BURMA CYCLONE
Children peering through fence

Page last updated at 09:42 GMT, Wednesday, 12 October 2011 10:42 UK

Tomas Ojea Quintana, pictured on 9 June 2008
The new UN human rights envoy for Burma, Tomas Ojea Quintana, is making his first visit to the military-ruled country.

FEATURES, VIEWS, ANALYSIS
Clickable map of Burma after Cyclone Nargis.
Anger at delays in aid reaching survivors.
A new constitution and the country's military rulers.

EYE WITNESS

Thousands of children in Burma will die from hunger within weeks unless food reaches them soon, a UK charity warns.

RELIEF EFFORT

People in Burma have had to find ways of bypassing the junta to deliver aid to victims of the cyclone in the southwest.


BACKGROUND
Why is Burma not known in the UK by its official name, Myanmar?
FEATURES
Piecemeal aid effort is only slowly getting help to the survivors.

FEATURES, VIEWS, ANALYSIS
Images from Burma where some aid is beginning to arrive.
A medic describes the devastation in Burma.
Contrasting the aid efforts of two countries.

KEY NEWS STORIES
Cyclone victim in Burmese village Victims' tales seep through
The BBC's Roland Buerk glimpses the suffering among Burmese victims of Cyclone Nargis.


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