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06 January 2010
Korean volunteers and UNV join to mark first IVD in Myanmar by Ms. Yi Yi Thein, UNV Focal Point, UNDP Myanmar
Yangon, Myanmar: International Volunteer Day (IVD) was celebrated together with World Aids Day celebrations at UNDP premises in Myanmar.  Read article
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30 December 2004
UN volunteers help coordinate relief for tsunami victims in South Asia 
Bonn: The United Nations Volunteers (UNV) programme, in coordination with United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Country Offices and the Bureau for Crisis Prevention and Recovery (BCPR), is deploying volunteers in several South Asian countries to help governments, NGOs and other UN agencies provide relief to thousands of people who have lost their homes and family members in the tsunamis of 26 December.  Read article

 

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Volunteers fill Myanmar relief void 
Bloggers may find their messages blocked by Myanmar's military regime, but that hasn't stopped blogger Nyi Lynn Seck from raising tens of thousands of dollars for cyclone survivors through his Web site. Nyi Lynn Seck quit his job as a manager at a software solutions company to lead six volunteers, including four other bloggers, on a mission to aid villages around Labutta. They have been here since May 9.  Visit site
Volunteers help Myanmar cyclone victims still without foreign aid 
Cyclone Nargis almost destroyed the remote village of Kyon Ka Nan, but residents are now rebuilding their homes and their food stocks, aided by a resilient group of Myanmar volunteers.  Visit site
Volunteerism in Myanmar clean-up 
Myanmar monks remove a roof at a temple damaged by Cyclone Nargis on the outskirt of Yangon, Myanmar, Thursday May 8, 2008. (AP Photo)
Tired of waiting for help in Yangon, red-robed monks, other civilians and dozens of soldiers cleared piles of debris and toppled billboards from streets and cutting branches off uprooted trees. "They've started doing the clean up themselves,"Aye Chan Naing, chief editor of Democratic Voice of Burma, said as a light rain showered down. "They are volunteers."   Visit site