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Food Security in Burma - Natural disasters including Cyclone Nargis and its aftermath

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Title: Cyclone Nargis and its aftermath
Description/subject: * Cyclone Nargis and its aftermath: major sources (3) * Cyclone Nargis: Individual documents (70) * Burma Cyclone Update (NCGUB) (2) * Cyclone Nargis - Food (5) * Cyclone Nargis - Health (8) * Cyclone Nargis - Logistics (1) * Cyclone Nargis - OCHA Situation Reports and Hub Updates (55) In addition to the Situation Reports, which began 4 April 2008, OCHA now issues Hub Updates focussing on the areas hardest-hit by Cyclone Nargis. * Cyclone Nargis - Protection (8) * Cyclone Nargis - Water and Sanitation (2) * Cyclone Nargis - visual images (2)
Language: English
Source/publisher: Online Burma/Myanmar Library
Format/size: html, pdf
Date of entry/update: 11 August 2009

Title: Myanmar: Tropical Cyclone Nargis - May 2008 - Food Sector
Description/subject: 367 reports including maps (as of August 2009) from UN agencies and NGOs on food security issues related to Cyclone Nargis.
Language: English, French, Spanish
Source/publisher: ReliefWeb
Format/size: html, pdf
Alternate URLs: http://www.reliefweb.int/rw/rwb.nsf/doc116?OpenForm&rc=3&emid=TC-2008-000057-MMR&secid=4
Date of entry/update: 11 August 2009

Individual Documents

Title: Is the SPDC diverting aid on ethnic grounds?
Date of publication: 14 May 2008
Description/subject: "According to recent reports received by KHRG from residents of the Irrawaddy Delta, the SPDC has not only been restricting aid supplies and access by international humanitarian workers, but has also been doing so on the basis of ethnicity. Increasing reports on the military's restrictions and misappropriation of aid supplies necessitate immediate international investigation, as all affected residents of the delta regardless of their ethnicity remain in urgent need humanitarian assistance. The regime's obstructions of humanitarian aid increasingly appear to fall under the criteria of crimes against humanity. In such a case, the responsibility to protect this population falls on the international community..."
Language: English
Source/publisher: Karen Human Right Group Commentaries (KHRG #2008-B5)
Format/size: html, pdf (49 KB)
Alternate URLs: http://www.khrg.org/sites/default/files/khrg08c1.pdf
Date of entry/update: 16 November 2009

Title: Food Security and Natural Disasters: Country Status Paper (Myanmar)
Language: English
Source/publisher: ESCAP
Format/size: pdf (35K)
Date of entry/update: 04 October 2012