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UN assesses tsunami damage in Burma

ABC, 19 January 2005

The United Nations has sent several teams into Burma, to better assess the damage from the Boxing Day tsunami.

A UN official has told the AFP news agency representatives from the World Health Organisation, the UN Development Program and the UN children's fund UNICEF visited Burma's coastline last week and found only minor damage.

Fifty-nine people are thought to have been killed by the Tsunami in Burma.



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