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In pictures: Sketching Burma's cyclone


Art therapy

In the weeks following Cyclone Nargis, Burma's military rulers refused to let foreigners into the devastated Irrawaddy Delta.

As a result much of the initial relief effort was left to smaller groups with a permanent presence there.

One such organisation - the Foundation for the People of Burma - managed to mobilise about 300 people.

The workers noticed the children were "listless and in need of playful outlets" - so they gave them crayons and pencils and encouraged them to draw.

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