World Jun 06

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Myanmar Cyclone Victims Face Continued Hardships

A month has passed since Cyclone Nargis struck Myanmar and, in the interim, international aid groups negotiated with the country's reclusive military regime for better access to the stricken country. ITN's Channel 4 News correspondent Inigo Gilmore provides an update.

World Jun 04

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U.S. Navy Ships to Leave Myanmar Without Delivering Aid

Four U.S. Navy ships will leave the Myanmar coast Thursday, after failing to receive permission from the Burmese government to unload aid supplies for survivors of Cyclone Nargis, including much-needed helicopters to transport food and other aid.

World May 28

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Myanmar’s Government Slowly Opens to Foreign Aid

Weeks after Cyclone Nargis devastated portions of Myanmar, its reclusive government has slowly allowed small numbers of foreign aid workers to enter the country. U.N. Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs John Holmes updates the humanitarian situation.

U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon arrived Thursday in cyclone-damaged Myanmar, formerly known as Burma, to meet with Senior Gen. Than Shwe in hopes of convincing the stringent military junta to loosen restrictions on international aid.

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