Photos: TIME-2

Photos: TIME-2

Time Magazine

Homeless refugee families

At Their Mercy
Refugees wait at a monastery in the town of Kyaiklat. With millions of U.S. aid dollars waiting in the wings, the government has said it will allow

Makeshift shelter at Thar Yar Wae village

Making Do
Over 200,000 people are thought to be living in makeshift shelters along the coast, like this one at Thar Yar Wae village near Bogalay.

Kyaiklat town

Pulling Together
People starting to rebuild on their own in Kyaiklat on May 9.

Monks go in procession to collect alms

Blind Faith
Monks go in procession to collect their daily alms in a village near Rangoon on May 11.

A destroyed home

Sunk
A destroyed home lies in the water in a village near Rangoon on May 11.

Destroyed hut at Ta Lak Gyi village

Getting By
A man and his wife wade through the waters near their destroyed hut at Ta Lak Gyi village on May 8.

A sign urging citizens t be patriotic

True Believers
A sign urges citizens to be patriotic near the Shwe Maw Daw stupa in Bago on May 10. International agencies have called on China to exert its influence over the Burmese government to accept foreign aid and put a brake to the evolving disaster.

A body floats at the Irrawaddy river

Drowning
A corpse floats at the Irrawaddy river front in the town of Bogalay.

 

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