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Posts Tagged ‘Emergency Assistance Team – Burma’ (2 found)

Community-Based Assessment of Human Rights in a Complex Humanitarian Emergency: the Emergency Assistance Teams-Burma and Cyclone Nargis

Cyclone Nargis hit Burma on May 2, 2008, killing over 138,000 and affecting at least 2.4 million people. The Burmese military junta, the State Peace and Development Council (SPDC), initially blocked international aid to storm victims, forcing community-based organizations such as the Emergency Assistance Teams-Burma (EAT) to fill the void, helping with cyclone relief and long-term reconstruction. Recognizing the need for independent monitoring of the human rights situation in cyclone-affected areas, particularly given censorship over storm relief coverage, EAT initiated such documentation efforts […]

April 19, 2010  •  By Voravit Suwanvanichkij, Noriyuki Murakami, Catherine I Lee, Jen Leigh, Andrea L Wirtz, Brock Daniels, Mahn Mahn, Cynthia Maung, and Chris Beyrer  •  Tags: , ,  •  Read more ➤

After the Storm: Voices from the Delta

After the Storm: Voices from the Delta is the first independent report assessing the response of the Burmese regime to Cyclone Nargis, which struck Burma in May 2008. It exposes how the Burmese regime committed human rights abuses in its response to the cyclone by obstructing relief to victims of the cyclone.

March 1, 2009  •  By Emergency Assistance Team - Burma  •  Tags: , ,  •  Read more ➤