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Myanmar cyclone




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New report on Myanmar cyclone aftermath highlights urgent need for livelihood recovery

Monday’s launch of an assessment into the conditions facing Myanmar’s cyclone-affected communities is expected to highlight the urgent need for livelihood recovery activities. World Vision, the international aid agency which helped conduct the assessment, is already providing hand tractors and fuel to farmers in the delta region who lost tools and animals in the storm.


“As we look beyond the initial relief response, it’s critical that we support those affected to get back on their feet earning an income once again,” said World Vision’s Response Manager, Judy Moore.


“As we look beyond the initial relief response, it’s critical that we support those affected to get back on their feet earning an income once again,” said World Vision’s Response Manager, Judy Moore. Read more ...

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08/01/2008Myanmar three months later: Children still at high risk
07/18/2008New report on Myanmar cyclone aftermath highlights urgent need ...
06/02/2008Myanmar one month later: Delta communities surviving on resilience
05/25/2008World Vision hopes commitments will turn to action for the cyclone survivors
05/21/2008World Vision response in Myanmar bolstered by additional staff, supplies
05/20/2008“Compassion fatigue”:Is it affecting China, Myanmar donations?
05/15/2008Half a million children affected by cyclone, aid agency warns
05/14/2008As Asia reels from twin disasters, World Vision expands response
05/11/2008Crisis in Myanmar relief camps: Mass exodus sets stage for public health emergency
05/09/2008Gates Foundation awards $1 million to World Vision for emergency relief ...
05/08/2008Devastated children in Myanmar face special threats after cyclone
05/05/2008World Vision responding to devastating cyclone in Myanmar

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World Vision staff help provide much-needed water to cyclone survivors.
Photo ©2008/World Vision

World Vision staff and volunteers remove trees that block some  main roads
World Vision staff and volunteers remove trees that block some main roads.
Photo ©2008/World Vision


A displaced man and his children wait for relief.
A displaced man and his children wait for relief.
Photo ©2008/World Vision

Yangon—the country’s largest city—  is a state-declared disaster zone.
Yangon—the country’s largest city— is a state-declared disaster zone.
Photo ©2008/World Vision

World Vision estimates that up to 2 million people may be affected by the cyclone.
World Vision estimates that up to 2 million people may be affected by the cyclone.
Photo ©2008/World Vision


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