Myanmar: Dr. Asis Min berichtet aus dem am stärksten betroffenen Irrawaddy Delta (Augenzeugenbericht)
Augenzeugenbericht von Dr. Asis Min (MP3, in Englisch)
Map of MSF's current emergency activities in the Irrawaddy Delta region of Myanmar (Burma).
Desperate survivors of Cyclone Nargis poured out of Myanmar's Irrawaddy delta on Sunday in search of food, water and medicine but aid workers said thousands of them would die if emergency supplies do not get through soon.
Many of the MSF staff were mobilized from other projects already operating in the country when Cyclone Nargis hit on 3 May 2008.
MSF has been working in Myanmar since 1992 with international and Burmese staff.
Villagers display a sign saying "Help Us" on a road near Kundangon on 11 May 2008.
Even if they manage to find food and shelter, the 1.5 million destitute survivors of Myanmar's Cyclone Nargis still face a major risk from infected wounds, chronic diarrhea and malaria or dengue fever.
MSF teams distribute food and non-food relief materials to displaced populations.
Rice donated by the local monastery is handed out to villagers in Bahagyi near Kundangon on 11 May 2008.
MSF relief cargo destined for Myanmar are being loaded onto an MSF-chartered plane in Bordeaux, France on Friday 9 May 2008.
The initial shipment of MSF relief materials destined for Myanmar are being loaded onto an MSF-chartered plane in Bordeaux, France on Friday 9 May 2008.
People stand in line to receive water in a village affected by Cyclone Nargis located near the Myanmar capital Yangon on 11 May 2008.
Workers remove a tree damaged by Cyclone Nargis in the Myanmar capital Yangon, on 11 May 2008.
Cyclone Nargis survivors collect rice at their makeshift refugee centre outside Yangon on 12 May 2008.
As many as 100,000 people are feared to have died and the UN humanitarian agency said in a new assessment that between 1.2 million and 1.9 million people were struggling to survive in the aftermath of the cyclone.
MSF aid workers assessing medical conditions for displaced populations.
A young boy sits by the wreckage of a home near Kyauktan, 11 May 2008.