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His effectiveness as Asean chief is also well documented, particularly Myanmar's devastating Cyclone Nargis in 2008 when Surin's leadership adeptly skirted around Asean's cardinal "non-interference" principle and enticed the ruling generals in Yangon to allow international assistance. His efforts were ...
Embracing the challenges of humanitarian diplomacy, engaging diplomats and stakeholders through on-going capacity building exercises in disaster risk reduction efforts will be a necessary first step to strengthen and safeguarding the regional boundaries. In 2008, after Cyclone Nargis, the Government of ...

As a result, Thailand became the first ASEAN nation to join a coalition of foreign peacekeepers that went into East Timor in September 1999. Surin also helped to facilitate the entry of ASEAN peacekeepers into Aceh, an Indonesian province troubled by violence, three years later. When Cyclone Nargis hit ...
The first such instance was to document in real-time the Asean-coordinated response to the humanitarian disaster in the wake of Cyclone Nargis that devastated Myanmar's delta area in May 2008, laying bare the unpreparedness of the military regime then still in power to deal with the situation. Dr Surin ...
When Cyclone Nargis hit Myanmar in May 2008, Surin was only a few months into his job as ASEAN secretary-general. He had already started to raise hackles in some member state's capitals by pointing out that part of his mandate was to provide good offices to help resolve disputes. Most of his ASEAN ...
India, which has a tradition of rushing humanitarian aid and medical assistance, doctors and volunteers to other nations — for example, after the 2004 tsunami, the 2008 Cyclone Nargis that hit Myanmar, and the 2015 Nepal earthquake — has been seen to visibly hold back during the Rohingya crisis.

These interviews were supplemented by desk research on the legal and policy framework for both GBV and disasters in the Myanmar context, including 14 evaluation reports on Cyclone Nargis. No GBV survivors were interviewed for this research. The results do not reflect actual GBV prevalence during ...
In 2008, Cyclone Nargis devastated Myanmar, killing 140,000 people and severely affecting the livelihoods of 2.4 million people. In the aftermath, land scarcity drove up food prices and the number of displaced people increased. In the face of this massive crisis, the country's military government refused to ...
Next door, the bulk of Myanmar's population also lives on the Irrawaddy River Delta. The Bay of Bengal has seen 25 of the world's 26 worst cyclones. Cyclone Marian in 1991 killed 139,00 people in Bangladesh and in 2008 Cyclone Nargis killed at least 138,000 people in Myanmar and affected 2.4 million.
When Cyclone Nargis killed 180,000 farmers in Myanmar in 2008, Hackett was inspired to found “Not Next Year, Every Year,” an organization ...
They included the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami and earthquake, which killed 200,000, Cyclone Nargis in Myanmar in 2008 (138,000) and the ...
And MSF has built such systems in other emergency interventions, for instance, in Myanmar after cyclone Nargis devastated the Irrawaddy ...
ASEAN, which demonstrated its capabilities in the wake of Cyclone Nargis in 2008, is well positioned to take the lead in shaping a regional ...
When Cyclone Nargis killed 180,000 farmers in Myanmar in 2008, Hackett was inspired to found “Not Next Year, Every Year,” an organization ...
DANIEL RUSSEL: This is a country which, less than 10 years ago, refused international assistance in response to Cyclone Nargis, which was ...
ASEAN, which demonstrated its capabilities in the wake of Cyclone Nargis in 2008, is well positioned to take the lead in shaping a regional ...
In Myanmar, the natural disaster that caused the most damage to the country was the 2008 Cyclone Nargis, which resulted in over 135,000 ...

