Cyclone Nargis hit Burma (formerly Myanmar) last week-end with incredible force.
The corrupt military government didn't do anything to prevent its people about it and they are very slow to react to the extreme needs of the population.
Here's a page where you can donate to help the most effective network that is out of the reach of the Junta which is the International Burmese Monks Organization. Find out more on how to help: https://secure.avaaz.org/en/burma_cyclone/5.php?cl=86250422
Here's the video of one of the monks and lower on the page a report from the BBC on the extended damages.
and then follow this link for the BBC's