Don’t forget cyclone victims in Myanmar, pleads foundation

Don’t forget cyclone victims in Myanmar, pleads foundation

The Star Online

KUALA LUMPUR: Victims of the cyclone in Myanmar are in dire need of humanitarian aid, and Malaysians have been asked not to forget about them when making donations.

Lee Mun Keat, 48, an administrative officer attached to the Kuala Lumpur branch of the Buddhist Tzu-Chi Merits Society Malaysia, said there was a lot of attention now on the victims of the China earthquake.

“Victims from both countries need help,” said Lee, who returned from Myanmar a few days ago.

He said lack of information and difficulty accessing the worst-hit areas in Myanmar were some of the reasons aid could not reach many victims in the hard-hit Irrawaddy delta. Continue reading