Aid pours into Bangladesh after cyclone | csmonitor.com: "Survivors are scrambling for food as rescue workers struggle to reach remote villages three days after cyclone Sidr battered Bangladesh, leaving more than 2,200 dead and thousands homeless."
The aftereffects of a major disaster take a while to dissipate. You have to have something for yourself. It just takes too long for others to come help.
One thing to notice is that there are a couple of Marine dock landing ships racing to help. Know your friends.