Burma: All That They Could Carry by Sanjit Das

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When Cyclone Nargis hit the Irrawaddy Delta on 02/05/2008, all 39 year old U Kyow Soe could carry were his two sons. As a fisherman, Soe is rarely scared by extreme weather, but when the cyclone hit he knew it was serious. He carried both his sons, five year old That Pyine and three year old Ei Toe, on his back as he fled with his wife.ASoe and his family live alongside other refugees from the 7th ward, Hlaingthaya township in Rangoon (Yangon), in the Shwe Than Lwin shopping complex, which is under construction and has acted as a small refugee centre.