.png” class=”zippy-icon”>Video: Cyclone Death Toll Surges; Bush Presses for Aid</a> AssociatedPressChristian Agencies Respond to Myanmar Cyclone Victims Crosswalk.com
Death Toll Soars to 22000 in Myanmar Storm Aftermath KESQ
all 118 news articles »

Aviation Week
NASA Earth Observatory Imagery: Cyclone Nargis Floods Myanmar (Burma)
Space Ref (press release) –
The first cyclone of the 2008 season in the northern Indian Ocean was a devastating one for Myanmar (Burma). According to reports from Accuweather.com, …
Satellite photos show cyclone fury Aljazeera.net
NASA Sat Captures Nargis Approach To Myanmar Aviation Week
all 6 news articles »

Monsters and Critics.com
In photos: ‘Burma Nargis Cyclone Damage and Aid Effort’
Monsters and Critics.com –
… toppled trees lie next to a swimming pool in the garden of a house in Yangon (formerly known as Rangon), Myanmar (formerly known as Burma), 05 May 2008. …
Cyclone leaves fields littered with corpses Sydney Morning Herald
Myanmar cyclone death toll soars past 22000 Boston Herald
all 61 news articles »

CTV.ca
Metro Vancouver residents fear for families in Myanmar
Vancouver Sun,  Canada –
Myanmar, once known as Burma, is still reeling from the aftermath of a deadly tropical cyclone that slammed into the impoverished and politically troubled …
Cyclone plunges Burma into primitive existence CTV.ca
all 9 news articles »

Leader Post
Reginans with ties to Myanmar wait for news
Canada.com, Canada –
Noe fled Myanmar — then called Burma — as a refugee in 1992 and spent 14 years in a refugee camp before coming to Canada in 2006. …
Local relief efforts stalled as cyclone toll soars Atlanta Journal Constitution
all 4 news articles »

The Southern Ledger
Burma’s Katrina moment
Christian Science Monitor, MA –
Since 1988, hundreds have been killed trying to bring back democracy to Burma (or Myanmar). Now many more are dead because a lack of democracy and openness …
Analysis: Devastating cyclone raises risks for Myanmar junta The Associated Press
Local residents react to Myanmar cyclone abc7news.com
Bay Area Burmese In Mourning After Deadly Cyclone CBS 5
KCBS
all 69 news articles »
Analysis: Deadly cyclone poses political risks to Myanmar’s ruling …
International Herald Tribune, France –
… many in Burma to feel this is an indication that the military should not be in power,” said David Steinberg, a Myanmar expert at Georgetown University, …

PR-Inside.com (Pressemitteilung)
WHO: Myanmar facing malaria, other disease outbreaks after cyclone …
Newsweek –
WHO was waiting for Myanmar’s military leaders to request aid from a regional emergency fund the UN agency set up last year to fill the time gap between …
Disease fears for cyclone victims The Press Association
all 91 news articles »
Pope urges international help for Myanmar
Reuters –
In a telegram sent in his name to the Catholic bishops of the country once known as Burma, the Vatican expressed the pope’s deep sadness and heartfelt …

Voice of America
Burma Cyclone Damage May Further Boost Rice Prices
Voice of America –
Burma, also known as Myanmar, was expected to export about 400000 metric tons of rice this year. The President of the Thai Rice Exporters Association, …

The Associated Press
White House weighing broader response to cyclone in Myanmar
The Associated Press –
The US embassy in the Southeast Asian nation, also known as Burma, is immediately providing $250000 in aid from an existing emergency fund to humanitarian …

Environment News Service
Myanmar Accepts UN Funds, Food for Cyclone Survivors
Environment News Service –
A military regime governs the country formerly known as Burma. “We appreciate the government’s announcement that it is making available approximately $5 …

Auckland stuff.co.nz
Hundreds of thousands need help in Myanmar-UN
Reuters –
Khalikov was asked if he had a backup plan if the military government in Myanmar, formerly known as Burma, refused to issue visas to UN aid workers. …
Myanmar tells diplomats cyclone death toll could top 10000, asks … 940 News
all 55 news articles »
Ireland airlifts emergency aid to Myanmar: FM
ReliefWeb (press release), Switzerland –
“We have also been in contact with some of our NGO partners and I hope that we will be able to release the first funds for relief in Burma before the end of …

Turkish Press
Myanmar Death Toll
Wall Street Journal –
Myanmar, which is also known as Burma, used to be one of the world’s biggest exporters of rice before securing independence from Britain in 1948. …
Myanmar May Import Rice After Cyclone; Price Rebounds (Update8) Bloomberg
Myanmar cyclone stirs more rice supply fears Reuters UK
Cyclone could hurt Myanmar rice exports: WFP Democratic Voice of Burma
all 50 news articles »
Britain pledges aid for cyclone-hit Myanmar
Xinhua, China –
… community to make sure that the food aid and the other support that is necessary is available to the people of Burma (Myanmar),” Brown said. …

