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In pictures: Burma five days on

Damage at a temple on the outskirts of Rangoon, 8 May 2008

Aid is beginning to trickle through to Burma, where Cyclone Nargis killed tens of thousands of people and left a million homeless.

Indian air force personnel watch over loading of aid for Burma, New Delhi, 8 May 2008

India is one of the states to have sent aid into the country. This includes food, tents, blankets and drinking water.

A girl stands next to a house on the outskirts of Rangoon damaged by Cyclone Nargis, 8 May 2008

The cyclone, which swept through the low-lying Irrawaddy delta region on Saturday, left a trail of destruction.

Monks cut up fallen trees in Kyauktan township, southern Burma

Monks are among those attempting to clear up the fallen trees and damaged buildings the storm left in its wake.

Senior military officials give relief goods to homeless families in Rangoon, 8 May 2008

Burma's military has been in some of the affected areas, but a BBC correspondent says they do not have the resources to deal with a disaster of this scale.

Activists outside the Thai embassy in Manila, 8 May 2008

In Manila, demonstrators urged Thailand's government to use the occasion to put pressure on the Burmese regime.




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