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Yahoo PICTURES of Burma (Cyclone aftermath and others)

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A poster of Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi stands ...
AFP

Sat May 24, 1:13 AM ET

A poster of Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi stands outside the head quarters of the National League for Democracy in Yangon

(AFP/Khin Maung Win)
View of the Irrawaddy Delta that was devastated by Cyclone Nargis. ...
AFP/UN
Sat May 24, 1:13 AM ET

View of the Irrawaddy Delta that was devastated by Cyclone Nargis. Myanmar opened polls for hundreds of thousands of cyclone victims, many hungry, homeless and still waiting for aid, in a much-criticised constitutional referendum Saturday ahead of a key donors’ conference

(AFP/UN/Evan Schneider)
A Marine uses a water purification system aboard the USS Harpers ...
AFP/HO
Sat May 24, 1:13 AM ET

A Marine uses a water purification system aboard the USS Harpers Ferry standing by in international waters off the coast of Burma

(AFP/HO)
United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon speaks at a press ...
AFP
Sat May 24, 1:13 AM ET

United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon speaks at a press conference in Yangon

(AFP/Stan Honda)
An aeriel view of the tents for people displaced by Cyclone ...
Reuters
Sat May 24, 1:03 AM ET

An aeriel view of the tents for people displaced by Cyclone Nargis at a refugee camp in Kyondah village, Myanmar May 22, 2008.

(Stan Honda/Pool/Reuters)
U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon (L) meets Senior General ...
Reuters
Fri May 23, 4:46 PM ET
U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon (L) meets Senior General Than Shwe at the latter’s office in Naypyidaw May 23, 2008. Myanmar’s junta agreed on Friday to admit foreign aid workers of all nationalities to the delta area worst hit by Cyclone Nargis, in what the U.N. called a breakthrough for aiding survivors. REUTERS/UN Photo/Evan Schneider/Handout (MYANMAR). FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NOT FOR SALE FOR MARKETING OR ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS.
United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon (L) poses with ...
AFP/POOL
Fri May 23, 10:24 AM ET

United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon (L) poses with Myanmar Senior General Than Shwe during Ban’s visit to Myanmar’s capital of Naypyidaw. The US government’s relief arm Friday welcomed news that Myanmar’s reclusive junta would give access to foreign aid workers, with a spokeswoman saying it was “very promising” for cyclone survivors.

(AFP/POOL/Stan Honda)

An elderly woman at a camp for internally displaced people in ...
AFP/UN
Fri May 23, 4:29 PM ET

An elderly woman at a camp for internally displaced people in Kyondah, Myanmar. UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon said Friday the eyes of the world were now on Myanmar after pushing the secretive military regime to accept a major relief effort for survivors of the cyclone disaster.

(AFP/UN/Evan Schneider)
The USS Essex , and the Essex Amphibious Ready Group steam in ...
AP
Fri May 23, 2:56 PM ET

The USS Essex , and the Essex Amphibious Ready Group steam in formation, Friday, May 23, 2008 in the Andaman Sea. The Essex Amphibious Group is standing by in international waters off the coast of Burma in support of Joint Task Force Caring Response, a humanitarian assistance operation developed in the wake of Cyclone Nargis. The USS Essex, will remain there for some days or weeks, but will not linger there for months waiting for permission to bring in aid.

(AP Photo/U.S. Navy, Chief Petty Office Ty Swartz)
The USS Essex , center, and the Essex Amphibious Ready Group ...
AP
Fri May 23, 2:55 PM ET

The USS Essex , center, and the Essex Amphibious Ready Group steam in formation, Friday, May 23, 2008 in the Andaman Sea. The Essex Amphibious Group is standing by in international waters off the coast of Burma in support of Joint Task Force Caring Response, a humanitarian assistance operation developed in the wake of Cyclone Nargis. The USS Essex, will remain there for some days or weeks, but will not linger there for months waiting for permission to bring in aid.

