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Myanmar cyclone survivors stuck in makeshift homes

One month after Cyclone Nargis swept away his home and four children, Myint Oo returned to a makeshift tarpaulin shelter in his obliterated village in the Irrawaddy delta to try to rebuild his life. Now, six months after the storm hit Myanmar, killing nearly 140,000 people, he is still there — and still stuck in the same sweat-box hut cobbled together with bamboo poles and bits of cyclone debris. As with tens of thousands of others, there is little prospect of him being able to build a proper house in the next year. Full Story

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