U.N 'furious'as Myanmar aid'seized'
May 13, 2008 12:30am CST
The aftermath of the devastating cyclone in Burma could be more deadly than the storm itself,according to officials attempting to get aid into the Southeast Asian country. Though the cyclone hit on Saturday,leaving 22,000 dead according to the latest count,aid has only just begun to trickle in as some agencies have managed to get into the military-run nation. The death toll may continue to rise unless the borders are opened,CTV's Steve Chao,reporting from Thailand,told Canada AM. "There are hundreds of thousands of people that have been without food,clean water and shelter for days now."Chao said.it is very hot and there's a real concem about water-bome disease.According to one UN offcial the fear is the aftermath could be much more lethal than the stom itself.