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Cyclone Nargis storm surge in Myanmar

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Figure 1: Field observations of the cyclone Nargis storm surge in Myanmar, which made landfall on 2 May 2008.



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This research was in part supported by the Department of International Development's Pyoe Pin Programme, UK. The disaster zone access was made possible by P. Win (Mingalar Myanmar), Y. M. Htoon (Myanmar Development Foundation), J. Broadhead (United Nations Food and Agricultural Organization), A. M. Kyu (National Committee for Environmental Affairs) and U. Soe Kyi (Ministry of Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement). We also acknowledge the World Food Program for providing a helicopter exit flight.

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Fritz, H., Blount, C., Thwin, S. et al. Cyclone Nargis storm surge in Myanmar. Nature Geosci 2, 448–449 (2009).

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