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Pictures (10): Burma’s cyclone disaster

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Some storm victims are living in makeshift shelters. Defense ministers at a meeting opposed forcibly providing relief supplies. (Atlas Press, for The New York Time)

Other storm survivors are waiting on roadsides in the hopes of finding aid (Atlas Press, for The New York Time)

Cyclone victims waiting for instructions on how to receive aid. Defense ministers from other countries have voiced unhappiness with Myanmar’s restrictions on aid. (Atlas Press, for The New York Time)

A Nok air passenger plane, left, taxis past a World Food Program helicopter waits for a flight order to lift supply aid for survivors of Cyclone Nargis in Myanmar at Don Muang airport in Bangkok, Thailand Friday, June 6, 2008. Myanmar’s military junta has detained a popular comedian who had just returned from an aid trip to the cyclone-ravaged delta, a region where a human rights group said the regime is forcing survivors to do menial labor for food. (AP Photo/Apichart Weerawong)

Villagers salvage fallen bricks from a Buddhist monastery destroyed by Cyclone Nargis in the village of Kyauktan on June 2, 2008. Southeast Asian aid experts flew into Myanmar’s devastated Irrawaddy Delta on Thursday for a mission to assess cyclone damage, but US navy ships sailed away — laden with supplies rejected by the junta. (AFP/File)

A family huddles inside what remains of their destroyed home in Angu village on June 2, 2008. Southeast Asian aid experts flew into Myanmar’s devastated Irrawaddy Delta on Thursday for a mission to assess cyclone damage, but US navy ships sailed away — laden with supplies rejected by the junta. (AFP/File)

People affected by cyclone Nargis prepare to travel back to their devastated villages in the southwest Irrawaddy Delta, in the town of Labutta on June 3, 2008. Southeast Asian aid experts flew into Myanmar’s devastated Irrawaddy Delta on Thursday for a mission to assess cyclone damage, but US navy ships sailed away — laden with supplies rejected by the junta. (AFP/Khin Maung Win)

An MH-60S Sea Knight helicopter, assigned to Sea Combat Helicopter Squadron (HSC) 25 Search and Rescue Detachment, on June 1, 2008. US helicopters and small boats are still ready to help deliver cyclone aid to Myanmar, a US official said Thursday, after the regime rejected US navy ships laden with emergency supplies. (AFP/US NAVY-HO/File/Mark R. Alvarez)

Workers construct scaffolding for repair work around the Shwedagon Paya Buddhist temple in Yangon, Myanmar, Thursday, June 5, 2008. Like many other sights and attractions in Yangon and Myanmar, they bear the signs of damage from cyclone Nargis, which on May 2-3 left 78,000 people dead and another 56,000 missing, mostly in the country’s southern Irrawaddy delta region. (AP Photo)

Workers are seen on scaffolding for repair work on a high temple peak around the Shwedagon Paya Buddhist temple in Yangon, Myanmar, Thursday, June 5, 2008. Like many other sights and attractions in Yangon and Myanmar, they bear the signs of damage from cyclone Nargis, which on May 2-3 left 78,000 people dead and another 56,000 missing, mostly in the country’s southern Irrawaddy delta region. (AP Photo)

Locals walk around the Shwedagon Paya Buddhist temple in Yangon, Myanmar, Thursday, June 5, 2008. Like many other sights and attractions in Yangon and throughout Myanmar, they bear the signs of damage from Cyclone Nargis, which on May 2-3 left some 78,000 people dead and another 56,000 missing, mostly in the country’s southern Irrawaddy delta region. (AP Photo)

In this May 18, 2006 file photo Myanmar comedian Maung Thura, better known by his stage name of Zarganar, talks on his mobile phone at his home in Yangon, Myanmar. Myanmar’s most popular comic, known for his jibes against the military regime and recently for helping cyclone victims, has been taken from his home by police, family members said Thursday June 5, 2008. (AP Photo, FILE)

People affected by cyclone Nargis stand on boats prior to traveling back to their devastated villages in the southwest Irrawaddy Delta, in the town of Labutta on June 3. Survivors of Myanmar’s cyclone are plagued by visions of their lost loved ones and fears of further disaster as they try to summon the energy to rebuild their lives, a medical aid group said Wednesday. (AFP/File/Khin Maung Win)

Cyclone survivors wait to board boats prior to returning to their devastated villages in the Irrawaddy Delta. US warships laden with supplies for Myanmar’s cyclone victims will sail away after the junta refused their help, even as aid workers pleaded for more help to reach about a million survivors. (AFP/Khin Maung Win)

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US warships laden with supplies for Myanmar’s cyclone victims will sail away after the junta refused their help, even as aid workers Wednesday pleaded for more help to reach about a million survivors. (AFP iactiv)

People affected by cyclone Nargis wait to board boats prior to travel back to their devastated villages in the southwest Irrawaddy Delta, in the town of Labutta on June 3. US warships laden with supplies for Myanmar’s cyclone victims will sail away after the junta refused their help, even as aid workers Wednesday pleaded for more help to reach about a million survivors. (AFP/Khin Maung Win)

The amphibious ships USS Essex and USS Juneau as they steam in the Andaman Sea on May 23. Four US Navy ships which had been stationed off cyclone-hit Myanmar with relief supplies and aircraft will return to normal duties after the junta rejected their help, US officials said Wednesday. (AFP/US Navy/Michael D. Kennedy)

A UNICEF truck heads towards the Irrawaddy Delta region in Myanmar, Wednesday, June 4, 2008. Aid is slowly reaching the region after cyclone Nargis, hit on May 2-3 leaving 78,000 people dead and another 56,000 missing. (AP Photo)

A man holds a decorative umbrella in a small family business in Pathein in the Irrawaddy Delta region, Myanmar, Wednesday, June 4, 2008. Taking more than a week to make one single umbrella and costing around US$20, the owners and workers are struggling to survive due to the lack of tourists after cyclone Nargis, which hit which on May 2-3. The devastation that left 78,000 people dead and another 56,000 missing, has also affected many tourist dependant businesses. (AP Photo)

A family make their way past cyclone-damaged homes in Labutta, in the Ayeyawaddy division, May 31. Britain has pledged an additional 10.5 million pounds in aid for cyclone victims in Myanmar, taking the total to more than 27 million pounds. (AFP/File/Khin Maung Win)

People affected by the Cyclone Nargis find shelter inside a primary school in North Okkalapa township on the outskirts of Yangon on May 15. The Myanmar authorities ordered schools around Yangon to open on Monday after a long holiday, despite the affects of Cyclone Nargis, which left 133,600 dead or missing, with 2.4 million people in need of food, shelter and medicine. (AFP/Hla Hla Htay)

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Written by Lwin Aung Soe

June 6, 2008 at 4:19 am

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