Peninsula On-line
Rights group says 36 dead after prison riot in Myanmar
Reuters – May 5, 2008
With most telephone lines into the former Burma severed and the Internet down, it was impossible to confirm the report with another source.
Prison guards ‘shot dead 36 inmates to quell unrest’ Independent
Myanmar: Unprecedented cyclone disaster Global Voices Online
As Many as 10000 Dead in Burma Cyclone Voice of America
MerinewsTurkish Press
all 29 news articles »
Aid agencies accepting Myanmar cyclone relief donations
The Associated Press –
… Tilden Lane Rockville, MD 20852 (301) 984-0217 http://www.amurt.net Baptist World Aid Myanmar (or Burma) Relief 405 North Washington St. Falls Church, …
Jewish and Israeli organizations have mobilized to help the … Jewish Telegraphic Agency
Burmese in Md. fear for their families Baltimore Sun
all 6 news articles »

The Southern Ledger
First lady ever prominent as diplomat
The Associated Press –
She is outspoken in defense of the people of Myanmar, also known as Burma, where military rulers have repressed basic freedoms. She was planning to voice …
Laura Bush’s Katrina Amnesia: Slams Burmese Govt. For Ignoring … Think Progress
all 57 news articles »
Local Myanmar Families Await Word From Loved Ones
WCBS-TV New York, NY –
New York is more than 8000 miles from Myanmar, formerly known as Burma. Maw has now spoken twice to his daughter, who says walking down the street is now …
Cyclone leaves Burmese refugees worried for families Utica Observer Dispatch
Groups to meet with refugees about cyclone Utica Observer Dispatch
all 3 news articles »

Baltimore Sun
Burma cyclone from space
Baltimore Sun, United States –
The terrible cyclone Nargis that swept in from the Andaman Sea onto the low-lying coastal territories of southern Burma this week killed tens of thousands …
Bay is a focus for devastating storms Times Online
Myanmar Cyclone Death Toll Rises to 4000 (UPDATE) Daily Green
A Look at Nargis WRAL.com
AFPAZ Central.com
all 15 news articles »
Myanmar Toll May Reach 60000; UN Tells Junta to Accept Aid
Bloomberg –
The country, formerly known as Burma, has been under international sanctions since the military rejected the results of elections in 1990. …
Bush awaits Myanmar request for help
United Press International –
Tens of thousands of people are reported dead or missing in the Southeast Asian nation, formerly known as Burma, with even more left homeless by the storm. …
Burmese cyclone: how you can donate
guardian.co.uk, UK –
It is seeking donations to it general fund: Tearfund is supporting partners in Burma, including World Concern Myanmar and the Myanmar Baptist Convention, …
Tearfund partners in the eye of the devastation respond to … ReliefWeb (press release)
all 2 news articles »
Aust to give $3m in immediate aid to Burma
Stuff.co.nz, New Zealand –
“Every indication that we have at the moment is that we’ve been receiving full co-operation from the government authorities in Myanmar Burma,” CARE …

Javno.hr
UN says aid workers waiting for Myanmar visas
Reuters –
… expressing hope the staff would be permitted to travel to the former Burma soon. There are already some UN workers in Myanmar, including small teams …
UN: Myanmar gives green light for aid; workers await visas The Associated Press
Burma’s death toll could reach 10000 The Age
UN and NGOs rush to ready aid for Myanmar cyclone victims The Associated Press
all 242 news articles »
King sends condolences to Burma’s leader
Bangkok Post, Thailand –
”We wish to extend our heartfelt condolences to Your Excellency and through you to the people of the Union of Myanmar and their bereaved families for the …

AFP
Aid workers race to reach Myanmar cyclone victims
AFP –
Tropical cyclone Nargis barrelled early Saturday into the southwest coast of Myanmar, once known as Burma and now one of the poorest nations on the planet. …

Christian Science Monitor
Is the US doing enough to alleviate the world food crisis?
Christian Science Monitor, MA –
Burma (Myanmar) is the latest hard-hit nation where world aid groups are scrambling to get food to those who need it. The US, for its part, has provided …
“It looks like the end of the world here”
Salon –
… be delivered and transported to Myanmar as quickly as possible.” However, the first humanitarian aid will probably come from Burma’s neighbor Thailand. …

The Age
Burma cyclone leaves 15000 dead, 30000 missing
The Age, Australia – o
A spokesman from the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade said the Australian embassy in Rangoon was still trying to contact all Australians in Myanmar, …
Burma’s ‘sham’ referendum may be deferred Special Broadcasting Service
all 100 news articles »

The Associated Press
Myanmar cyclone death toll soars past 22000: state radio
The Associated Press –
Up to 1 million people may be homeless after Cyclone Nargis hit the Southeast Asian nation, also known as Burma, early Saturday. …

