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Incredible video footage of Cyclone Nargis

This is 53 minutes of unbelievable video footage taken and edited together by Burmese citizens. The first 6 and a half minutes was filmed during Cyclone Nargis, and the rest was filmed in the days following the cyclone. The areas in the video that have been completely destroyed are Laputta and Bokalay. The final 10 minutes are extremely upsetting, so be warned.

::: WARNING ::: THIS VIDEO CONTAINS DISTURBING IMAGES OF DEATH

MAY 14TH GITAMEIT RELIEF EFFORT REPORT

Ashin Dhammasara — Monk — Irrawaddy Division Sadness In Myanmar, the people from Irrawaddy divisions are in grave danger. Nargis destroyed many villages. As a member of one of these villages, I have never experienced anything like this storm. When it came, I felt both overwhelming shock and sadness. I have deep compassion and empathy […]

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GITAMEIT STUDENTS TALK ABOUT THE STORM

Click on the play button below to listen to Gitameit teacher, Theresa, talk about Cyclone Nargis: Theresa shares her thoughts on Cyclone Nargis Click on the play button below to listen to Gitameit teacher, Htun Htun, talk about Cyclone Nargis: Htun Htun talks about Cyclone Nargis

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GITAMEIT INVOLVED IN NARGIS RELIEF EFFORT

A message from Gitameit about Cyclone Nargis Help Cyclone Victims! — Click Here to make a donation. Gitameit has turned into a disaster relief organization. The musicians and I drove to outlying townships today – we focused on the areas in which we started our music performance and teaching projects. In our Gitameit Center backyard […]

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