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On this day six years ago, Cyclone Nargis devastated Burma’s Irrawaddy Delta region. It was the worst disaster in the county’s recorded history, killing 140,000 people and leaving at least 2 million homeless.
“Orphans of the Storm” is a documentary produced by Quicksilver Media for C4 Dispatches. The film follows the plight of children orphaned by Cyclone Nargis. “Orphans of the Storm” was filmed undercover by DVB cameramen, directed and produced by Jeremy Williams and Evan Williams, the executive producer was Siobhan Sinnerton. edited by Paul Carlin, with music by Samuel Sim.
The film won the One World Media Children’s Rights Award in 2010, the Rory Peck Award in 2009 and was runner-up as Best Documentary at the Association of International Broadcaster awards in 2009.