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Burma cyclone misery one year on


Hundreds of thousands of people in Burma still need assistance, a year after Cyclone Nargis struck killing more than 140,000 people, the UN has warned.

Two million people lost their homes and many survivors still live in flimsy shelters.

Paul Risley, Asia spokesman for the UN World Food Programme, spoke to the BBC about the challenges facing aid agencies.

Footage courtesy Save The Children


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