Myanmar’s junta agreed on Friday to admit cyclone aid workers “regardless of nationalities” to the hardest-hit Irrawaddy Delta, a breakthrough for delivering help to survivors, U.N. officials said.
Portraits of cyclone victims hang on what is left of their home in the Irrawaddy delta, Burma. Photograph: Getty
At this point they are facing catastrophe of death and disease – by virtue of the delays.
May the people of Burma rise and overcome the tyranny, and may we help them in any way we can.
Happy Holiday Weekend. Gas is high, so we’re going to cook over wood in the back yard.
I’m not kidding, we have four or five people heading here this evening for the weekend, each will be assigned a day to tend the fire.