ABC and CBS had reporters follow up on the efforts at disaster relief in the Irrawaddy Delta. ABC broke Myanmar's visa rules to insert its correspondent so it decided not to identify her or to show her face (embargoed link) as she boated past corpses "bloated and burned by the sun, lying in the same water from which villagers drink." She visited a town where survivors were gathering: most "walked for days to get to higher ground to find help. Now that they are here there is not enough food." CBS' Allen Pizzey reported from Bangkok on the permission from Myanmar's military junta to allow a single USAF C-130 transport to deliver 14 tons of relief supplies "a drop in the ocean of misery" as he put it. The government "has been accused of turning a natural disaster into a humanitarian crisis by blocking foreign aid workers."
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