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Haiti – One year after the earthquake

The 12th of January 2010 a 7 magnitude earthquake struck the Caribbean city Port Au Prince, Haiti. More than 230.000 people died. The streets were full of dead bodies and the smell unbearable for the inhabitants of Haiti’s capital city. … Continue reading

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Forgotten children of Iraq

The war in Iraq has taken its toll on all sides, but those left to suffer are the children. Eight years have passed since the war ended but many children are still paying the price. Eight year old Hussein stumbles … Continue reading

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Haiti – “We will burn down the city!”

Thousands of protesters rampaged in Port Au Prince Wednesday, torching buildings in armed clashes. Four persons are reported dead in Haiti, after election results triggered bitter accusations of vote-rigging. Supporters of popular singer Michel Martelly took to the streets after … Continue reading

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Protests over Haiti vote results

Demonstrations has broken out in several Haitian cities and gunshots are fired through the capital as the initial results of a disputed election were announced on Tuesday night. Demonstrators are making barricades of tires in several neighborhoods in the capital … Continue reading

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Haiti: Cholera could affect 650,000

A contingent of U.N. peacekeepers is the likely source of a cholera outbreak in Haiti that has killed at least 2,000 people, a French scientist said in a report obtained Tuesday by The Associated Press. Epidemiologist Renaud Piarroux concluded that … Continue reading

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A window on Iraq

In this set of images from Basra, Iraq’s second largest city, I captured life through the window of my car. Unfortunately I spent most of my time in Iraq locked in a guarded house. When I was “let out” of … Continue reading

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Girls Education in Iraq 2010

In Iraq the overall number of children receiving primary education has declined between 2004-05 and 2007-08 by 88,164, with no improvement in the percentage of girls enrolled, says a new UNICEF report: “Girls Education in Iraq 2010″ Share this post … Continue reading