to the fact that several areas were
“cleaned” in order to expand rice
cultivation, many people suffered a
devastating catastrophe last week.
of the thousands of people who
perished when the cyclone Nargis
slammed into the country on 2 and 3
May are believed to have drowned in
the fierce 3.5m storm surge that swept
nearly 40km inland.
FAO(UN’s Food and Agriculture
Organization) told that this is a
lection to be took by the government
leaders because now there should not
be time to think about economics,
because mangrove forest were
devastated by the local government for
increasing income averages, but this
only made the situation to get worst.
The FAO say that those mangrove
forests which don’t exist nowadays
could stop in an important way the
of 16 May, the official death toll
from Nargis stood at more than 43,000,
nearly 28,000 missing, while
the Red Cross and UN believe the toll
could top 100,000.