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In pictures: Sketching Burma's cyclone

'Many died'

The children were also encouraged to accompany the images with their stories.

Nay Htet Lin told how the storm began at 2pm, but it took a few hours to take hold.

"At about 5pm there was a big tidal wave and many people drowned to death, and whatever the wave hit collapsed. We were really terrified, nothing stood still, everything was being blown apart," he wrote.

"We were really sad, we couldn't see any sign of our village and fallen trees blocked every road. Many people died."

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