Saturday, May 17, 2008

Military blocks access to Myanmar's worst hit areas

YANGON, Myanmar - Inside cyclone-devastated Myanmar the signs are clear the country's military regime doesn't want the world to know what's happening.

The military has set up road blocks at nearly every road leading into areas hit hardest by cyclone Nargis on May 3 - particularly the south where homes and crops in an area bigger than New Brunswick have been decimated.

For foreign-aid workers the real challenge is that they still don't know how bad the situation is. The government refuses to allow anyone but Burmese nationals into the worst areas.

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