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Archive for May 13th, 2008

World Focus on Burma (13 May 08)

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A Tale of Two Disasters
Forbes, NY –
… and left about 32000 people dead and another 30000 missing, according to the latest estimates from state television in Myanmar, formerly known as Burma. …
Video: Myanmar and China-Handling the two crisesAlJazeeraEnglish
Aid agencies face relief quandary
Toronto Star, Canada –
A nine-member DART assessment team is stuck in Thailand and unable to cross the border into Burma, also known as Myanmar, Department of National Defence …
Duelling disasters in China, Myanmar challenge aid groups The Canadian Press
Deploy DART to China Calgary Herald
Send DART to China, Canadian group says
CTV.caLondon Free Press
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Ottawa Citizen

22000 feared dead in Myanmar
Balita, CA –
… May 6, that Cyclone Nargis may have killed more than 22000 people and leaving hundreds of thousands homeless in Myanmar, formerly known as Burma. …
Aid reaches around 300000 people affected by Cyclone Nargis: DEC … ReliefWeb (press release)
Reaching out to Myanmar Sarnia Observer
UN calls on junta to open its doors to aid Bangkok Post
Boston GlobeABC Online
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First US aid shipment reaches Myanmar
Los Angeles Times, CA –
The United Nations says that between 62000 and 100000 people are dead or missing in the nation, also known as Burma. “We have a broad array of personnel and …
UN leader tells Myanmar to hurry on aid International Herald Tribune
Myanmar lists 32000 killed in cyclone United Press International
Aid delays: George W Bush has vented his anger at the Burma junta … ABC Online
Bangkok PostTimes of India
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Thai premier plans Myanmar trip, again
Monsters and –
‘Samak will go to Burma (Myanmar) tomorrow (Wednesday) to deliver a message from Ban Ki-moon,’ said Thai Foreign Minister Noppodon Pattama. …
Thai premier in mercy dash to Burma The West Australian
Samak due in Burma Wednesday Bangkok Post
Foreign Ministry to seek USD 1million to help Burma Nation Multimedia
Sky News AustraliaBangkok Post
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UN leader tells Myanmar to hurry on aid
International Herald Tribune, France –
By Warren Hoge and Seth Mydans UNITED NATIONS: As the authorities in Myanmar raised the cyclone death toll to nearly 32000 and admitted one American …
Myanmar lists 32000 killed in cyclone United Press International
Aid delays: George W Bush has vented his anger at the Burma junta … ABC Online
Thousands killed by quake in China Bangkok Post
Times of IndiaThe Age
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Burma/Myanmar: Cyclone relief- Asian governments must insist on …
Amnesty International UK, UK –
‘Our governments, from the ASEAN countries, Japan, India, South Korea and China are best placed to influence the Myanmar authorities to lift the blockages …
ASEAN ‘shamed by Burma aid crisis’
Deadly Cyclone Made Worse By Loss of Mangrove Forests About – News & Issues
Mangrove destruction ‘made Burmese cyclone worse’ Legalbrief (subscription)
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The Southern Ledger

Ministry finds way around Myanmar politics
Mission Network NEws (press release), Grand Rapids –
… was able to purchase emergency supplies and food locally through its partner for distribution beginning Friday in the delta region of Burma/Myanmar. …
UN frustrated at Burma response BBC News
Burma cyclone crisis: UN must step up
UN Chief Criticizes Burma’s ‘Slow’ Response to Cyclone All American Patriots (press release)
Hartford CourantReuters UK
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MAP: Cyclone Nargis Floods Burma (Myanmar) (satellite image)
Reuters AlertNet, UK –
The city of Yangôn (also called Rangoon) in Burma (Myanmar), is tucked into a “V” between two rivers that empty into the Gulf of Martaban through a large …
Satellite data played an important role in the assessment of … St. Louis Post-Dispatch
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All American Patriots (press release), Philippines –
By Conrado de Quiros You can’t be human and not look at the spectacle of wretchedness Burma (Myanmar) offers today without feeling fragile and oppressed. …
Thai premier cancels Myanmar trip (Roundup) Monsters and
Barack Obama Joins Kerry Resolution on Humanitarian Aid for Burma All American Patriots (press release)
Humanitarian Guns for Burmese Guerrillas OpEdNews
Nation Multimedia
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First US aid flight arrives in Burma as new storm looms
Independent, UK –
That’s the Myanmar government.” He added: “So far we have enough water by collecting rain. But we do not have food any more.” Such is the junta’s suspicion …
CORRECTED – (OFFICIAL) – UN says up to 100000 dead or missing in … Reuters India
Myanmar toll likely to hit 216000 Globe and Mail
American aid allowed into Myanmar Radio New Zealand
Melbourne Herald SunGulf Daily News
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US relief arrives in Myanmar
Two more air shipments are scheduled to land Tuesday in the country formerly known as Burma. Myanmar’s military rulers have consistently slowed UN relief …
Video: Questions About Aid Plague Myanmar CycloneAssociatedPress
US plans 2 more aid flights for Myanmar
Reuters –
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States expects to send two more flights into Myanmar and offer another $13 million in aid to UN agencies, the White House …

BBC News

Arrival of two aircraft with Greek humanitarian aid in Myanmar/Burma
ReliefWeb (press release), Switzerland –
Athens, 12 May 2008 – The first Greek C-130 aircraft carrying humanitarian aid for the relief of the people of Myanmar/Burma, has arrived on Sunday, …
anger over junta’s ‘inadequacy BBC News
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Written by Lwin Aung Soe

May 13, 2008 at 9:32 am

Burma: Cyclone updated top news (13 May 2008)

The Southern Ledger

Burma continues to reject help
BBC News –
Burma’s military government has said it is still opposed to letting foreign aid workers in to help the many victims of Cyclone Nargis.
Myanmar Junta Pressed by UN, US, India to Take Aid (Update2) Bloomberg
Single US aid plane arrives in Burma San Jose Mercury News
San Francisco ChronicleSeattle TimesVoice of AmericaReuters
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Cyclone-affected children beg for food from passengers on a passing car in Bogalay, in the Irrawaddy division, Burma, 08 May 2008 ( News link : Voice of America )

Myanmar cyclone: Burma receives first consignment of British aid
By Graham Tibbetts The first consignment of British aid was being flown in to Burma today as torrential rain threatened to deepen the crisis further.
Go Around the Generals Washington Post
In Burma, a frustrated quiet Christian Science Monitor
BBC NewsVoice of AmericaAssociated Baptist PressWashington Times
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Written by Lwin Aung Soe

May 13, 2008 at 9:10 am