World Refugee Day
And the numbers are rising…
All pictures from the stories on refugees I did. More on my website here…
SUDAN. Kosti. 23/10/1988: South Sudanese displaced. Most of the malnourished children are too weak to walk the 300 m to the feeding center and have to be carried there.
MEXICO. Maya Tecum. 27/06/1988: Guatemalan refugees rehearsing songs for sunday mass.
IRAQ. Sayeed Sadiq (Kurdistan). 22/02/1992: Kurdish displaced. Schoolboy revising lessons in one of the 4500 villages destroyed by Saddam Hussein regime.
THAILAND. Site 2. 9/10/1989: Shelter construction.
THAILAND. Khao I Dang. 26/10/1989: Khmer displaced in a camp along the border. Siesta in the hospital for mentally ill. A combination of traditional medicine (chamanism) and occidental therapies are being used to cure the people traumatised by the Khmer Rouge years.
TURKEY. Halkali. 3/07/1989: Bulgarian refugees unloading their belongings from a freight train.
MALAWI. Chifunga. 25/06/1991: Mozambican refugees at school.
PAKISTAN. Katchagari. 9/11/1990: Afghan refugees.
BANGLADESH. Uludia. 6/06/1992: Burmese (Rohingya) refugees. MSF nutrition center.
ANGOLA. Cubal. 6/06/1994: Angolan displaced. Schoolboy following classes held in the church.
ALBANIA. Kukes. 29/05/1999: Kosovar refugees released by the Serbs after two weeks of detention in Mitrowice prison, arriving in Kukes and meeting with family and friends.
GEORGIA. Pankisi Valley (Pankisi Valley). 24/02/2000: Chechen refugees on the main road in the valley.