Wednesday, May 21, 2008

Junta allows MSF to send staff to delta region

With the Burmese military junta finally relenting, albeit without an announcement, an international aid agency said for the first time it has sent its expatriate aid workers into Burma's cyclone devastated area in the Irrawaddy delta.

Medicines Sans Frontiers (MSF or Doctors without Border) on Wednesday told Mizzima that the Burmese regime had allowed four of its international staff members to go into the Irrawaddy delta.

"Four of our staff members left for Irrawaddy division," Frank Smithuis, MSF director in Burma told Mizzima.

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