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30 May 2008 description

Nay Pyi Taw, 30 May - Officials today accepted cash and kind worth K 411,896,150 donated to the storm victims including cash and kind worth K 1,096,250 by wellwishers from Shan State (South), K 12,499,000 and relief supplies worth K 10,023,000 by departments concerned and wellwishers from Mon and Kayin States, K 22,323,888 by wellwishers from Sagaing Division, clothes and foodstuff worth K 701,900 for the fifth time by wellwishers from Mandalay Division, K 251.1 million for the fifth time by the Union of Myanmar Economic Holdings Ltd and K 114,153,000 by wellwishers through the Financial …

30 May 2008 description

Yangon, 30 May -To reconstruct the hall for Yogis at Aungthukha Dhamma Yeiktha hit by the storm in Bogyoke Village in Thanlyin Township, member of Myanmar Gold Entrepreneurs Association U Hton (U Hton Gold Shop) donated K 2 million to mark his 86th birthday, on 28 May.

27 May 2008 description

NAY PYI TAW, 27 May- The National Disaster Preparedness Central Committee today issued the News Release No. 8 dated 27 May 2008.

The full text of the news release is as follows:

News Release No. 8

1. Wellwishers from the states and divisions have made donations in cash and kind out of generosity to storm victims individually or in groups, and provided them with all the necessary assistance. The National Disaster Preparedness Central Committee accepted the donations with thanks and delivered them to the storm victims in a speedy and systematic manner.

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22 May 2008 description

NAY PYI TAW, 22 May - Chairman of the National Disaster Preparedness Central Committee Prime Minister General Thein Sein delivered an address at the briefing on the relief and rehabilitation measures in the aftermath of cyclone Nargis at the Mindon Hall of Sedona Hotel on Kaba Aye Pagoda Road in Yangon this morning

22 May 2008 description

YANGON, 22 May - A ceremony to hand over the relief items worth baht 40 million donated by Royal Thai Army was held at Michaunggon Monastery in Myawady yesterday.

22 May 2008 description

YANGON, 22 May - Vice-President of Myanmar Maternal and Child Welfare Association Dr Daw Tin Lin Myint and members, Chairperson of Yangon Division Maternal and Child Welfare Supervisory Committee Daw Mar Mar Wai and members and wellwishers presented K 500,000 and relief supplies donated by MMCWA, Yangon Division MCWSC and wellwishers Major Pyi Aung and Daw Nanda Aye and family to 156 storm-affected households at Letkhiebaho Relief Camp in Kawhmu Township this afternoon.

18 May 2008 description

NAY PYI TAW, 18 May - Chairman of the State Peace and Development Council Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services Senior General Than Shwe accompanied by General Thura Shwe Mann of the Ministry of Defence, member of SPDC Lt-Gen Tin Aye, Commander-in-Chief (Navy)Vice-Admiral Soe Thein, Commander-in-Chief (Air) Lt-Gen Myat Hein, Deputy Minister for Health Dr Paing Soe, senior military officers and officials of SPDC Office flew to Yangon from Nay Pyi Taw by special flight to inspect storm-hit areas of Yangon and Ayeyawady Division this afternoon.

17 May 2008 description

NAY PYI TAW, 17 May - The National Disaster Preparedness Central Committee issued News Release No 2 today.

The News Release No 2 is as follows:

News Release No 2

1. As the severe cyclone "Nargis" hit the Union of Myanmar, internal and international wellwishers have been donating cash and kind for the storm victims continuously.

2. The donations for the victims are accepted systematically by the Donation Accepting and Supervision Body and distributed without delay to the storm-hit regions by the Rehabilitation and Reconstruction Committee.

17 May 2008 description

NAY PYI TAW, 17 May - The National Disaster Preparedness Central Committee issued News Release No 1 today.

The News Release No 1 is as follows:

News Release No 1

1. In the Union of Myanmar, a severe cyclone "Nargis" hit the coastal areas of Ayeyawady Division on 2nd and 3rd May 2008 causing tremendous casualties and devastation and also swept Yangon Division causing loss and damages.

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16 May 2008 description

NAY PYI TAW, 16 May-The National Disaster Preparedness Central Committee released an announcement yesterday.

The Announcement is as follows:-

1. Some areas in Myanmar were hit severely by the Cyclone "Nargis". Now the nation is accepting the relief supplies donated by internal and international donors with much gratitude.

