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In pictures: Burmese aid crisis

A cyclone survivor fans his son as they shelter at a monastery in Bogalay on 9 May

One week after the cyclone struck, thousands of Burmese survivors have received little aid.

Cyclone survivors from the village of Painnakon shelter in a roadside tent in Laputta, Delta region, on 9 May

In the worst-hit areas of the Delta region, survivors can be seen camped out in tents.

Villagers stand beside ruined houses in Twantay township on 9 May

Whole villages were blown down and flooded out by the storm.

Soldiers clear debris from around a Buddha statue in Kyacek Tan, 50km south of Rangoon, on 9 May

Buddhist temples suffered destruction too.

Mercy Relief and Singapore Soka Youth Centre volunteers tape up aid for Burma in Singapore on 9 May

Charities in other Asian states, like this one in Singapore, have been keen to send relief.

An Il-76 transport plane is loaded with French relief at Merignac airport, near Bordeaux , on 9 May

This transport plane was being loaded in France with emergency supplies for Burma.

Burmese aid workers deliver water by boat to victims on the outskirts of Rangoon on 9 May

Burma is barring almost all foreign aid workers, relying on local services to help the survivors.

A helicopter carrying aid lands in Bogalay on 9 May

The outside world fears that Burma on its own cannot handle a disaster of this magnitude.




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