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Burma: Cyclone updated top news (19 May 2008)

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The Age

Myanmar cyclone: Burma’s junta announces three days of mourning –
By Thomas Bell, South East Asia Correspondent Burma’s generals launched a public relations offensive today, belatedly announcing three days of national mourning and arranging a fresh round of carefully stage-managed tours of the Irrawaddy Delta.


US Official: Americans Might Be Allowed Into Burma


AP -May 19: Victims of Cyclone Nargis struggle to be first in line to receive goods from local donor at a monastery outside Rangoon, Burma.

Burma junta chief in first visit to cyclone-hit Irrawaddy ABC Online
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Monks help pick up slack for Myanmar junta’s aid efforts

MSN India

UN and ASEAN to meet in Yangon on cyclone relief aid

Monsters and –
New York – High-level delegations from the United Nations and ASEAN plan to meet in Yangon, Myanmar, on Sunday to put more pressure on the military junta to accept international relief aid for Cyclone Nargis victims, the UN said Monday.
US says aid has helped 100000 in Myanmar AFP
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Hopes for Myanmar cyclone aid rise as ASEAN meets

Reuters –
By Aung Hla Tun YANGON, May 19 (Reuters) – Hopes turned to a meeting of Southeast Asian foreign ministers on Monday for a breakthrough in speeding up aid flows to the millions of desperate cyclone survivors in Myanmar.
Burma neighbours in cyclone talks BBC News
Myanmar’s Neighbors in Asean to Announce Cyclone Relief Plan Bloomberg
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Myanmar leader makes first visit to relief camp

Who they are

David Longstreath / AP
Myanmar junta leader Senior Gen. Than Shwe

AP – Sun May 18, 4:24 PM ET


U.N. envoy presses Myanmar on relief

Fears mount that starvation could kill thousands

Lisandru / AFP – Getty Images
A young girl affected by the cyclone walks near a monastery where she and her family found shelter in the delta region south of Yangon on Friday.

Written by Lwin Aung Soe

May 19, 2008 at 4:49 am

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