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Posts Tagged ‘Cyclone’ (3 found)

Myanmar Must Avert Further Humanitarian Disaster as Cyclone Approaches

Heavy monsoon rains and a tropical cyclone threaten the lives of tens of thousands of displaced persons in western Myanmar unless the authorities immediately step up efforts to protect them, Amnesty International said. More than 140,000 individuals – mostly from the Rohingya Muslim minority […]

May 20, 2013  •  By Amnesty International  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Action Needed On Humanitarian Aid Restrictions In Burma

As Cyclone Mahasen threatens millions of people in Bangladesh and Burma, including tens of thousands of internally displaced people (IDPs) in Rakhine State, Burma Campaign UK today called on the British government and international community to take action to force President Thein Sein to allow unrestricted humanitarian aid […]

May 15, 2013  •  By Burma Campaign UK  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Burma: Cyclone Threatens Displaced Muslims

Burma’s government should take immediate action to evacuate to higher ground tens of thousands of Muslims displaced last year by ethnic cleansing in Arakan State in advance of a tropical cyclone in the Bay of Bengal, Human Rights Watch said today. Half of the approximately 140,000 ethnic Rohingya and Kaman Muslims displaced […]

May 14, 2013  •  By Human Rights Watch  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