Flood-relief crisis

Overburdened relief centres in Bangladesh scrambled to help tens of thousands of scared and hungry cyclone survivors.

Fistfights broke out in some relief camps, as growing crowds of people struggled to get help after last week's cyclone.

In Purba Saralia, nearly 2000 people descended on a government-run relief camp, hurriedly set up in a firehouse, where officials only had food for 1200.

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