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1 --- cover page


P.2 --- member list
P.3 – P.4--- content
P.5 – P.6 --- background of Cyclone Nargis
P.7 – P.8 --- course
P.9 – P.10 --- affected regions
P.11 – P.12 --- impacts
P.13 – P.14 --- preventions and solutions
P.15 – P.16 --- what can we do?
P.17 --- reference
P.18 --- THE END
What can we do
to help the victims?
(P.15)

When does
What is Cycmone Nargis
Cyclone Nargis? occur?
(P.5 - P.6) (P.7 – P.8)

Burma Cyclone

Where does
Cyclone Nargis How to solve
occur? the problem?
(P.9 – P.10) (P.13 - P.14)
How does
Cyclone Nargis
affect the others?
(P.11-P.12)
“Nargis” , is an Urdu word meaning daffodil.

Daffodil : a yellow flower that


grows from a bulb in the spring

a strong tropical cyclone


caused the deadliest natural disaster
in the recorded history of Burma
the deadliest named cyclone in the North
Indian Ocean Basin

the second deadliest named cyclone of all


time, behind Typhoon Nina of 1975.

the first tropical cyclone to strike the country


since Cyclone Mala made landfall in 2006.
Cyclone Nargis on May 1

On 27th April, Cyclone Nargis


tracked slowly northwestward and
quickly strengthened.

On 29th April, Dry air weakened the cyclone.

On 2nd May, a steady eastward motion


Nargis rapidly intensified to attain peak winds
of at least 165 km/h (105 mph).
Satellite photography
of part of Burma before
(15th April, 2008)

after the cyclone


hit the nation
(5th May, 2008)
 Western Bay of Bengal

 Burma
Most affected regions:
 Einme
 Pyapon
 Dedaye
 Kyaiklat
 catastrophic destruction
(e.g. flooding, landslide)

 Spreading of infectious diseases


(e.g. diarrhea, cholera, malaria, and skin ailments)

 Huge economic loss


- over $10 billion (USD)

 at least 100,000 fatalities


56,000 people missing
 Long time to rebuild

 Worsen the phenomenon of poverty

 Psychological problems
Prediction

Reduce constructions built under sea level

Legislation on building structure


(enough resistance to cyclone)

Educate the people


Prompt relief work

Clear up river and canal


-let the rainwater vent faser

Evacuate the people on low-lying places

Refuges should open for the people in need


Donation
• How to donate?
- In person
- Telegraphic Transfer
- Online: Visit the homepage of the charitable organizations
- Mail: Send a cheque to the charitable organizations

Material supplies
(e.g. water, food, clothes)
The route of transporting supplies
http://www.worldvision.org/

http://news.bbc.co.uk/

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cyclone_Nargis

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Myanmar#Cyclone_Nargis