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Burma: Cyclone updated top news (26 May 2008)

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United Nations chief ends Myanmar mission

By JOHN HEILPRIN, Associated Press Writer

YANGON, Myanmar – U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon headed back to New York on Monday, saying he hoped Myanmar’s military regime would honor its promise to open up cyclone-devastated areas of the country to foreign aid workers.

Ban’s mission to knock down Myanmar‘s barriers to international cyclone assistance climaxed Sunday when donor nations offered more than $100 million to help the country recover from Cyclone Nargis.

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Times Now.tv

Donors ask Myanmar to let in aid workers

Houston Chronicle –
By SETH MYDANS BANGKOK, THAILAND – Delegates from 52 donor nations, meeting Sunday in Myanmar, pressed its government to make good on a promise to give foreign aid workers free access to millions of isolated cyclone survivors.
Burma asks for $11bn to rebuild The Australian
Burma aid: Conference pledges millions of pounds to help cyclone … guardian.co.uk
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StarPhoenix

UN chief ends Myanmar mission; says he hopes junta will honor …

International Herald Tribune –
AP YANGON, Myanmar: UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon headed back Monday to New York, saying he hoped Myanmar’s military regime would honor its promise to open up cyclone-devastated areas of the country to foreign aid workers.
Weeks After Cyclone in Myanmar, Even Farmers Wait for Food New York Times
Donors pledge cyclone aid at Myanmar conference The Associated Press
XinhuaThe Gazette (Montreal)Washington PostNew York Times
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Sunday Mail

Donors urge Burma to live up to commitments

CTV.ca –
Donor nations urged Burma to live up to its commitment to admit all foreign relief workers and allow them to carry out an independent assessment of the damage caused by Cyclone Nargis.
Burma aid donors link cash to access to stricken delta guardian.co.uk
Burma Access Issue Stops Donors Making More Aid Pledges Deutsche Welle
Toronto StarWashington PostBangkok PostCTV.ca
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Donors pledging Myanmar cyclone aid

AP –

Cyclone survivors are receiving biscuit donated by volunteers at a monastery in Twante town, around 50 km southwest of Yangon, Sunday, May 25, 2008.  (AP Photo)

AP Photo: Cyclone survivors are receiving biscuit donated by volunteers at a monastery in Twante town, around…

YANGON, Myanmar – Donor nations said they were ready to provide Myanmar with more than $100 million to help it recover from Cyclone Nargis, but warned the ruling junta Sunday they will not fully open their wallets until they are provided access to the hardest-hit areas.

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KLEW

Aid workers ready for action after Myanmar promise

Reuters –
By Aung Hla Tun YANGON (Reuters) – Foreign aid workers were heading for the cyclone-ravaged Irrawaddy delta on Monday to see whether army-ruled Myanmar will honour a promise made by its top general to give them freedom of movement.
International Donors Meet To Pledge Aid for Myanmar Wall Street Journal
Weeks After Cyclone in Myanmar, Even Farmers Wait for Food New York Times
Monsters and Critics.comInternational Herald TribuneCNN InternationalAljazeera.net
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RTE.ie

Aid Pledged to Burma If Workers Get Access

Washington Post –
By Amy Kazmin BANGKOK, May 25 — Donor nations on Sunday promised military-ruled Burma a significant increase in financial support for survivors of Tropical Cyclone Nargis if the junta keeps its pledge to allow aid workers “unhindered access” to the …
Donors urge Burma to live up to commitments CTV.ca
Burma aid donors link cash to access to stricken delta guardian.co.uk
Times OnlineDeutsche WelleSydney Morning HeraldCTV.ca
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Boston Globe

Open up if you want more cyclone aid, Myanmar told

Reuters India –
“The Myanmar authorities must turn promises into action. The eyes of the world are watching,” British development minister Douglas Alexander said after a landmark aid conference in the former Burma, under army rule for the last 46 years.
US sets conditions for aid, calls for unhindered access to Myanmar Jerusalem Post
US sets condition for aid in Myanmar Zee News
International Herald TribuneReutersThe Associated Press
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Written by Lwin Aung Soe

May 26, 2008 at 5:59 am

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