Cyclone victims are rebuilding homes and collecting rainwater as foreign aid workers slowly spread out.
United Nations chief Ban Ki Moon arrived Thursday and hopes to meet Burma's leader Gen. Than Shwe today.
A May 10 poll could underscore how unpopular the regime is, as it slowly opens to foreign aid.
Distrust of the provincial government runs deep in certain regions.
The interior minister says it could calm the insurgency-racked south. Opponents see a step toward secession.
The former dictator, who died Sunday, ruled with a strong hand for 32 years.
Monitor correspondents and experts suggest what to watch for in eight international conflicts.