PRESS TV
India says it warned Burma about cyclone
Times Online, UK –
Mrs Bush yesterday accused Myanmar’s military regime of failing to take action to protect the remote part of the impoverished country from the storm. …
India ‘gave warning’ Gulf Daily News
‘India warned Burma about cyclone’ PRESS TV
all 16 news articles »
Ease Travel Restriction Of Refugees, Says Myanmar Exile Leaders
Bernama, Malaysia –
Soe Aung, the spokesperson of the National Council of the Union of Burma (NCUB) based in Thailand, said he could not rule out the possibility of thousands …
UN Agencies Sending Air To Cyclone-Hit Myanmar AHN
Myanmar: UNHCR offers immediate assistance to cyclone victims ReliefWeb (press release)
Cyclone in Myanmar: Malteser International secures water supply in … Reuters AlertNet
all 5 news articles »

TopNews
States, aid agencies offer to help storm-hit Myanmar
Reuters – May 5, 2008
“We are deeply concerned by the situation in Burma in the wake of cyclone Nargis, and saddened by the terrible loss of life. …
Govts open wallets for Myanmar Otago Daily Times
all 33 news articles »
Manitoba offers financial aid to Myanmar
Winnipeg Free Press, Canada – o
Meanwhile, the Salvation Army is asking for donations to help with its relief efforts in Myanmar. It has been working in the country formerly known as Burma …
Manitoba Support To Myanmar CJOB
all 2 news articles »
CWR Responding to Victims of Myanmar Disaster
Evangelical Covenant Church, IL –
… massive cyclone that devastated large areas of Myanmar (formerly known as Burma), killing more than 22000 people with another 41000 still missing. …
Statement of FM Ms. Bakoyannis regarding provision of humanitarian …
ReliefWeb (press release), Switzerland –
Athens, 6 May 2008 – The government and people of Greece cannot but be moved by the incredible humanitarian disaster that has hit Myanmar/Burma. …
India sends relief to cyclone-hit Burma
Daily News & Analysis, India – May 5, 2008
NEW DELHI: Faced with a devastating cyclone which rippled through Myanmar this weekend, Asian neighbours are stepping forward to help the isolated military …


TopNews

News Summary for May 5, 2008
NewsHour –
… that shook Burma in September. GWEN IFILL: US officials complained today the Myanmar government has so far refused to admit a US damage assessment team. …
Britain pledges 5 million pounds for cyclone victims Monsters and Critics.com
all 7 news articles »
Knoxville human-rights activist OK in Myanmar
Knoxville News Sentinel, TN –
An e-mail sent Monday morning from a US consular representative in the country, also known as Burma, alerted Bynum and her husband, David, …


Indecision 2008 (satire)

Myanmar Death Toll Exceeds 22000, Uma Thurman Stalker Convicted
Indecision 2008 (satire) –
… we figure that some candidate will find some way to turn the tragedy in Myanmar (or Burma, like Matt over at the CC Insider, we don’t know what to call …

AFP
NGOs say five nations unfit to serve on UN rights body
AFP –
“With the exception of Burma (Myanmar), the UN Human Rights Council has so far failed to adequately address any of the egregious human rights situation …
bamboo village resists cyclone’s wrath
Reuters –
HLAING THA YAR, Myanmar, May 6 (Reuters) – When the full force of Cyclone Nargis passed overhead, people in this one village in southwest Myanmar could do …
Cyclone may yet sweep away dictators Scotsman
all 7 news articles »
Red Cross accepting donations for cyclone victims
Clovis News Journal, NM – o
The Red Cross is accepting donations for victims of a cyclone thought to have killed as many as 14000 in Myanmar. Myanmar, formerly known as Burma, …

LIVENEWS.com.au
22000 dead, 41000 missing: Donors beg Burma to let them in
LIVENEWS.com.au, Australia –
“Every indication that we have at the moment is that we’ve been receiving full cooperation from the government authorities in Myanmar (Burma),” CARE …
ABCUSA: International Ministries To Give $5, 000 Grant For Myanmar …
Worldwide Faith News (press release), NY –
Myanmar has tremendous historical and current importance to American Baptists,” said Murray. “Formerly known as Burma, our mission agency began with the …

NY1
New York’s Burmese Community Unable To Reach Loved Ones At Home
NY1, NY –
Actually, my parents live in Burma so I’m so worried about my parents and my country people. No, I could not contact them.” According to Myanmar’s …

AFP
NGOs say five nations unfit to serve on UN rights body
AFP –
“With the exception of Burma (Myanmar), the UN Human Rights Council has so far failed to adequately address any of the egregious human rights situation …
bamboo village resists cyclone’s wrath
Reuters –
HLAING THA YAR, Myanmar, May 6 (Reuters) – When the full force of Cyclone Nargis passed overhead, people in this one village in southwest Myanmar could do …
Cyclone may yet sweep away dictators Scotsman
all 7 news articles »

Written by Lwin Aung Soe

May 7, 2008 at 2:11 am

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