From the Archive

"It's OK, I've Got Him!"

By Harn Lay 5 May 2014

On Friday, 2 May 2008, Cyclone Nargis made landfall in The Irrawaddy Delta, killing at least 138,000 people. As international aid groups rushed to help survivors, the military chiefs held them back.On the sixth anniversary of Burma’s worst-ever natural disaster, The Irrawaddy is republishing a cartoon from 2008 that portrays the hostile reaction of the Burmese junta toward donors and volunteers in the wake of the storm.