A year on, Myanmar cyclone survivors struggle to rebuild

Published on 30 April 2009

A year after Cyclone Nargis battered army-ruled Myanmar, killing nearly 140,000 people, paddy fields remain bare and tens of thousands of survivors live in makeshift shelters. (...) "The biggest problem for the people down in these parts is they haven't been able to maintain an income flow," Chris Kaye, country director for the World Food Programme (WFP), told Reuters during a recent visit to the delta.

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