These are some of the reports coming in to CNN from the victims in Myanmar:
"All people I saw are crying so much and searching for the bodies of loved ones. There is bad smell from the dead bodies on the way we came. There are bodies where they have not yet searched. We found about 40 dead bodies on this way. A group of cows and buffalos are among victims. Everywhere... In the bushes, and in the streams. Everywhere..."
"The tide came up. Trees fell on people. There are many dead bodies lying under trees. Now many people do not have home to live in. I found so many dead bodies on the way, and so many animals that were terribly killed. A large group in each location. Not just children, also adults, elderly ones, all. Only 6 are left alive in the entire village.""The tide comes up with the storm. So people came out from their homes and tried to sleep on the road. I think there may be more than 1,000 people sleeping on the road. No homes are left. People are now searching for the bodies of their family members. Many families lost love ones, 3, 5, et cetera. We are so lucky that we survived. We left all our property and brought nothing with us when escaped. We escaped at night."
Many of you have written to us about your desire to help the victims and frustration because of the junta's resistance to aid. Today one of our editorial producers at AC360° got this note from UNICEF:
"A killer cyclone has struck Myanmar...and eight million children need medicine, food, clean water and shelter. These kids need our help now. UNICEF is there, delivering emergency supplies and racing to save children's lives and protect them from the chaos and destruction left by the storm. Please...let's all stop what we are doing and help. We can save the children of Myanmar. Go to www.unicefusa.org and make a donation today. Thank you."
You can also go to this CNN.com page for a list of other organizations providing aid in Myanmar and other ways you can help.
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