Red Cross teams helped build shelters, construct water and sanitation facilities and provide healthcare. Find out more about how we helped people in Myanmar (Burma) recover.
The night Cyclone Nargis struck, Chit braved the storm to find survivors. He rescued an unconscious woman who was in a rice paddy with three children clinging to her.
Myanmar Red Cross volunteer Hla was part of a team that helped save thousands of lives by evacuating a remote village as Cyclone Nargis approached.