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Title: Cyclone Nargis - Health
Description/subject: WHO, Health Cluster and humanitarian agency reports, articles etc. on the health dimensions of the aftermath of cyclone Nargis
Language: English, German, Deutsch,
Source/publisher: Online Burma/Myanmar Library
Format/size: html, pdf
Date of entry/update: 04 June 2008


Individual Documents

Title: IMPLEMENTING DISASTER RISK REDUCTION IN MYANMAR
Date of publication: December 2009
Description/subject: In the 16 months following the disaster, Merlin has implemented a Disaster Risk Reduction programme within areas where Water and Sanitation (WatSan) and Health programmes are implemented. Covering over 9000 households across 60 villages in Laputta Township, Merlin has worked with the communities to raise awareness about the risks they face, promote a culture of preparedness and build community resilience. The programme has five main components: RISK AWARENESS RAISING, HAZARD ANALYSIS AND PLANNING, BUILDING COMMUNITY RESILIENCE, DRR INTEGRATION, ACCOUNTABILITY TO BENEFICIARIES
Language: English
Source/publisher: Merlin Medical Relief Lasting Health Care
Format/size: pdf (737.90 K)
Alternate URLs: http://www.merlin.org.uk/images/libimages/2006.pdf
Date of entry/update: 10 November 2010


Title: Cyclone Nargis Response - Myanmar
Date of publication: 2008
Description/subject: Recent Cash Infusion Supports Clinics and Grassroots Recovery (July 28, 2008)... Direct Relief Airlifts $1.4 Million in Emergency Medical Supplies, Supports Healthcare Training (June 23, 2008) ... Direct Relief Boosts Assistance for Medical Teams, Clinics Serving Affected Areas(June 7, 2008) ... Direct Relief International Plans More Aid As Experts Fear Widespread Disease Outbreaks (May 27, 2008) ... Emergency Cash Infusion Bringing Immediate Aid for Cyclone-Affected Populations (May 16, 2008) ... Direct Relief Commits $500,000 In Cash To Relief Effort – Airlifts Essential Medical Supplies (May 12, 2008) ... Direct Relief Still Pursuing Routes For Aid, Mapping Myanmar’s Healthcare Network (May 9, 2008) ... Humanitarian Aid Blocked – Cash Investment to Boost Health Services in Border Area (May 8, 2008) ... Direct Relief to Support Medical Team Headed for Myanmar (May 6, 2008) ... Direct Relief Offers Assistance to Myanmar In Wake of Cyclone (May 5, 2008) ...
Language: English
Source/publisher: Direct Relief International
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 10 November 2010


Title: MSF material on Burma/Myanmar (2008)
Date of publication: 2008
Description/subject: Collection of MSF public documents, 2008, largely on the aftermath of Cyclone Nargis: "A Preventable Fate: The Failure of ART Scale-Up in Myanmar"..."Myanmar: Urgent Lack of HIV/AIDS Treatment Threatens Thousands"..."Myanmar: Three Months after Cyclone Nargis, MSF Still Providing Assistance"..."Irrawaddy Delta, Myanmar: Survivors Living in Dire Conditions"..."Myanmar: Two Months After Cyclone Nargis, Needs Remain Critical"..."Myanmar: Critical Needs Remain for a Traumatized People"..."One Month After Cyclone Nargis Struck Myanmar, Survivors Still Living in Dire Conditions"..."After Cyclone Enormous Needs Unmet in Myanmar"..."Myanmar: MSF Operations in Cyclone-Hit Areas"..."Doctors Without Borders Calls For Immediate and Unobstructed Escalation of Myanmar Relief Operations"..."First MSF Relief Plane Arrives in Myanmar (Burma)"..."Doctors Without Borders Cargo Plane Arrives in Myanmar"..."MSF Dispatches Three Cargo Planes with 110 Tons of Relief Materials to Myanmar (Burma)"..."Cyclone in Myanmar (Burma): MSF teams intensify emergency response, a first relief plane is due to land in Yangon"..."Emergency Update: Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) Activities in Myanmar"... "People tell stories of spending the night of the cyclone hanging onto trees all night long"..."Myanmar Cyclone: MSF Teams Bring Immediate Assistance While Additional Staff and Relief Materials are Ready to be Sent ...MSF Response to Aid Myanmar Cyclone Victims"..."Doctors Without Borders Releases Tenth Annual "Top Ten" Most Underreported Humanitarian Stories of 2007"..."Top Ten" Most Underreported Humanitarian Stories of 2007"..."People in Southeast Asia Needlessly Becoming Blind Due to a Neglected Virus"..."Myanmar Refugees in Bangladesh: Nowhere to Go"..."Dr. Hervé Isambert, MSF program manager Prevented from working, the French Section of MSF leaves Myanmar"..."Prevented From Working, the French Section of MSF Leaves Myanmar (Burma)"..."EMERGENCY UPDATE: Aid Operations to Disaster Areas in South Asia"..."Frank Smithuis, MD: "Impatience is the most important thing""
Language: English
Source/publisher: Medicins Sans Frontieres (Doctors Withour Borders)
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 22 December 2008