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"The typhoon victims face huge problems... You must accept assistance!" "No! No! Survivors can rely on us to solve the problem!" "But without help there may soon be no survivors!" "So?.. No survivors, no problem!!" 19 May, 2008

Reference Number: DCDL-0006514

Shows two representatives from the United Nations and two members of the Myanmar government (one probably Than Shwe, head of the military junta) sitting in armchairs discussing the assistance required by Myanmar after the destruction caused by Cyclone Nargis. The UN officials urge the Myanmar politicians to accept aid for the survivors before lack of aid means there are no survivors. The Myanmar military say that if there are no survivors there is no problem. Refers to the reluctance of the Myanmar military government to accept aid from non Asian sources because they are determined to manage the situation themselves. Meanwhile thousands of people face death by starvation or disease as they wait for help.

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1 image, categorised under Cartoons (Commentary) and Digital images, related to Than Shwe, United Nations, Burma, Cyclones - Burma, International relief and Disasters.

Part of:
Tremain, Garrick, 1941-:[Includes all digital cartoons published in the Otago Daily Times from 25 July 2005 onwards plus a selection from December 2004 to July 2005], Reference Number DC-Group-0022 (628 digitised items)

Extent: 1 digital cartoon(s)Jpeg image - Resolution 200 dpi; Gray scale (24 bit); Pixel dimensions 1116 x 871. Single art work

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