International aids called- Nargis affected in Burma
Relief Minister Maj. Gen. Maung Maung Swe said in meeting with diplomats,the referendum scheduled for Saturday could be postponed by ''a few days'' in the worst-affected areas, but state media indicated Monday that the May 10 date was still set.
Rangoon in Mess:
Rangoon media reports, people say that the 400,000-strong military was doing little to help victims after Saturday's storm, they were found clearing streets where the ruling elite resided,leaving residents to help themselves on their own in most other areas. Residents, as well as Buddhist monks from the city's many monasteries, banded together on Monday, wielding axes and knives took to clear roads of tree trunks and branches strew,scattered by the cyclone’s 190 kph (120 mph) winds.With the city's in state of shock, electricity supply virtually unavailable, citizens lined up to buy double price candles, and water.Lack of electricity-driven pumps left most households dry thus few walked to the city's lakes to wash.
Czech government will provide 2.5million crowns (155,000 U.S. dollars) of financial aid to the people of Myanmar hit by the recent cyclone, Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Zuzana Opletalova said Monday. The Czech aid will be provided through the International Committee of the Red Cross," the Czech news agency CTK quoted Opletalova as saying.
The German government is to provide 500,000 euros (around 775,000 U.S. dollars) to the people of Myanmar hit by the recent cyclone, German Foreign Ministry announced in Berlin Monday.Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier appealed to the Myanmar authorities to facilitate an effective assistance operation and to cooperate with international aid organizations. Cyclone Nargis had struck a further blow to the long-suffering people of the country, Steinmeier said, expressing his condolences to the families of those killed.
The Norwegian government has allocated 10 million krone (1.95 million U.S. dollars) to be used in emergency aid for cyclone-hit Myanmar, according to reports reaching here from Oslo Tuesday. The situation is extremely difficult for the Myanmar people hit by the recent cyclone, so the Norwegian government decided to provide emergency aid to Myanmar, Erik Solheim, Norwegian Minister of International Development said in a statement.
New Zealand will make a donation to help the relief effort in Myanmar, Prime Minister Helen Clark announced today as the death toll from the cyclone hit 15,000.Miss Clark said the size of the donation, which would be made through NZAID to a United Nations agency, would be announced shortly.
US with initial aid of 2.50,000 dollar and EU sending 3 million dollars through its embassy in Rangoon. Humanitarian aids pouring in Burma from neighbouring countries,South Korea foreign ministry has said material worth 1,00,000 $ aid and Singapore assures for aid material worth 2,00,000$,UN is prepared to give aid from Central Emergency Response fund to redress peoples affected by Nargis cyclone in Burma.