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reddogs

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Myanmar cyclone death toll may be more than 100,000

This looks like a very terrible tragedy, as they dont even know for sure how many were affected or the death toll, they truly need our prayers...

"...The death toll from the cyclone that ravaged the Irrawaddy delta in Myanmar may exceed 100,000, the senior U.S. diplomat in the military-ruled country said Wednesday.


"The information we are receiving indicates over 100,000 deaths," the U.S. Charge D'Affaires in Yangon, Shari Villarosa, said on a conference call.

The U.S. figure is almost five times more than the 22,000 the Myanmar government has estimated...."



http://www.cnn.com/2008/WORLD/asiapcf/05/07/myanmar.aidcyclone/index.html
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Re: Myanmar cyclone death toll may be more than 100,000....
« Reply #1 on: May 08, 2008, 03:43:53 PM »

Myanmar cyclone death toll may be more than 100,000

This looks like a very terrible tragedy, as they dont even know for sure how many were affected or the death toll, they truly need our prayers...

"...The death toll from the cyclone that ravaged the Irrawaddy delta in Myanmar may exceed 100,000, the senior U.S. diplomat in the military-ruled country said Wednesday.


"The information we are receiving indicates over 100,000 deaths," the U.S. Charge D'Affaires in Yangon, Shari Villarosa, said on a conference call.

The U.S. figure is almost five times more than the 22,000 the Myanmar government has estimated...."



http://www.cnn.com/2008/WORLD/asiapcf/05/07/myanmar.aidcyclone/index.html

And their government has been refusing to allow AID in. I understand that their government cancelled permission for US planes to go in, at the last minute yesterday. They are very much in our prayers.
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