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Cyclone in Burma

The World's Katy Clark reports on the devastation in Burma following this weekend's cyclone where thousands of Burmese are reported to have died as a result of the storm.

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Burma aid report

The World's Kay Clark has the latest on international aid efforts for victims of the devastating cyclone that hit Burma on Saturday; the death toll has now risen above 20,000.

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Cyclone witness

One man who witnessed the devastation of the Burmese cyclone first-hand was Jens Orback; the former Swedish politician was visiting Rangoon last week, to meet with pro-democracy activists and Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Orbach about his experience.

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Reporter in Burma

Anchor Lisa Mullins gets an update from Burma from a BBC reporter who has made his way to Rangoon: He describes a country that is struggling to address the widespread death and destruction caused by a cyclone this weekend

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International aid arrives in Burma

The World's Katy Clark reports on the dire situation in Burma following last weekend's cyclone where international aid has begun arriving but some aid groups are still complaining that the government is dragging its heels

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Burma's mangrove forests

Burma's mangroves have buffered the country from the worst effects of natural disasters, but now that the mangrove forests have been cleared away to make way for shrimp and fish farms

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Burma government resisting aid

Five days after a devastating cyclone struck the South East Asian nation of Burma, the first UN aid flight has landed in the country but Burma's military authority is still resisting the majority of foreign aid that's being offered