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  • Bora Bahati Willy stands on a crutch among makeshift shelters in Bulengo displacement camp. He was recently involved in a motorbike accident which made fleeing a M23 attack even harder.
  • A crowd of people stand among makeshift shelters in Bulengo displacement camp. The site opened in January and now houses more than 120,000 people.
    A crowd forms at a displacement camp for Congolese displaced by the M23 conflict. Nearly a million people have been uprooted by the fighting since late 2021.
  • Bora Bahati Willy stands on a crutch outside his makeshift shelter in Bulengo displacement camp. He was recently involved in a motorbike accident which made fleeing an M23 offensive even harder.
  • Rosette Riziki Rutare sews clothes outside her makeshift shelter in Bulengo displacement camp. The money she makes helps supplement meager humanitarian aid.
  • Rosette Riziki Rutare sits in a makeshift shelter in Bulengo displacement camp with measuring tape around her neck. She brought her sewing machine to the camp after fleeing M23 rebels.
  • A group of women queue in line to register for food assistance at Bulengo displacement camp on the outskirts of the eastern Congolese city of Goma.
  • Displaced women and children fill up water from a pump on the outskirts of the eastern city of Goma. They are among more than 600,000 people that have fled an offensive by the M23 armed group.
  • Pacifique Iradukunda carries a token that entitles his family to humanitarian assistance at Bulengo displacement camp.
    Pacifique Iradukunda
  • Pacifique Iradukunda’s stands in an open field in Bulengo displacement camp. His family have lived in the settlement since escaping an M23 offensive on the village of Kitchanga.
  • 25-year-old Alice Maombi and other residents of the camp fill up water at Bulengo displacement camp near the eastern Congolese city of Goma. She has three children but is struggling to make ends meet since arriving in the camp earlier this year.
  • 25-year-old Alice Maombi carries a jerrycan in Bulengo displacement camp near the eastern Congolese city of Goma. She described living conditions at the settlement as harsh.
  • Christiane Mukankusi Bashoboye looks after her two children at Bulengo displacement camp near the eastern Congolese city of Goma. She recently escaped an offensive by the M23 armed group.
  • A teacher in a small classroom is writing on a whiteboard as she gives a lecture to trainee midwives in Bamiyan, Afghanistan, on 2 March 2023, part of an initiative spearheaded by the UN's refugee agency (UNHCR) in partnership with a local NGO.
    A teacher gives a lecture to trainee midwives in Bamiyan, Afghanistan, on 2 March 2023, part of an initiative spearheaded by the UN's refugee agency (UNHCR) in partnership with a local NGO.
  • Pictured is the emblem of the WHO (World Health Organization) placed outside their headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland.
  • Aerial view of a part of the city of Jenderes in the countryside of Aleppo, northwestern Syria. We see a crane at the bottom center of the picture among piles of rubble. The sky is yellow and clear.
    Earthquake survivors in the city of Jindires, in northwest Syria, search between the ruins of their destroyed homes, on 27 February 2023.
  • The picture shows a detroyed residential building in the central Ukrainian city of Dnipro that was hit by a missile strike on 14 January 2023, killing 46 people.
    Returning to civilian areas some distance from the front lines can still be dangerous. This residential building in the central Ukrainian city of Dnipro was hit by a missile strike on 14 January 2023, killing 46 people.
  • Liudmyla Daniuk, 60, pictured in her room her room in a seminary in Lviv, Ukraine in January 2023, where she is living after returning from Slovakia. She's sitting at the edge of the bed with her hands on her lap. To her left side is a walker.
    Liudmyla Daniuk, 60, sits on the bunk bed in her room in the Lviv seminary where she has been living since returning from Slovakia.
  • Congolese soldiers patrol against the Allied Democratic Forces rebel group in North Kivu province, in 2013. Also pictured, two women carrying supplies on their backs.
    Congolese soldiers patrol against the Allied Democratic Forces rebel group in North Kivu province, in 2013. The armed group has killed thousands of civilians over the past decade.
  • Graphic map of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The provinces of Ituri and North Kivu are highlighted. The capital city of Kinshasa along with the cities of Beni and Butembo are pointed out.
  • Five residents of Port-au-Prince Haiti can be seen in the photo. Four are on a motorcycle and one walking closely behind it. All except the motorcycle driver has their hands up in the air. They are fleeing gang violence.
    Residents of Port-au-Prince, Haiti, raise their arms as they leave their homes due to gun battles between rival gangs in May 2022.
  • It's nighttime. Earthquake victims huddle around a makeshift fire in Antakya, southern Turkey, which was hit hard by the earthquakes, on 7 February 2023
    Earthquake victims huddle around a makeshift fire on 7 February in Antakya, a southern Turkish city hit hard by the earthquakes.
  • A Médecins Sans Frontières worker paddles a boat through floods in Pibor, in the Greater Upper Nile region of South Sudan, in November 2019.
    A Médecins Sans Frontières worker paddles a boat through floods in Pibor, in the Greater Upper Nile region of South Sudan, in November 2019.
  • It's nighttime. Rescue teams and heavy machinery are at work at the site of a collapsed building in Adana on 9 February.
    Rescue teams at work at the site of a collapsed building in the city of Adana, southern Türkiye, on 9 February.
  • It's night time. A rescue worker stands near wreckage in Antakya, Turkey.
    A rescue worker stands near wreckage in Antakya, Turkey on February 7th.
  • It's nighttime. Volunteer Barış Bilir stands near the site of a collapsed building in Adana.
    Barış Bilir was visiting his family in Adana when the earthquakes struck, and joined the relief effort.
  • Like many people with disabilities, the author and her parents — all of whom are blind — could not reach bomb shelters in Kharkiv. They finally evacuated despite continued bombardment, which included a missile attack that left rubble near the airport this
    The author and her parents — all of whom are blind — were not able to access bomb shelters in Kharkiv. They finally evacuated despite ongoing bombardment, including a missile attack that left this rubble near the airport.
  • A volunteer holds a boy as he has breakfast in a state shelter in Lviv, Ukraine for children in foster care on 25 March.
    A volunteer holds a boy as he has breakfast in a state shelter in Lviv, Ukraine for children in foster care on 25 March.
  • Crowds of refugees from Ukraine wait outside passport control at Przemyśl train station.
    Crowds of refugees from Ukraine wait outside passport control at Przemyśl train station.
  • Anna Kozhuhkarova, a jewellery designer, escaped Kyiv by train and waits by passport control to enter Poland.
    Anna Kozhuhkarova, a jewellery designer, escaped Kyiv by train and waits by passport control to enter Poland.
  • Igor Miliowski, a lorry driver from Kyiv working in Poland, waits for a train to return to Ukraine and fight.
    Igor Miliowski, a lorry driver from Kyiv working in Poland, waits for a train to return to Ukraine and fight.
  • People escaping the Russian invasion of Ukraine reunite with others at the Medyka pedestrian border crossing in eastern Poland. As of 27 February, at least 368,000 people had fled to neighbouring countries, according to the UN.
    People escaping the Russian invasion of Ukraine reunite with others at the Medyka pedestrian border crossing in eastern Poland. As of 28 February, at least 500,000 people had fled to neighbouring countries, according to the UN.
  • A damaged building hospital sign is seen in Irpin, northern Ukraine, on 1 April 2022, more than a month into Russia’s invasion of the country.

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