In early May of that same year, Cyclone Nargis hit the Ayeyarwady Delta, killing nearly 84,500 people. The UN estimates that as many as 2.4 ...
Myanmar has suffered badly from flooding, notably from 2008's Cyclone Nargis, which claimed about 140,000 lives. As the summit's host, it "represents the many countries who face water-related challenges in the region," Ravi Narayanan, chair of the Asia-Pacific Water Forum's governing council, told the ...
Earthquakes and hurricanes/cyclones are no stronger when they hit ... in 1970, or the 138,000 killed in Myanmar by Cyclone Nargis in 2008.
... about the tweet suggested the first photo was of victims of the devastating Cyclone Nargis in May 2008 or a riverboat accident in Myanmar.
Nearly a decade later Cyclone Nargis slammed into Myanmar, and a ... to the nearly 140,000 lives lost when a cyclone hit Bangladesh in 1991.
A number of Burmese who have challenged Mr Simsek for the tweet have suggested they are victims of the devastating Cyclone Nargis in May ...
Nearly a decade later Cyclone Nargis slammed into Myanmar, and a ... to the nearly 140,000 lives lost when a cyclone hit Bangladesh in 1991.
The real lift came with the release in 2010 of When Time Stopped Breathing, a documentary on the Cyclone Nargis which hit Myanmar in 2008.
Indeed, valuable lessons should be drawn from the aftermath of Cyclone Nargis, which hit the Ayeyarwady Delta in 2008. Outside and ...
In 2008, Cyclone Nargis devastated southern Myanmar, killing 140,000 people and causing extensive damage to infrastructure. There have ...
The book is part of a series called “Trauma”, which was launched after the cyclone. Another book in the series, The Day Cyclone Nargis Came, ...
... and in confronting Myanmar's military leadership over the humanitarian disaster caused by Cyclone Nargis in May 2008, are examples.
... to give its collective or common response to natural disasters, such as the Boxing Day tsunami, Cyclone Nargis and the transboundary haze.
The village's land conflict was between the former forestry department officials, companies, original farmers before Cyclone Nargis hit the delta ...
... Asean has been, in critical instances, slow to give its collective or common response to natural disasters like the tsunami, Cyclone Nargis and ...
Though not nearly as devastating as Cyclone Nargis in Myanmar in 2008 or Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines in 2013, the Marawi crisis ...
Nearly washed away when Cyclone Nargis ravaged his home in Myanmar's Irrawaddy Delta in 2008, the 76-year-old farmer owes his life to a tree. “Everything ...
After Tropical Storm Cindy moved through the Gulf of Mexico, it left a calling card, cooler water temperatures. Aired Monday, June 26, 2017.
In 2008, Myanmar suffered its worst natural disaster on record when Cyclone Nargis swept through and the military regime hampered relief ...
Laputta was the heaviest-hit township when Cyclone Nargis devastated the region in 2008. Tens of thousands were killed in what is considered ...
Nearly a decade later Cyclone Nargis slammed into Myanmar and a ... to the nearly 140,000 lives lost when a cyclone hit Bangladesh in 1991.
The Indian Navy (IN) was the first responder to the Indian Ocean Tsunami in 2004 relieving Sri Lanka, assisted Bangladesh in 2007 during Cyclone Sidr and is the only navy permitted by Myanmar government to relieve the 2008 Cyclone Nargis before ...
Thousands of monks, climate change officials and ordinary citizens joined in the lighting and prayer ceremony to remember those whose lives were lost in the country's most recent environmental disasters such as the 2008 Cyclone Nargis and the annual ...
In 1970, the Bay of Bengal off India was hit by Bhola Cyclone and a severe storm surge that killed up to 500,000 people. * In 2008, a storm surge caused by Cyclone Nargis in Myanmar led to the deaths of more than 138,000 people. * In 2013, the ...
He said as the event of Cyclone Nargis had shown, the international community cared about Myanmar and its development. Even though sanctions were imposed on the country, there was outpouring of humanitarian aid to help Myanmar at that time.
India has responded promptly and effectively to assist Myanmar in humanitarian relief operations following natural calamities like Cyclone Nargis in 2008, the earthquake in Shan State in 2010 and cyclone Komen in 2015. Besides immediate relief material ...
For the first time, Surin will discuss the ASEAN role and the myriad of challenges encountered by all parties concerned during Cyclone Nargis, which hit the Ayeyarwady Delta in May 2008. He will also touch upon the outcome of close cooperation between ...
In the area of disaster response, when Cyclone Nargis struck the Ayeyarwady Delta of Myanmar in May 2008, ESCAP and ASEAN together facilitated the flow of humanitarian assistance.
In the area of disaster response, when Cyclone Nargis struck the Ayeyarwady Delta of Myanmar in May 2008, ESCAP and ASEAN together facilitated the flow of humanitarian assistance.
Our response in the aftermath of Tsunami in 2004, Cyclone SIDR in Bangladesh in 2007, Cyclone Nargis in Myanmar in 2008, and more recently, Non-combatant Evacuation Operations (NEO) as part of Op Rahat in Yemen in 2015 amply illustrate the Indian ...
When Cyclone Nargis struck in 2008 it destroyed two of the houses. A generous construction industry tycoon whose daughter was in Nwe Nwe Sann's traditional dancing class came to the rescue.
The Kendall Community Op Shop and Kendall Public School contribute funds to local woman, Tin Hta Nu, to care for children left orphans by cyclone Nargis in 2007. After the cyclone boys were taken to monasteries and girls to nunneries. "There are 80 ...
Resource exploitation within and surrounding Meinmahla Kyun, combined with the effects of cyclone Nargis, has led to a severe decline in mangrove cover.


 

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