Sunday, May 11, 2008


With the number of natural disasters on the rise each year, mass tragedy like that seen with Burma's Cyclone Nargis is bound to repeat itself unless people get ready, writes TUNYA SUKPANICHThe storm, Cyclone Nargis, which struck southern Burma last week has been declared the worst natural disaster since the Tsunami in 2004.
The number of people dead is believed to be as high as 100,000 persons while an estimated one million people have been left homeless. As a basis for comparison, Cyclone Sidr, which hit Bangladesh last year, claimed about 3,500 lives.
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