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Posts Tagged ‘Cyclone Giri’ (5 found)

Cyclone Giri: Two Years On

Giri Report CoverThis report, published on the second anniversary of the cyclone, documents and highlights the situation in Arakan State before, during and after Cyclone Giri […]

December 20, 2012  •  By Arakan Human Rights and Development Organisation  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Press Release on “Cyclone Giri: Two Years On”

The Arakan Human Rights and Development Organisation (AHRDO) have released a report entitled “Cyclone Giri: Two Years On- Voices from the Arakan State of Western Burma (Myanmar)”. The first report of AHRDO, published on the second anniversary of the cyclone, documents and highlights the situation in Arakan State before, during and after the cyclone […]

December 20, 2012  •  By Arakan Human Rights and Development Organisation  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Canada Supports Families Impacted by Cyclone Giri in Burma

The Honourable Beverley J. Oda, Minister of International Cooperation, today announced Canada’s humanitarian support to help the Burmese people affected by Cyclone Giri.

“The Government of Canada is responding to humanitarian emergencies caused by Cyclone Giri in Burma. Many families are now vulnerable and without access to essential services,” said Minister Oda. “Canada’s assistance will provide emergency shelter and health services, as well as access to drinkable water” […]

November 30, 2010  •  By Canadian Minister of International Cooperation  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Cyclone Giri, Burma: Launch of fund-raising website by Giri Relief Committee

The Giri Relief Committee urges the international community to support its fund-raising drive for the survivors of cyclone Giri. Today the Committee launched its fund-raising website: www.girirelief.net.

On October 22 and 23 2010, Cyclone Giri hit Arakan State, Western Burma (Myanmar), affecting more than 260,000 people. Out of 17 townships in Arakan State, the most severely affected are Kyaukphru, Mraybon, Pauktaw, Marmbra and Manaung […]

November 11, 2010  •  By Burma Partnership  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Support the Giri Relief Committee to Assist the Victims of Cyclone Giri in Western Burma

On October 22nd and 23rd 2010, Cyclone Giri ripped through Arakan state in western Burma leaving at least 101,923 people homeless and the number of affected people at over 260,000. Although some assistance has reached these victims, thousands remain without food, shelter and health care. The risk of water-borne and mosquito-borne diseases is expected to rise without
clean water and a lack of shelter and mosquito nets.

The Giri Relief Committee

The Giri Relief Committee consists of members based in Arakan state and along the border committed to providing timely and targeted assistance to survivors of Cyclone Giri. Our members in Arakan state can act swiftly to buy supplies locally and distribute them quickly to those in need […]

November 11, 2010  •  By The Giri Relief Committee  •  Tags: , ,  •  Read more ➤