Aid in Burma Dried Tear


[ 17 พ.ค. 2551 ] - [ 17346 ] LINE it!

Aid in Burma Dried Tear from Nargis

 


Nargis, source: NASA

Under the reign of the junta, Burma has been closing itself from the outside world for many years due to the military government and its domestic commotions. However, after the devastating cyclone Nargis, Burma had to open its door to foreign aid which began to arrive. The cyclone left more than 22,000 dead yet still the foreign diplomats told that the toll could soar up to 100,000. Amid the horrendous tragedy, there are also the risk of disease outbreak and starvation.

 

New York Times
doctorswithoutborders
doctorswithoutborders
New York Times
huffingtonpost
huffingtonpost

 

The worst affected area was in the vast south-west of Irrawaddy delta. The crisis is already seen as the worst natural disaster in South-East Asia since the tsunami attack in December 2004. Ninety-five percent of houses are destroyed causing more than 190,000 people homeless. Survivors have to live among dead bodies, waiting for the arriving aid. There are left hungry, thirsty and vulnerable to disease while there are difficulties in wide area to get access to as roads were cut off and alleviations were delayed.

 



Desktop Version Desktop Version    



บทความที่เกี่ยวข้อง
Alms giving and PeaceAlms giving and Peace

Sustainable Ethical DevelopmentSustainable Ethical Development

The OrdinationThe Ordination



Home

อ่านธรรมะ

ธรรมะมาแรง

Scoop