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Burma: Cyclone updated top news (27 May 2008)

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Myanmar to Consider Extending Detention of Pro-Democracy Leader

New York Times –
By SETH MYDANS BANGKOK – Almost lost in the clamor over Myanmar’s devastating cyclone, the house arrest of the charismatic pro-democracy leader, Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, reaches a deadline for its annual renewal Tuesday.
Myanmar generals claim referendum win
State radio reports Myanmar constitution approved in cyclone-hit areas The Canadian Press
ITNThe AustralianDemocratic Voice of
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Monsters and

Burma’s junta stalling relief workers: Costello

ABC Online –
World Vision CEO Tim Costello says Burma’s ruling military junta is still not allowing disaster relief experts access to cyclone-ravaged areas.
Foreign Relief Workers Begin to Arrive in Burma Washington Post
Aid agencies to test Burma’s new openness
ScotsmanToronto StarBBC NewsRadio Australia
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Radio Australia

Aid offered but concerns remain over Myanmar –
British International Development Secretary Douglas Alexander said: “We’ve not taken any options off the table, but the burden of responsibility rests with the government here in Burma (now Myanmar). It is clear that the international community has …
Aid groups prepare to enter Myanmar
Myanmar cyclone meeting more about access than aid Reuters

Burma asks for $11bn to rebuild The Australian
Burma political prisoner set to be released Washington Times

The Irrawaddy News MagazineBloombergAFPNew York Times

Dispatch OnlineSan Jose Mercury NewsThe Associated PressBBC News
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All American Patriots (press release)

Aid agencies to test Burma’s new openness –
Aid agencies, whose international staff have been barred from the areas of Burma worst-hit by Cyclone Nargis, were yesterday preparing to test the Burmese regime’s new openness following the UN’s apparent diplomatic breakthrough.
Aid Agencies Test Burma’s Pledge to Allow Access to Cyclone Hit Areas Voice of America
UN boss hopeful over Burma Scotsman
Toronto StarBBC NewsCTV.caInverell Times
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UN: More boats, helicopters to Myanmar

The Associated Press –
BANGKOK, Thailand (AP) – Aid soon will be able to reach the more than 1 million cyclone victims still waiting for their first assistance if Myanmar’s military regime quickly allows foreign experts into the affected areas, a UN official said Monday.
Donors press Myanmar for access Seattle Times
Aid offered but concerns remain over Myanmar
Aljazeera.netZenit News (Pressemitteilung)The Associated Press
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Conditions ripe for disease in Myanmar

AP – Mon May 26, 7:38 PM ET

A family of cyclone survivors  sit together in a hut they built for temporary shelter in Dedaye town, Delta region of Myanmar, Monday, May 26, 2008.  (AP Photo)

AP Photo: A family of cyclone survivors sit together in a hut they built for temporary…
DEDAYE, Myanmar – Myint Hlaing’s family bathes and cooks with water from an irrigation ditch fouled by human waste and a rotting cow carcass.
His 10-year-old daughter drinks bottled water donated by aid groups, but she still suffers from diarrhea. Meanwhile, his family and other cyclone survivors endure daily rains in tattered thatch huts as the monsoon season nears.

Written by Lwin Aung Soe

May 27, 2008 at 5:10 am

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