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In pictures: Burma aid trickles in

A large statue of Buddha sits in water at a temple heavily damaged in last week's cyclone on the outskirts of Rangoon

More than a week after Cyclone Nargis hit Burma, aid is still very slow to reach parts of the country worst affected by the disaster. WARNING: Some of the following images are disturbing.

Soldiers unload bags of aid supplies, donated by Thai King Bhumibol Adulyadej, at Rangoon airport

There has been some progress in bringing aid to the victims and more aid flights have been landing - here supplies donated by Thailand are being unloaded.

Families who survived the cyclone stay in a temporary shelter on the outskirts of Rangoon

Survivors are beginning to gather in makeshift camps around the edges of the disaster zone caused by the cyclone.

A woman comes out of her house damaged in the cyclone on the outskirts of Rangoon

But there are fears that if aid does not reach the victims more quickly, many hundreds of thousands of people could die.

Villagers stand near a destroyed ship and repair their house in Pyapon, a town in the Irrawaddy Delta

The official death toll currently stands at 28,500, with the main city, Rangoon, and here the Irrawaddy Delta region worst hit.

A wrecked temple in Pyapon in the Irrawaddy Delta

It is hoped that with the Burmese regime easing access for aid convoys, relief will reach many more victims in the next few days.

Boat passes dead body in Irrawaddy delta - 11/05/08

Such is the scale of the disaster, dead bodies remain unburied in some areas, left alone by passers-by.

Video footage of bodies of children laid out in makeshift morgue

Video footage has emerged showing the bodies of children who died in the cyclone, laid out in a row in a makeshift riverside morgue.

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