Latest Cyclone Death Toll Estimated at 200,000

Even by this week's drumbeat of disaster news, the figure is shocking: The number of people who died or are missing after Myanmar's Cyclone Nargis may have reached 200,000. That grim statistic is included in a report by the British government on the Myanmar relief effort. "Estimates suggest that up to 200,000 are dead or missing and 1.5 million are in urgent need of immediate assistance -- of which 300,000 are desperately in need," the British Department for International Development...Full Story
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