(AP Photo/U.S. Navy, Chief Petty Office Ty Swartz)
U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon greets U.N. staff at the ...
Reuters
Fri May 23, 1:42 PM ET
U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon greets U.N. staff at the Hotel Sedona in Yangon May 23, 2008. Myanmar’s junta agreed on Friday to admit foreign aid workers of all nationalities to the delta area worst hit by Cyclone Nargis, in what the U.N. called a breakthrough for aiding survivors. REUTERS/UN Photo/Evan Schneider/Handout (MYANMAR). FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NOT FOR SALE FOR MARKETING OR ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS.
U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon signs a book of condolence ...
Reuters
Fri May 23, 1:22 PM ET
U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon signs a book of condolence at the office of Myanmar’s Senior General Than Shwe in Naypyidaw May 23, 2008. Myanmar’s junta agreed on Friday to admit foreign aid workers of all nationalities to the delta area worst hit by Cyclone Nargis, in what the U.N. called a breakthrough for aiding survivors. REUTERS/UN Photo/Evan Schneider/Handout (MYANMAR). FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NOT FOR SALE FOR MARKETING OR ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS
A mangrove forest in the Sunderbans, India. The environmental ...
AFP/File
Fri May 23, 11:48 AM ET

A mangrove forest in the Sunderbans, India. The environmental group IUCN has warned that mangroves and other natural barriers must be urgently restored in cyclone-stricken Myanmar to bolster flood defences against any future catastrophe

(AFP/File/Deshakalyan Chowdhury)
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has said the eyes of the world ...
AFP Graphic
Fri May 23, 9:41 AM ET

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has said the eyes of the world were now on Myanmar after pushing the secretive military regime to accept foreign aid workers to cope with the cyclone disaster.

(AFP Graphic)
Construction workers wave at a convoy containing U.N. Secretary ...
Reuters
Fri May 23, 7:36 AM ET

Construction workers wave at a convoy containing U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon in Naypyidaw May 23, 2008. In an apparent breakthrough for delivering help to millions of Myanmar’s cyclone Nargis survivors, the military government agreed to allow in “all” aid workers, Ban said on Friday.

REUTERS/Stan Honda/Pool (MYANMAR)
Myanmar's Senior General Than Shwe (L) is seen before a ...
Reuters
Fri May 23, 7:35 AM ET

Myanmar’s Senior General Than Shwe (L) is seen before a meeting with U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon in Naypyidaw May 23, 2008. In an apparent breakthrough for delivering help to millions of Myanmar’s cyclone survivors, the military government agreed to allow in “all” aid workers, Ban said on Friday.

REUTERS/Stan Honda/Pool (MYANMAR)
U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon is greeted by Myanmar's ...
Reuters

Fri May 23, 7:30 AM ET

U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon is greeted by Myanmar’s Foreign Minister Nyan Win (R) in Naypyidaw May 23, 2008. In an apparent breakthrough for delivering help to millions of Myanmar’s cyclone Nargis survivors, the military government agreed to allow in “all” aid workers, Ban said on Friday.

REUTERS/Stan Honda/Pool (MYANMAR)
Two Myanmar soldiers working as door attendants peak through ...
Reuters
Fri May 23, 7:27 AM ET

Two Myanmar soldiers working as door attendants peak through a door during the meeting between U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon and Myanmar’s Senior General Than Shwe at Bayint Naung Yeiktha palace in Naypyidaw May 23, 2008. In an apparent breakthrough for delivering help to millions of Myanmar’s Cyclone Nargis survivors, the military government agreed to allow in “all” aid workers, Ban said on Friday.

REUTERS/Stan Honda/Pool (MYANMAR)
Myanmar's Senior General Than Shwe awaits the arrival of ...
Reuters
Fri May 23, 7:12 AM ET

Myanmar’s Senior General Than Shwe awaits the arrival of U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon in Naypyidaw May 23, 2008. In an apparent breakthrough for delivering help to millions of Myanmar’s Cyclone Nargis survivors, the military government agreed to allow in “all” aid workers, Ban said on Friday.

REUTERS/Stan Honda/Pool (MYANMAR)
In this Thursday May 22, 2008 file photo, a small boy displaced ...
AP
Fri May 23, 5:19 AM ET

In this Thursday May 22, 2008 file photo, a small boy displaced by Cyclone Nargis stands in his tent n the Kyondah village, Myanmar. A reader-submitted question about aid to Myanmar is being answered as part of an Associated Press Q&A column called ‘Ask AP.’

