Myanmar (Burma)

Global Politics

Why we give

The focus of our Takeaway question today is what is it that makes you move from the sidelines of an issue to action on that issue? What moves you from witness to actor?


The Burmese cyclone touches a restaurant in Philadelphia

Burmese communities in the United States have been following the aftermath of the cyclone closely. The Takeaway talks with Mya Htay, who works at Rangoon Burmese Restaurant in Philadelphia. Her mother is one of the restaurant's three co-owners, and the staff has been trying to cope with trauma and uncertainty this week.