Save Burma

အာဏာရွင္စနစ္ က်ဆံုးမွ တတိုင္းျပည္လံုး စစ္မွန္တဲ့ ဒီမိုကေရစီကို ခံစားရမယ္

World Focus on Burma (14 and 15 May 2008) part 1

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MYANMAR: Cyclone devastates rice market
IRINnews.org, NY –
“I think the overall projection is of incredible hardship,” said Sean Turnell, a Macquarie University expert on Myanmar and editor of Burma Economic Watch. …

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Burma approves pro-military constitution in referendum
AOL Canada, Canada –
However, Ban said he has now secured support from Burma, also known as Myanmar, its neighbours and key donors to increase the flow of cyclone relief aid and …

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Reporters in Burma live in fear
Media Guardian, UK – May 14, 2008
… according to Aung Zaw, editor of Irrawaddy, a magazine and website produced by exiled Myanmar journalists in neighbouring Thailand. …
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AFP
Pressure on Myanmar to open up to cyclone aid
AFP – May 14, 2008
YANGON (AFP) — Top foreign officials headed Wednesday to Myanmar to press the defiant junta to open the doors to a massive cyclone relief effort for two …
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Deadbolt
… the world stage in the last week to share his thoughts about the human rights, humanitarian crisis in the country of Myanmar, formerly known as Burma. …
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The United Nations has sharply increased its estimate of those severely affected by Burma’s cyclone to 2.5m people up from the 1.5m previously thought to be …
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Prayer service for Myanmar victims set for Friday
Battle Creek Enquirer, MI – May 14, 2008
Laisum said those who attend Friday’s service may make donations to help pay for relief efforts in Burma, which the military regime renamed Myanmar in 1989. …
Myanmar: Welthungerhilfe starts distributing supplies in the …
ReliefWeb (press release), Switzerland –
“This guarantees that our aid is received by the people who really need it,” says Angela Schwarz, Welthungerhilfe’s Regional Co-ordinator in Myanmar/Burma. …

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We’re all human
Stockton Record, CA –
First, two weeks ago, it was a cyclone that swept across Myanmar – formerly known as Burma – that killed at least 32000 people. More than 29000 people are …
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Myanmar: Trucks with aid reaching the needy
ReliefWeb (press release), Switzerland – Despite roadblocks and bad weather conditions DanChurchAid’s partners are able to gain access to some of the worst hit areas in Burma. …
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BBC News
First Burma aid plane to leave UK
BBC News, UK –
The DEC Myanmar (Burma) cyclone appeal has received donations of over £6mn since it was launched last week. Among those who have contributed to the fund are …
His Holiness the Dalai Lama in aid of the Myanmar cyclone Phayul
Red Cross estimates up to 128000 died in Myanmar cyclone as heavy … International Herald Tribune
Aid beginning to trickle through to Burma cyclone victims ABC Online
PRESS TV – Times Online
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Church World Service (press release)
CWS – Local Organizations Make Difference in Relief Delivery in …
Worldwide Faith News (press release), NY –
BANGKOK, May 13, 2008–Ten days after cyclone Nargis devastated parts of Myanmar (Burma), as tens of thousands of people still wait for assistance, …
Myanmar: MCC seeks $200000 for cyclone relief and recovery ReliefWeb (press release)
MCC launches cyclone relief for Burma Abbotsford Times
all 6 news articles »
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Singapore: Myanmar to attend ASEAN emergency meeting to discuss …
International Herald Tribune, France – Myanmar, also called Burma, has long been a source of embarrassment to ASEAN, largely because of its junta’s failure to fulfill promises to restore …
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The Associated Press
UN chief secures support for more access in Myanmar
The Associated Press –
… who proposed that the UN convene an emergency summit on Myanmar, which is formerly known as Burma, and that Ban possibly visit the country. …
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Voices from Myanmar: How the cyclone first hit
Seattle Times, United States –
It is where Cyclone Nargis first struck land in Myanmar, also known as Burma, about midnight Nov. 2. The storm went on to clear a path through the delta, …
Curfew in Myanmar villages News24
all 5 news articles »
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Written by Lwin Aung Soe

May 15, 2008 at 11:05 am

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