UN Seeks Post-cyclone Aid for Myanmar

    Some USD53 million is needed to address the needs of at least 260,000 people affected by the cyclone that hit Myanmar last month, according to relief groups working in the Asian country.

    The United Nations Central Emergency Response Fund has allocated USD6 million to help provide education, emergency shelter, food aid, health services, livelihood assistance, nutrition, water and sanitation, and support logistics in communities affected by Cyclone Giri, U.N. News Center reports. 

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    • Ma. Rizza Leonzon

      As a former staff writer, Rizza focused mainly on business coverage, including key donors such as the Asian Development Bank and AusAID.