1970 Bhola cyclone Many buildings around the city still bear the scars, exhibiting permanent damage or makeshift repairs. The people affected lose their homes and livelihoods; basic social and health networks and infrastructure are destroyed. Timeline: Burma Chronology of some of the key events in Burmese history since independence Matthew Weaver and Peter Walker. The storm claimed more than 130,000 lives and left more than 2 million homeless, according to the United Nations. 80 percent of the buildings collapsed in the Beichuan Qiang Autonomous County after the 7.8-magnitude quake. Cyclone Nargis, the worst natural disaster in the recorded history of Myanmar, kills more than 100,000 people across the country and turns Yangon into a disaster area. Direct Relief Airlifts $1.4 Million in Emergency Medical Supplies. Cyclone Nargis, 2008 Timeline; May.12 Sichuan Quake death toll 50,000. More Aid Planned As Experts Fear Widespread Disease Outbreaks. Cyclone Amphan is the costliest cyclone to be recorded in the North Indian Ocean, surpassing Cyclone Nargis of 2008. Feb 2008 – Cyclone Ivan hits slams Madagascar killing at least 93 people and affecting over 300,000 others. Boosting Assistance for Medical Teams, Clinics Serving Affected Areas. May 2008 Cyclone Nargis makes landfall in Myanmar (formerly Burma). ... May 2008: Cyclone Nargis … Several hundred students are also feared to be buried in collapsed school buildings. In Antarctica, the Wilkins Ice Shelf collapses. It is the strongest cyclone to have strike the Ganges Delta since Sidr in 2007 and the first super cyclone to occur in the Bay of Bengal since the 1999 Odisha Cyclone. On 2 May 2008, Cyclone Nargis made landfall in Myanmar, crossing the south of the country over two days, and devastating the Ayeyarwady Delta region. 'Five million' homeless in quake. Natural disasters, like Cyclone Nargis that struck Myanmar in 2008, frequently result in humanitarian emergencies. death toll 30,000 -300,000 Vietnam 1970. A total of 37 townships were significantly affected by the cyclone. According to official figures, 84,500 people were killed and 53,800 went missing. Cyclone Nargis Recent Cash Infusion Supports Clinics and Grassroots Recovery. Cyclone Nargis …