World May 09

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U.N. Resumes Aid to Myanmar Despite Junta Actions

The U.N. World Food Program said Friday it would continue to send aid to cyclone-ravaged Myanmar, despite the military government seizing the supplies at the airport in order to distribute the shipments on its own.

World May 08

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U.N. Aid Begins Arriving in Cyclone-damaged Myanmar

Shipments of food, medicine and other relief items began arriving in Myanmar Thursday to help victims of a cyclone that battered the country on Saturday, but U.S. military planes loaded with supplies were still being denied access.

World May 07

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Myanmar Pressured to Let in Aid Workers

U.N. officials on Wednesday urged the Myanmar government to allow aid workers to distribute relief goods throughout the country, following a cyclone that could result in the deaths of 100,000 people as conditions worsen, a U.S. diplomat said.

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