(AP Photo/Stan Honda, Poo
U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, left, meets with Myanmar ...
AP
Fri May 23, 5:08 AM ET

U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, left, meets with Myanmar Senior Gen. Than Shwe, right, on Friday May 23, 2008 in Naypyitaw, Myanmar. Ban, on a mission to open up Myanmar to international disaster assistance, said the ruling junta agreed Friday to allow ‘all aid workers’ into the country to help cyclone survivors.

(AP Photo/Stan HONDA, POOL)
U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon emerges from a meeting with ...
Reuters
Fri May 23, 7:01 AM ET

U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon emerges from a meeting with Myanmar’s Senior General Than Shwe in Naypyidaw May 23, 2008. In an apparent breakthrough for delivering help to millions of Myanmar’s cyclone survivors, the military government agreed to allow in “all” aid workers, Ban said on Friday.

REUTERS/Stan Honda/Pool (MYANMAR)
Soldiers clear debris left from Cyclone Nargis in Yangon. Myanmar ...
AFP
Fri May 23, 3:36 AM ET

Soldiers clear debris left from Cyclone Nargis in Yangon. Myanmar has agreed to allow “all aid workers” to stage a relief effort for cyclone survivors, UN chief Ban Ki-moon said Myanmar has opened to all aid workers

(AFP/Stan Honda)
In this photo released by UNICEF, Myanmar people are shown near ...
AP
Fri May 23, 2:16 AM ET

In this photo released by UNICEF, Myanmar people are shown near cyclone Nargis storm damage Sunday, May 18, 2008, near Dedaye township in the Irrawaddy delta of Myanmar.

(AP Photo/UNICEF, HO)
United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon (2nd right) visits ...
AFP/HO
Fri May 23, 1:39 AM ET

United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon (2nd right) visits cyclone affected people in a relief camp in Dedaye May 22. Ban left early Friday for Myanmar’s remote capital of Naypyidaw to meet junta leader Than Shwe and press him to accept a full-scale cyclone relief operation.

(AFP/HO)
A Myanmar girl holds a baby while waiting for relief goods in ...
AFP
Fri May 23, 1:39 AM ET

A Myanmar girl holds a baby while waiting for relief goods in Dedaye. UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon left early Friday for Myanmar’s remote capital of Naypyidaw to meet junta leader Than Shwe and press him to accept a full-scale cyclone relief operation.

(AFP/Khin Maung Win)
People carry relief goods that were distributed in the cyclone-hit ...
AFP
Thu May 22, 3:43 PM ET

People carry relief goods that were distributed in the cyclone-hit town of Dedaye, Myanmar. UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon on Thursday toured the Myanmar cyclone disaster area, as he began talks with the junta on opening up to a massive relief effort that could save countless lives.

(AFP/Khin Maung Win)

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Written by Lwin Aung Soe

May 24, 2008 at 6:16 am

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Pictures (6): aftermath of Cyclone Nargis in Burma

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May 14, 2008

A woman takes out rubbish from her home in Kawhmu village in southern Burma (Reg Burn)

A monk at Kwa Gyi surveys the damage caused by Cyclone Nargis to his monastery, next to the Pyapon River in the Irrawaddy delta (Reg Burn)

The delta was devastated by Cyclone Nargis last week (Reg Burn)

People sift through debris on a damaged street in Laputta in the Irrawaddy Delta (Reg Burn)

A man crouches in the remains of a home in Laputta (Reg Burn)

Kyaw Zin Hay a two month old baby is examined by Myanmar Red Cross staff at a Buddhist Monastery in Pyapon (Reg Burn)

A boy in Myaungmya bears the scars of hails stones and 100 mph winds (Reg Burn)

Lay Htat Monastery refuge centre in Laputta (Reg Burn)

Drinking water is scarce at the temporary camp set up in a monastry (Reg Burn)

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May 22, 2008 at 7:36 am

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Pictures (5): Aftermath of Cyclone Nargis in Burma

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Pictures are from various sources.

Marines and sailors aboard the USS Essex fill 5-gallon water bladders Friday, May 16, 2008 in preparation for possible humanitarian assistance and disaster relief for the victims of Cyclone Nargis in Myanmar. Essex and other U.S. Navy ships are standing by off the coast ready to provide relief supplies to reduce loss of life and mitigate human suffering resulting from the cyclone.

