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Tsunami disaster – countries in crisis


Myanmar: Tsunami two year update
Videos and stories highlighting UNICEF's continuing effort to help rebuild children’s lives in Myanmar.

Water and sanitation for tsunami-affected schools and communities in remote Myanmar
PHONE DAW, Myanmar, December 2006 – It’s a brand new school day for the children of Phone Daw, a remote fishing village. With its red roof and unspoiled yellow walls, the village school is a haven for children who endured great loss in the tsunami.

EXCEL education programme is bridge to the future for children in post-tsunami Myanmar
ASIN CHAING, Myanmar, December 2006 – Asin Chaing is a quiet coastal village in the Ayeyarwady Division of Myanmar. In the 2004 tsunami, the village and its neighbouring communities suffered widespread destruction, and to this day they are still carrying the burden left by the disaster.

Myanmar: Supplies allow cash-strapped parents to keep children in school
YANGON, Myanmar, December 2005 – Seven-year-old Chit Po Po couldn’t be happier being back in school, amongst her friends, laughing again. Happiness was in short supply last year after tsunami waves ripped through her quiet coastal village of Dee Du Gone, and other parts of Myanmar’s Ayeyarwaddy Delta.

Myanmar: UNICEF-supported initiatives are keeping children healthy
YAUK KA LAT, Myanmar, December 2005 – One of the first things a visitor notices when arriving in this seaside village is the happy sound of children’s voices in the salty ocean air, as they run through green fields or play in dusty lanes.




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