Myanmar cyclone
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Cyclone hits Myanmar

In this photo released by the Mandalay Gazette, a sunken ship is seen in a river in Yangon, Myanmar. (Associated Press)
A man stands at the broken pier following the cyclone in Yangon. (Associated Press)
Cyclone affected families cook food from relief goods in the Konegyangone township in the outskirts of Yangon. (Khin Maung Win AFP/Getty Images)
An injured resident sits on a floor after receiving first aid at an unknown village in Irrawaddy Delta. (STR, AFP/Getty Images)
Cyclone-affected residents work outside their destroyed house in Dedaye, south of Yangon. (Khin Maung Win AFP/Getty Images)
Villagers try to remove their dead animals away from their residence in the Konegyangone township in the outskirts of Yangon. (Khin Maung Win AFP/Getty Images)
Villagers wait for relief goods in the Irrawaddy delta region of Myanmar after last week’s cyclone inflicted widespread damage. The government said more than 22,000 people were dead and 41,000 missing. (AFP / Getty Images)
Bangladeshi soldiers prepare to fly out aid for Myanmar from Kurmitola air base in Dhaka. (HO, AFP/Getty Images)
Thai workers load food items on a Royal Thai Air Force plane in Bangkok, destined for cyclone hit Myanmar. (STR, AFP/Getty Images)
An Indonesian soldier and a worker unload food aid from a truck for transportation to Myanmar at an air base in Jakarta. (WEDA / EPA)
In this photo released by Myanmar’s News Agency, soldiers and rescue workers arrange relief goods, including medical supplies, for distribution in a cyclone-struck village in the Irrawaddy Delta region. With at least 22,000 dead, another 41,000 missing and the toll expected to continue rising from the weekend cyclone, many aid agencies are still awaiting travel visas to enter the reclusive nation. (AFP / Getty Images)
An aerial view shows a devastated town, with many roofs missing, in the Irrawaddy delta region of Myanmar. (AFP / Getty Images)
An uprooted tree lies in a street in Yangon, the capital of Myanmar, after a cyclone tore through the impoverished Southeast Asian nation Saturday. Officials said the death toll, which previously had been put at 351, could hit 10,000. (Khin Maung Win AFP/Getty Images)
Residents were busy clearing fallen trees from roads in Yangon, where there were reports of power lines downed and homes with their roofs blown off and windows shattered. Nationwide, hundreds of thousands may be left homeless. (Hla Hla Htay AFP/Getty Images)
Storm damage is visible in Yangon. A political dissident said he had received reports of problems with drinking water and rising prices of basic commodities in the city. (Hla Hla Htay AFP/Getty Images)
Myanmar soldiers saw a tree blocking a street in Yangon. The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies had dispatched five teams to Myanmar to survey the damage and will send more relief teams as soon as it receives the go-ahead from the government. (Khin Maung Win AFP/Getty Images)
Residents step around fallen trees. Saturday’s cyclone packed winds of up to 120 mph. Particularly hard hit was the fertile, low-lying Irrawaddy River delta, where at least 3,000 people were reported missing from a single district. (Barry Broman / Associated Press)
In this photo released by China’s Xinhua News Agency, monks clear a road in Yangon. Aid officials said it could be several days or even weeks before an accurate death count and damage assessment could be made. (Zhang Yunfei / Associated Press)
Displaced residents take shelter in a buddhist temple in Yangon. (Hla Hla Htay AFP/Getty Images)
Yangon residents line up to get drinking water. Aid workers from the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies were in the Myanmar capital distributing emergency kits with clothing, water purification tablets, tarpaulins and other necessities. (Khin Maung Win AFP/Getty Images)
Damage from the Myanmar cyclone was widespread, making it difficult for relief agencies to reach those in need. (Hla Hla Htay AFP/Getty Images)