Pam Sitko

Emergency Communications Officer, World Vision's Asia Region

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Myanmar, the country once known as Burma, has been struck by a cyclone with winds exceeding 120 miles an hour. The death toll may rise above 10,000.

Cyclone Death Toll in Myanmar Could Rise

Myanmar, the country once known as Burma, has been struck by a cyclone with winds exceeding 120 miles an hour. The death toll may rise above 10,000.

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