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Burmese officials selling emergency aid supplies in local markets

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posted on May, 13 2008 @ 06:01 AM
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Burmese officials selling emergency aid supplies in local markets


www.telegraph.co.uk

Officials in Burma's cyclone-hit Irrawaddy delta area are appropriating emergency aid supplies and selling them in local markets, it was claimed on Monday.

Burmese volunteers who are operating their own private aid missions to the area have said that they are having to hide from local apparatchiks in order to prevent them commandeering their aid and selling it on at markets.

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posted on May, 13 2008 @ 06:01 AM
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"We now estimate that two million people face famine or disease as a result of the lack of co-operation of the Burmese authorities. This is completely unacceptable," he said.


It really is unbelievable what lows mankind can stoop to. Greed and corruption knows no bounds I guess. Who cares if what they do will end up killing some people, they will turn a profit right?

www.telegraph.co.uk
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