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Burma: Cyclone updated top news (25 May 2008)

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U.N., Myanmar put positive spin on cyclone aid

Reuters,

By Patrick Worsnip

YANGON (Reuters) – The United Nations and Myanmar’s military government put a positive spin on differences over relief and rebuilding needs for millions of cyclone survivors at a pledging conference in Yangon on Sunday.

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Voice of America

UN Chief Says Myanmar Yields on Aid Workers

New York Times –
By SETH MYDANS BANGKOK – Myanmar’s military junta promised on Friday to allow into the country “all aid workers” of any nationality, after three weeks of blocking most assistance to cyclone victims, the United Nations secretary general, Ban Ki-moon,
Myanmar Seeks Money at Cyclone Donor Conference (Update1) Bloomberg
Donors pledge cyclone aid The Associated Press
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U.S. demands ‘unhindered access’ for Myanmar aid

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YANGON, Myanmar – Myanmar must grant “unhindered access” to cyclone-devasated areas as a condition for receiving more American aid, a top U.S. official said Sunday.

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BBC News

Donors and Myanmar to work on differences over aid

Reuters –
By Patrick Worsnip YANGON (Reuters) – International donors and Myanmar’s military government hoped to reconcile major differences over relief and rebuilding needs for millions of cyclone survivors at a pledging conference in Yangon on Sunday.
Donors pledge cyclone aid at Myanmar conference The Associated Press
Summit in Myanmar aims to boost donations CNN International
BloombergAljazeera.netWinston-Salem JournalInternational Herald Tribune
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Nation Multimedia

Musicians help plug aid gap in stricken Burma

Times Online –
There is hope this weekend that more international specialists will be allowed into the country after a promise by General Than Shwe, Burma’s ruler, to Ban Ki-Moon, the United Nations secretary-general. It may prove too little too late.
Myanmar holds constitutional referendum in cyclone-stricken areas International Herald Tribune
Food for all can stem hungry tide The Statesman
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BBC News

45 countries pledge aid, insist on Burma access

Bangkok Post –
Rangoon (dpa) – An aid-pledging conference for the victims of Cyclone Nargis, which slammed into Burma three weeks ago leaving 133000 dead or missing, opened Sunday amid widespread perplexity over the government’s stance on the disaster.
International donors gather for Burma aid conference ABC Online
UK minister at Burma aid conference The Press Association
Daily NationBBC NewsInquirer.netBBC News
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Thai News Agency MCOT

UN head opens air hub of assistance for Myanmar

China Daily –
Ban attended a ceremony at Bangkok’s Don Mueang Airport, Thailand, Saturday to officially open a UN Staging Area (UNSA) here as a logistic air hub for coordinating flown-in international assistance to victims of Cyclone Nargis in Myanmar.
Thai aid base will save lives in Burma: Ban ABC Online
UN Opens Thai Staging Base for Burma Relief Voice of America
UN News CentreThai News Agency MCOTAsia Times OnlineBP News
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Donors pledge cyclone aid at 50-nation Myanmar conference

YANGON, Myanmar – A 50-nation conference to pledge funds for survivors of Myanmar’s cyclone convened Sunday after the country’s xenophobic junta promised to open their doors to critically needed foreign assistance.

Written by Lwin Aung Soe

May 25, 2008 at 6:11 am

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