Tuesday, May 20, 2008

U.N. chief: Myanmar OKs foreign helicopters

A boy takes shelter at a makeshift tent prior to leaving with his family
to find shelter in Shwepoughkan township,
some 32 kilometers from Myanmar's biggest city, Yangon, on Tuesday.
Khin Maung Win / AFP - Getty Images

Aid agencies, residents frustrated with junta’s response after cyclone

"We have received government permission to operate nine WFP (World Food Program) helicopters, which will allow us to reach areas that have so far been largely inaccessible," Ban told reporters in New York before departing on a mission to Myanmar.

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