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.

World May 13

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Aid Organizations Face Continuing Hurdles in Myanmar

France, Britain and Germany called for humanitarian aid to continue to flow to cyclone-ravaged Myanmar despite sporadic government resistance. Andrew Kirkwood, country director for Save the Children in Myanmar, describes the challenges aid groups are facing.

World May 11

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More Aid Enters Myanmar; Referendum Vote Held

Food and water began reaching more of Myanmar's cyclone victims Sunday, but the government made no indication that it would allow foreign aid workers into the country to distribute the goods.

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