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Myanmar / Cyclone #954712

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, May 06, 2008
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Estimates on the dead, missing and homeless after the cyclone in Myanmar/Burma cited.

(Bangkok: Ian Williams) The refusal of Myanmar’s leaders to allow emergency relief workers into the country featured; scenes shown of the destruction in Bogalay††, refugees, an aid plane from Thailand, and state TV clips of generals handing out aid; satellite images of the Irrawaddy Delta before and after the storm shown. [Voice of World Vision’s Dr. Kyi MINN†- comments on dead bodies on the road and in the river.] [Voice of US Charge d’Affaires Shari VILLAROSA†- says there are shortages of water, food and fuel.] [President BUSH – says we are prepared to move US Navy assets to help.]

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