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Burma: Cyclone updated top news (22 May 2008)

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Myanmar Must Allow Aid Access After Storm, US Says (Update2)

Bloomberg –
Almost three weeks after Nargis struck the country formerly known as Burma, the relief effort faces “critical shortages” in doctors, public health specialists and helicopters and pilots to deliver aid, Scot Marciel, the US ambassador to the …
UN chief to Myanmar: focus on saving lives
Disaster aid by force? Chicago Tribune
Globe and MailJakarta Postindiainteracts.comReliefWeb (press release)
all 1,480 news articles »


West takes back seat, Asian countries lead in aiding Myanmar

Economic Times –
LONDON: In the wake of the global stand-off between western governments and Burma’s military regime over the issue of allowing foreign aid workers into the cyclone hit country, Asian countries led by India, China and Asean neighbours have emerged as …
UN and military-ruled Myanmar: a history of suspicion and faiture (Pressemitteilung)
Unravelling the Truth in Burma Pulse Niagara
The Associated (Pressemitteilung)
all 795 news articles »


Burma victims lose aid battle as cash flows into China on a flood …

Times Online –
While millions of dollars have been flooding into China – much of it from the corporate world – appeals for aid to Burma have been less successful.
Take the economic shackles off Burma The Age
The world and its media are playing the dictators’ game Canadian
all 135 news articles »


Radio Australia

UN leader aims to get more aid in Myanmar

International Herald Tribune –
By Seth Mydans BANGKOK: The United Nations secretary general, Ban Ki-moon, flew on Thursday to Myanmar, where he hoped to pry open the door to more international aid at what he called a “critical moment” in the country’s slow recovery from the cyclone
UN chief goes to Myanmar to cajole junta over aid The Associated Press
UN Chief Visits Myanmar to Push Junta on Cyclone Aid (Update1) Bloomberg
ReutersAFPBBC NewsBangkok Post
all 1,418 news articles »


UN chief in Myanmar to press junta to accept cyclone aid

UN chief goes to Myanmar to cajole junta over aid

AP –



UN seeks more aid access in Myanmar –
The UN secretary-general has arrived in Myanmar to try to persuade the country’s ruling generals to let in more of the foreign assistance needed by victims of this month’s devastating cyclone.
UN Chief Visits Myanmar to Push Junta on Cyclone Aid (Update1) Bloomberg
UN chief goes to Myanmar to cajole junta over aid The Associated Press
International Herald TribuneReutersAFPWall Street Journal
all 4,083 news articles »


Sky News

UN chief arrives in Burma on aid mission

Bangkok Post –
Rangoon (dpa) – United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon arrived in Burma on Thursday to inspect areas devastated by Cyclone Nargis, which hit the country’s coastal region 20 days ago, and talk to the ruling junta about speeding up disaster relief …
UN chief arrives in Burma Melbourne Herald Sun
UN head to urge more aid in Burma BBC News
Radio AustraliaVoice of AmericaBoston GlobeMelbourne Herald Sun
all 953 news articles »



European Parliament threatens Myanmar

Radio Netherlands –
The European Parliament is threatening to bring the military regime in Myanmar before the International Court of Justice in The Hague for refusing to permit foreign aid organisations to enter the regions affected by cyclone Nargis.
UN chief vow ahead of Burma trip BBC News
US calls Myanmar response to cyclone appalling Reuters
The Associated PressShan Herald Agency for Newsic WalesIndependent
all 798 news articles »


The Southern Ledger

Cyclone Nargis survivors ousted from shelters in Myanmar

The Associated Press –
YANGON, Myanmar (AP) – With few places to seek refuge, the wooden schoolhouse seemed as good as anywhere. Though its roof was partially blown off by Cyclone Nargis, and panels were ripped from its walls, hundreds of people swarmed here after the storm.
From the field: Latest on Myanmar cyclone ReliefWeb (press release)
Cyclone videos are underground hit in Myanmar Indian Express
ReliefWeb (press release)The Associated PressReliefWeb (press release)The Associated Press
all 297 news articles »

Written by Lwin Aung Soe

May 22, 2008 at 5:27 am

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