Burma: updated top news (9 June 2008)
The Associated Press –
YANGON, Myanmar (AP) – United Nations helicopters fanned out across Myanmar’s Irrawaddy delta Monday, a UN official said, ferrying critical supplies to villages struggling to survive since a devastating cyclone struck more than five weeks ago.
Foreign Aid for Myanmar Still Struggles to Get In Wall Street Journal
The Southern Ledger
International Herald Tribune –
AP YANGON, Myanmar: Myanmar’s prime minister says the military government will give enough assistance for survivors of last month’s Cyclone Nargis to make their lives even better than before the disaster struck.
Red Cross: Myanmar dead may never be identified The Associated Press
The Press Association –
UN helicopters have reached Burma’s devastated Irrawaddy Delta for the first time, ferrying critical supplies to villages which have been struggling to survive since the May 2-3 cyclone.
Burma Denies Forcing Cyclone Victims from Shelters Voice of America
Toronto Star –
It took three weeks before United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon was able to convince the top military officials of Burma, also called Myanmar, to allow humanitarian workers and supplies into the country. Now, more than a month after Cyclone …
Business as Usual in Burma Wall Street Journal
In Burma (Myanmar), how many cyclone orphans? Christian Science Monitor
CTV.ca – Inter Press Service (subscription) – Shan Herald Agency for News – Washington Post
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