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30 May 2013 | Blog | Long-term Development | Emergency Relief
"That phone was our lifeline in the years after Nargis," says Mr Shne Nay Lin Aung, president of the Village Disaster Management Committee in Tayoke Kone, Burma. He explained the many ways in which having access to telephones has been useful to the community.
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13 May 2013 | Blog | Long-term Development | Emergency Relief
Five years after Cyclone Nargis, as the local people still struggle to recover their livelihoods, they tell that gradually their lives and community are getting better and returning to normal.
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6 May 2013 | Blog | Long-term Development | Emergency Relief
In May 2008, Cyclone Nargis devastated communities in Burma/Myanmar. Rosemary, the Emergency Coordinator of Karuna Myanmar Social Services (KMSS), talks about some of the activities the communities are undertaking to better prepare for any future disasters.
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Now I can bathe every day, the distance to collect water for the family has been drastically reduced.We now drink clean, safe water and diseases are no longer affecting us.”
- Thandolwayo, Zimbabwe