2. The Emergency Supply Supervisory Committee consisting of departmental officials and non-governmental organizations is accepting and systematically keeping proper accounts the cash and relief aid donated by internal and international donors.

06 May 2008 description
  1. The State Peace and Development Council announced the following regions as disaster-hit regions that were struck by the cyclonic storm Nargis under Announcement No 4/2008 dated on 3 May 2008.

    (a) Ayeyawady Division

    (b) Yangon Division

    (c) Bago Division

    (d) Mon State

    (e) Kayin State

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25 Aug 2007 description

NAY PYI TAW, 25 Aug - Chairman of Ayeyawady Division Peace and Development Council Commander of South-West Command Maj-Gen Thura Myint Aung inspected the road condition and monsoon paddy plantations along Pathein-Yangon Road on 20 August.

Upon arrival at Pantanaw, he proceeded by boat along the Ayeyawady River.

11 Aug 2007 description

Nay Pyi Taw, 11 Aug - Chairman of Mandalay Division Peace and Development Council Commander of Central Command Maj-Gen Khin Zaw, accompanied by departmental officials, on 1 August morning inspected swelling Ayeyawady River from the corner of 22nd Street and Strand Road to Bawga Jetty.

Next, the commander and party looked into No 2 Water Treatment Plant of Mandalay City Development Committee. Head of Water/Sanitation Department of MCDC U Tun Kyi reported on functions of the plant and future tasks.

Secretary of MCDC U Maung Pu gave a supplementary report.

After that, the commander …

04 May 2006 description

YANGON, 4 May -- CEC member of the Union Solidarity and Development Association Minister for Transport Maj-Gen Thein Swe, accompanied by Deputy Minister for Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement Brig-Gen Kyaw Myint, Deputy Minister for Education Brig-Gen Aung Myo Min, Deputy Minister for Health Dr Mya Oo and officials went to Gwa in Rakhine State on 2 May and attended a ceremony to donate cash and kind to the storm victims of Gwa.

Officials clarified storm-affected condition and the commander and the minister made speeches later.

Minister Maj-Gen Thein Swe presented K 10 million …

03 May 2006 description

YANGON, 3 May -- Social organizations today provided cash and medicine for cyclone victims in the outskirts of Yangon.

At the cash donation ceremony held in Hlinethaya Township , officials of Myanmar Women's Affairs Federation, Myanmar Maternal and Child Welfare Association (Central) and wellwishers presented cash amounted to K 1.9 million and medicines through responsible personnel.

Chairman of Hlinethaya Township Peace and Development Council U Khin Maung Thein explained damages to factories, buildings and houses owing to the fierce winds of the tropical cyclone which slammed …

01 May 2006 description

Yangon, 1 May -- Accompanied by officials concerned, Chairman of Ayeyawady Division Peace and Development Council Commander of South West Command Maj-Gen Thura Myint Aung and Secretariat member of the Union Solidarity and Development Association Minister for Communications, Posts and Telegraphs and for Hotels and Tourism Brig-Gen Thein Zaw arrived by car at Chaungtha Beach in Ayeyawady Division yesterday and met and encouraged the storm victims at the Dhammayon building of Pyilonchantha Pagoda. Next, the commander and the minister presented K 500,000 and relief aid each to the victims.

15 May 2005 description


Destructive act of expatriate Sao Hkam Hpa and group is not separate incident but continuation of a series of acts committed constantly following dictates from outside

It was three-pronged attack on the Government designed by above-ground, underground and fugitives and was conspired with the advice, money, material and technological assistance of their alien masters It can be seen as grave danger to loss of the nation and the race

01 Jan 2005 description

The tidal waves caused by the recent earthquakes with their epicenters in the Adaman Sea hit some regions along the coast of Myanmar.
According to the data collected on 1st January 2004, out of 21 people who were reported yesterday missing, six were confirmed dead and 12 returned their homes. Up to now, three victims are still missing .The death toll due to the earthquakes rose to 59, while 43 were injured.

As shown by the figures, 592 houses of 17 villages were destroyed and 3,205 people of 638 households homeless.

28 Dec 2004 description

After an earthquake of severe intensity with its epicenter about 1,000 miles Northwest of Jakarta, Indonesia, was recorded at 7:32:04 am on 26 December, nine earthquakes of intensity about 6.0 on the Richter Scale were felt in the Andaman Sea.