‎Myanmar cyclone survivors hurt by aid crunch

Published on 03 February 2011

A massive shortfall in funding means more than 100,000 people are still homeless three months after Cyclone Giri hit Myanmar and thousands are in debt with bleak prospects of recovering their income, aid officials say. (..) A recent assessment by two U.N. agencies, Food and Agricultural Organisation and World Food Programme, found a third of the survivors are relying on food aid. “If that is not there, food security may deteriorate,” said Tasfai Ghermazien from the FAO in Myanmar.

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