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Emergency aid for Myanmar flood survivors

A largely silent, slowly growing disaster continues wreaking havoc on the lives and livelihoods of tens of thousands of poor rice farming families in the Irrawaddy River delta of far Southwest Myanmar (Burma). This is an area much of the world first knew of only because the massively destructive Cyclone Nargis, which made news headlines […]

DRR Field Practicum with Korean NGOs in Myanmar

CWS-Asia/Pacific in cooperation with the Korean Council for Overseas Cooperation (KCOC) organized a 7 days Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) field practicum workshop to expose Korean NGO workers to the DRR environment in Myanmar. Ten members from different Korean based NGOs participated to the workshop (see list below), together with Sithu Wai, CWS-Myanmar Project Coordinator and […]

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