Buddhist monks outside the village monastery, which was badly damaged by Cyclone Nargis. Over 150 people drowned in this village alone and the tidal surge reportedly reached up to 12 feet in places. Monasteries however continued to act as sources of refuge, comfort and information for traumatised villagers. Cyclone Nargis hit Burma on 02/05/2008. Mwe Be Village, near Pyapon, Ayeyarawaddy Division.