Cyclone Nargis flattened villages, knocked out electricity
and immersed low-lying regions. An aid worker in Myanmar
describes the damage to the country and residents' most
pressing needs in this audio slide show.
Protests -- touched off by Buddhist monks -- in Myanmar
in the fall of 2007 drew renewed international interest
in the country's military regime and the rights of its citizens.
View the video of past NewsHour reports about the events.
Track the pathway and impacts of Cyclone Nargis as it careened
into Myanmar and took its deadly toll on the residents of
the Southeast Asian nation in this Google map.
You can view more map
resources on ReliefWeb.