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Needs are still great for Myanmar’s cyclone victims, says UN-backed group
15 December 2008
A review of the progress made to date to provide humanitarian assistance to the victims of Cyclone Nargis has found that while relief efforts are ongoing, they need to be stepped up, especially to ensure food security, a United Nations-backed group said today.