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Min Min U, Myanmar: “We thought we were all going to die”

November 19th, 2008 · No Comments

Min Min U

MAE SOT , Min Min U, 24, from the village of Betut in Labutta Township, deep in the heart of Myanmar’s Ayeyarwady Delta, recalls the day Cyclone Nargis struck, prompting him and his wife to migrate to the Thai border town of Mae Sot:

“The winds started to blow at around 2pm on 2 May. They were quite strong, but nothing out of the ordinary for that time of year. After a couple of hours we thought it might get worse, so my family collected our belongings and took them inside the house. More…

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