Blowing in the Wind

Blowing in the Wind – The Irrawaddy, March 25, 2011
…Traditionally, fishermen in the Irrawaddy Delta region carry radios and tune in constantly to the DMH’s national broadcasts to get the latest updates on the changing winds and rains.
But when the DMH Office fails to issue timely warnings—or if it is coerced into playing down a potential tragedy by a military government that censors even the country’s weather, such as in the cases of La Nina and Cyclone Nargis—then thousand of fishermen find themselves in mortal danger…

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