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Southeast Asia Appeal No. MAA51001 - Mid-year report 2011

This report covers the period 1 January to 30 June 2011. In brief Programme outcome: To coordinate support to host national societies as they scale up their humanitarian work in line with Strategy...

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Myanmar + 2 more

Exploiting a Land of Plenty

Myanmar's leaders sell offshore gas, hydroelectricity, timber, and minerals to China, Thailand, and South Korea, among other countries. Much of the revenue goes to big infrastructure projects, and...

Malaysia + 13 more

MERCY Malaysia Annual Report 2010

Our Approach Total Disaster Risk Management (TDRM) Like many international organisations involved in the delivery of medical and humanitarian aid to vulnerable communities, MERCY Malaysia has been...

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Myanmar

Three years after the cyclone

Three years after the strong tropical cyclone Nargis hit Burma/Myanmar, this country – and DanChurchAid’s collaboration partners – are well prepared for any disaster that might hit. Where the road...

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Myanmar cyclone three years on

Survivors of cyclone Nargis which hit Myanmar (Burma) three years ago are continuing to face hardship as a result of the storm. The damage caused by the sea flooding vast areas of farm land is still...

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Delta Farmers Still Struggle to Recover from Nargis

By SAI ZOM HSENG “What we need is seeds and the resources to successfully restart our farming,” said Win Maung, one of the Irrawaddy Delta residents who has not been able to fully resume his normal...

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Myanmar

Myanmar: Cyclone Nargis 2008 Facts and Figures

Facts and figures On 2 May 2008, Cyclone Nargis made landfall in Myanmar, crossing the south of the country over two days, and devastating the Ayeyarwady Delta region. According to official figures,...

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A new school for the children of Kyon Tar

By Thawdar Aung Kyi (MRCS) in Myanmar A brand new school is in session in Kyon Tar village in the Ayeyarwady Delta, and students and teachers alike are engrossed in their lessons. The basic education...

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Myanmar

A good harvest for U Zaw Myo Htike

Naw Thet Thet Mar and Gurudatta Shirodkar, IFRC in Myanmar Paddy farmer U Zaw Myo Htike was one of the 2.4 million people estimated by the UN to have been affected by Cyclone Nargis which devastated...

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Three years later, still no shelter

BANGKOK, 3 May 2011 (IRIN) - Three years after Cyclone Nargis struck Myanmar, thousands still need shelter assistance, officials and aid workers say. "This is an area where there are still huge...

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Red Cross post brings change to Kyone Thin

By Nant Nay Zar Tun (MRCS) in Myanmar Kyone Thin village tract in the Ayeyarwady Delta was among those badly hit by Cyclone Nargis when it swept across the country in May 2008. Assessments made by...

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Myanmar: Appeal no. MAAMM002 - Annual Report 2010

This report covers the period 1 January to 31 December 2010 Programme outcomes: • The lives of vulnerable people are improved through increased organizational preparedness in disaster response by the...

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