UN stands ready to assist Myanmar

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05 May 2008 - 18 Jan 2016
UN stands ready to assist after deadly cyclone batters Myanmar. The United Nations has offered its assistance to Myanmar authorities in responding to the deadly cyclone which struck the South-East Asian nation on Friday, leaving death and widespread devastation in its wake. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said today he is "very much alarmed" by the news coming out of Myanmar's Foreign Ministry that casualties have risen to over 10,000. Audio clips as well as full story on website.
Image: A man walks near a boat crushed by cyclone Nargis in the sprawling river-delta Myanmar city of Yangon on Sunday. Credit:Khin Maung Win / AFP - Getty Images from MSNBC