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  • Children at school in Bangui
    Children at a school in Bangui take part in a class on gender violence in the Central African Republic.
  • A preacher speaks at a Tablighi Jamaat mosque in Kutupalong refugee camp
    A preacher speaks at a Tablighi Jamaat mosque in Kutupalong refugee camp.
  • Nigerian farmer in his maize field
    Abbas Ganda almost gave up farming because of losses to desertification
  • The delegation of Security Council ambassadors honors peacekeepers that have died in Mali at a ceremony in Bamako
  • A boy and his father in a hospital
    Ihsanullah, 17 months, and his father wait while the baby receives treatment for drug-resistant tuberculosis at a clinic in Kandahar. The child has embarked on an intensive nine-month treatment regime.
  • Boy carrying bricks
    Mohammed, 10, is a brick collector. He earns three Taka, or about $0.04, for each brick he carries.
  • Boy kneeling
    Hamidul, 11, was hired by a local fixer to sell ice cream in Rohingya refugee camps. He works between 8am and 2pm and walks many kilometres each day.
  • Boy carrying bamboo
    A boy carries bamboo through Kutupalong refugee camp in southern Bangladesh.
  • A boy and his father
    Three-year-old Rohingya refugee Mohammed Nuan is malnourished, yet he and his father, Abdul, live far away from medical facilities in Bangladesh’s refugee camps.
  • A woman and a baby
    Monura Begum recovers from giving birth to her son at a maternity ward in a refugee settlement in Bangladesh. The health facility is jointly run by Bangladesh’s army and BRAC, a locally based NGO.
  • Health workers administer an oral cholera vaccine
    Volunteers administer cholera vaccines to people in Rohingya refugee camps. Many of the volunteer teams walk hours into the camps to distribute the vaccine.
  • A man grimaces
    Noor Mohammed grimaces as he receives treatment at a dysentery clinic run by Medical Teams International.
  • Women lie on hospital beds
    Patients recover at a new dysentery clinic in a Rohingya refugee settlement in Kutupalong camp, Bangladesh.
  • MSF’s clinic for drug-resistant tuberculosis is one of only two such facilities in the entire country. Patients receive a rapid diagnosis and can complete a full treatment regime.
  • Equipment used to test for TB
    Specialist equipment brought to Kandahar can now identify specific strains of tuberculosis on the spot. Previously, smear samples had to be sent to the capital, Kabul, or to Europe. 
  • Health workers attend to patients at a tuberculosis clinic in Kandahar, Afghanistan
    MSF’s clinic for drug-resistant tuberculosis is one of only two such facilities in the entire country. Patients receive a rapid diagnosis and can complete a full treatment regime.
  • Women wearing burqa
    Women wearing traditional burqa receive information about tuberculosis screening at the entrance of Kandahar's main government hospital.
  • The rugged landscape of Kandahar, Afghanistan
    The rugged landscape of Kandahar, where the Taliban maintain a firm presence outside of major urban centres and much of the rural population is cut off from regular healthcare.
  • The landslide triggered by Maria flowed down Pointe Michele’s ravine, taking houses and trees into the sea.
    The landslide triggered by Maria caused a landslide that flowed down Pointe Michel’s ravine, taking houses and trees into the sea
  • Salome Raqiyawa at her home
    Salome Raqiyawa’s village in Fiji was hit by cyclones, drought, and floods during 2016. This year, another lengthy drought means she has to fetch water from a nearby river, which overflowed and submerged most of her village only a few months before.
  • Tristan Lewis lost his father and home during Tropical Storm Erika two years ago. After working hard since then to get back on his feet, his house was nearly destroyed again by Hurricane Maria’s category 5 winds
  • Thiona Joseph sits with her daughters on her aunt’s stoop on Cork Street. While disagrees with Dominicans opting to abandon the island at such a critical moment, Thiona has chosen instead to stay and help rebuild the island
  • Thiona Joseph sits with her daughters on her aunt’s stoop on Cork Street. While disagrees with Dominicans opting to abandon the island at such a critical moment, Thiona has chosen instead to stay and help rebuild the island
  • Thiona Joseph sits with her daughters on her aunt’s stoop on Cork Street. While disagrees with Dominicans opting to abandon the island at such a critical moment, Thiona has chosen instead to stay and help rebuild the island
  • The Sandy sisters wait on the dock ferry before sailing to St Lucia. An outbreak of diarrhea is spreading quickly through their village, prompting their flight from the island
  • Though mostly calm, tensions occasionally flare up as the sun beats down on travelers trying to get on the sole ferry to St Lucia
  • A mother grows frustrated when authorities at the military manned port refuse her and her children entry
  • At least 15,000 people are confirmed to have left the island after Maria. Either for a short period or an indeterminate return date. Those who stay worry that the people who are leaving might never come back

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