MYANMAR: Urgent need to rebuild livelihoods after Giri

Published on 08 November 2010

Cyclone Giri has left 86,000 farming households and thousands of casual labourers, who had depended on the now devastated annual harvest, without any hope of cash. “Right away we need to find ways to help people generate income,” Sanaka Sanarasinha, deputy resident representative at the UN Development Programme (UNDP) in Myanmar, told IRIN.

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