GENEVA: At least 800,000 people in Myanmar need emergency food and other assistance after Cyclone Mocha hit the conflict-torn country earlier this week, the United Nations said on Friday.
The cyclone left a trail of destruction across Myanmar Rakhine stateHouses have been flattened, roads have been cut down, hospitals and schools have been destroyed, and telecommunications and power lines have been severely disrupted. Anthea WebbThe UN World Food Program’s deputy regional director for Asia and the Pacific told reporters in Geneva.
“At least 800,000 people are in dire need of emergency food assistance.”


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