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Posts Tagged ‘Tripartite Core Group’ (2 found)

Burma Dashes Asean and UN Hopes of Disaster Cooperation

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) and the United Nations are trying to put a brave face on their joint efforts over the past two years to coax the Burmese government into accepting international aid and allowing unfettered access to areas hit by natural disasters.

Many analysts believe, however, that there is no long-term commitment on the part of the Burmese leaders to change their inward looking mentality and obsessive fear of foreigners […]

September 1, 2010  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Myanmar cyclone survivors haunted by lack of work and shelter

Almost two years after Cyclone Nargis struck Myanmar’s Irrawaddy delta, killing nearly 140,000 and leaving 2.4 million destitute, survivors are still struggling to recover their livelihoods and many are living without adequate shelter, a report released on Tuesday in Yangon said. The region may face a second crisis unless people’s livelihoods improve, warned the Tripartite Core […]

February 9, 2010  •  Tags: , ,  •  Read more ➤