Marines and sailors aboard the USS Essex fill 5-gallon water bladders Friday, May 16, 2008 in preparation for possible humanitarian assistance and disaster relief for the victims of Cyclone Nargis in Myanmar. Essex and other U.S. Navy ships are standing by off the coast ready to provide relief supplies to reduce loss of life and mitigate human suffering resulting from the cyclone. (AP Photo/ U.S. Navy, Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Kari R. Bergman)

French actress, singer and activist Jane Birkin, centre, amongst Burmese monks and other protesters as they take part in a "peaceful march to save Burma", during the 61st International film festival in Cannes, southern France, on Monday, May 19, 2008. The photos held aloft were taken in September and October 2007 during the Burma crackdown on monks. Burmese monks are traveling to Europe to share their personal testimony on the September and October 2007 crackdown in Burma and on the recent Nargis cyclone which devastated the country. (AP Photo/Lionel Cironneau)

French actress, singer and activist Jane Birkin, centre, amongst Burmese monks and other protesters as they take part in a “peaceful march to save Burma”, during the 61st International film festival in Cannes, southern France, on Monday, May 19, 2008. The photos held aloft were taken in September and October 2007 during the Burma crackdown on monks. Burmese monks are traveling to Europe to share their personal testimony on the September and October 2007 crackdown in Burma and on the recent Nargis cyclone which devastated the country. (AP Photo/Lionel Cironneau) (Lionel Cironneau – AP)

Buddhist monks joined a peaceful protest in the Thai border city of Mae Sot on Sunday.

Buddhist monks joined a peaceful protest in the Thai border city of Mae Sot on Sunday. (Stephen Puddicombe/CBC)

Myanmar family, who survived last week's destructive cyclone Nargis, stay in a temporary shelter in the outskirts of Yangon

There has been little evidence that Myanmar’s military government has been getting assistance to the survivors of a cyclone that has killed tens fo thousands of people. If international pressure fails to move the junta, forced intervention by other countries may be next. (AP Photo )

A girl leans against the wall of her damaged home in Yangon, Myanmar, Thursday, May 8, 2008. Six days after Cyclone Nargis slammed into Myanmar’s western coast, the impoverished country’s needs remain enormous. Myanmar’s Foreign Ministry said in a statement Friday, May 9, 2008, that it wants relief supplies but not foreign aid workers in the country. (Photo: AP/Aktion Deutschland Hilft)

Myanmar children who survived deadly Cyclone Nargis take shelter at a monastery at Bogalay, Myanmar, on Friday, May 9, 2008. (Photo: AP Photo )

A Myanmar child displaced following Cyclone Nargis looks on at a temporary shelter on the outskirts of Yangon, Myanmar, Friday, May 9, 2008. (Photo: AP Photo )

A man rebuilds his hut which was destroyed by Cyclone Nargis in Yangon, Myanmar, Thursday, May 8, 2008. (Photo: AP/Aktion Deutschland Hilft)

An elderly Myanmar woman lays waiting for help in a hut following last weekend’s devastating cyclone, in Kun Chan Gone township, near Yangon, Myanmar Thursday, May 8, 2008. (Photo: AP Photo/Democratic Voice of Burma)

A Myanmar girl eats a meal of rice and peanuts while staying at a shelter in Kyauktan Township, in southern Myanmar on Thursday, May 8, 2008. (Photo: AP Photo )

A homeless woman whose house was destroyed in last weekend’s devastating cyclone feeds her daughter while taking shelter at a monastery in Kaw Hmu village, about 60 miles southwest of Yangon, Myanmar, Thursday, May 8, 2008. The U.N.’s World Food Program says its first flight carrying aid has landed in Myanmar after the military regime gave clearance to send relief material to cyclone victims. (Photo: AP Photo )

Young Myanmar residents collect water as basic supplies remain scarce following last weekend’s devastating cyclone in Yangon, Myanmar, Thursday, May 8, 2008. (Photo: AP Photo )

Written by Lwin Aung Soe

May 20, 2008 at 12:54 pm