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- Myanmar: Floods and Landslides - Jul 2017
- Tropical Cyclone Mora - May 2017
- Myanmar: Floods - Jun 2016
- Tropical Cyclone Roanu - May 2016
- South-East Asia: Drought - 2015-2017
- Tropical Cyclone Komen - Jul 2015
- Myanmar: Floods and Landslides - Jul 2015
- Myanmar: Floods - Jul 2014
- Myanmar: Floods - Aug 2013
- Tropical Cyclone Mahasen - May 2013
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As friends of Myanmar, we are deeply concerned by the humanitarian situation in northern part of Rakhine State. We have welcomed the Government’s agreement to allow a resumption of humanitarian assistance and initial deliveries to some villages, but we are concerned by delays and urge all Myanmar authorities to overcome the obstacles that have so far prevented a full resumption, noting that tens of thousands of people who need humanitarian aid, including children with acute malnutrition, have been without it now for nearly two months.
Australian Foreign Minister Bob Carr today announced Australia would provide $3.2 million for emergency shelter, sanitation and safety equipment for up to 9000 people driven from their homes by ethnic and sectarian violence in Rakhine State.
Speaking from Yangon in Myanmar, Senator Carr said the commitment lifted Australia's total aid for Rakhine State to $9 million.
"My talks in Myanmar this week have included a focus on the humanitarian crisis in Rakhine State," Senator Carr said.
Vienna, 7 May 2008 - "The pictures and news reaching us from Burma/Myanmar are appalling. Cyclone Nargis has caused thousands of deaths and enormous devastation. Mere survival has become the vital target for many children, women and men," stated Foreign Minister Ursula Plassnik today on the margins of the Ministerial Council meeting.
"Austria will demonstrate its solidarity and provide swift support for the people affected in Burma/Myanmar.
Austrian help and assistance well received by the affected people
Vienna, 7 April 2005 - The Federal Government has organised a commemorative journey to Thailand for relatives of the Austrian tsunami victims, which will take place this weekend. "The early morning hours of 26 December 2004, when a huge flood wave devastated large coastal parts of South-East Asia, brought tremendous grief to numerous parts of the world. In Austria, we mourn for the victims of this disaster together with their families and friends.