Thursday, October 13, 2011

ကုလ အထူးကိုယ္စားလွယ္ ျမန္မာျပည္သို.ေရာက္ရွိ


ကုလ ရဲ့ သဘာ၀ေဘးအႏၱရယ္ ေရးရာ ကိုယ္စားလွယ္ေရာက္ရွိေနပါသည္။ မိုးေလ၀သၾကိုတင္ သတိေပးခ်က္ စနစ္မ်ားတတ္ဆင္ရန္အတြက္ဟု ဆိုပါသည္။ ကူညီမႈအေသးစိတ္ႏွင့္ ေငြေၾကးမည္၍ မည္မွ် ဆိုသည္ကိုေတာ့သတင္းထုတ္ျပန္ျခင္းမရွိပါ။

Myanmar: UN helps Government devise disaster mitigation plans

Margareta Wahlström, Assistant Secretary-General for Disaster Risk Reduction
12 October 2011 –
A senior United Nations official arrived in Myanmar today to help the Government devise measures to reduce the impact of natural disasters through early warning systems and other steps in a country where an estimated 140,000 people were killed and 2.4 million others affected by Cyclone Nargis in 2008.“Myanmar is one of the most disaster-affected countries in Asia,” Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s Special Representative for Disaster Risk Reduction Margareta Wahlström said in a statement issued ahead of her visit.
“It has been hit by six major cyclones in the last 40 years and is also vulnerable to multiple hazards such as floods, earthquakes, tsunamis, landslides and forest fires.
“UNISDR is willing to assist in whatever way we can to help the country reduce its risk which is fundamental to inclusive economic growth and poverty alleviation, which are part of the new government’s reform agenda,” she added, referring to UN International Strategy for Disaster Reduction, which she heads.
“UNISDR is supporting Myanmar in making disaster risk reduction a national and local priority for all citizens through engagement with the new National Disaster Preparedness Committee on developing law and regulations for disaster management and disaster risk reduction,” Ms. Wahlström added.
“I am looking forward to hearing how the responses to Cyclone Giri last year and the Shan State earthquake in March this year benefitted from the many lessons learned from Cyclone Nargis especially in early warning, preparedness and response.”
Giri, a category four cyclone, killed at least 45 people and affected 260,000 others when it struck Myanmar last October, and three months later UN humanitarian agencies reported that key challenges remained, including inadequate shelter, food insecurity and lack of livelihoods.
Ms. Wahlström is due to visit areas that were affected by Nargis

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