Video diary from Burma
Dr Chris van Tulleken, from the aid agency Merlin and a Frontline Club member, reports from Burma on the aftermath of Cyclone Nargis. Chris is the first aid worker allowed free access to film wherever he wanted in the Irrawaddy Delta since the cyclone wrecked this region,
Finally we were on our way. I looked out the helicopter window and reflected on the last three weeks working in Rangoon. Three weeks of helping to co-ordinate Merlin’s emergency response, while our medical teams in the Irrawaddy Delta worked round the clock in the heart of the devastation. Three weeks of being told my permit to join our teams on the ground would arrive “tomorrow” – always “tomorrow”. link
To view the full report go to the BBC Newsnight website.