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  • A Burundian refugee suspected of having cholera receives IV rehydration in the health clinic at Lake Tanganyika Stadium in Kigoma, Tanzania.
    A Burundian refugee suspected of having cholera receives IV rehydration in the health clinic at Lake Tanganyika Stadium in Kigoma, Tanzania.
  • We see the shadows of three people as they watch six small parachutes that are delivering U.S. aid drop over Gaza
    People watch as the US military carries out its first aid airdrop over Gaza on 2 March 2024. Critics have called the airdrops “performative” and “humanitarian aid theatre”.
  • This is a wide shot form the inside of a boat towards the bow. In the forefront we see a fishing net and, behind it, a man sitting at the bow.
    Fisherman Marquin Zapata heads out to sea from the town of Tornabé on the northern coast of Honduras.
  • From afar, you see two people walking in front of a fire resulting from an airstrike.
    The aftermath of 19 February Israeli airstrikes in the south Lebanon town of Ghaziyeh, where Israel said it targeted a Hezbollah weapons depot.
  • People are pictured taking water from wells.
  • A group of people are see gathering and smiling in a garden.
    Marie-Flore Lafontant Chipps, co-founder of Summits Education, talks with her staff. She has had to suspend trips to the schools her NGO serves in remote areas out of Port-au-Prince due to recent attacks.
  • An armed solider walks down a road. He wears a red face covering.
    A member of the G9 gang stands guard in the Delmas 4 area of Port-au-Prince. Almost 100 gangs vie for control of different neighbourhoods and strategic crossroads in the capital.
  • This is a medium shot of Jean-Denis and Jonel Joseph as they look out to the right side of the image.
    Jean-Denis Petitpha and Jonel Joseph lead a neighbourhood association called Canapé-Vert Revèyè. Originally set up to help get children back into school, it now also works to keep the community safe from gangs.
  • Reporter Hafiz Haroun sits on the ground with a group of kids and high-fives a child living in Adré camp.
    Reporter Hafiz Haroun high-fives a child living in Adré camp. Hafiz has visited Chad three times since the start of the war, but says the humanitarian response has barely improved.
  • A group of people are loading a pick-up truck with goods at Ourang refugee camp in eastern Chad.
    A vehicle is loaded with goods at Ourang refugee camp in eastern Chad. Half a million Darfuris have been driven into Chad by the Rapid Support Forces, the paramilitary group that has been fighting Sudan’s regular army since April 2023.
  • A group of metal objects from pieces of a destroyed Russian infantry vehicle collected together.
    The ‘angel of death’ I made from pieces of a destroyed Russian infantry vehicle I found near my village after Russian forces withdrew at the end of March 2022.
  • This is a mixed media image. A pressed flower is placed on black paper and with a white pencil and aircraft is drawn under as if the pressed flower were its rotor blades.
    Hope is to fly again: Before the full-scale invasion, I would travel around the area where I live in a small electric car picking flowers from fields and watching small aircraft that took off from a nearby airfield cruise in the sky.
  • This is a mixed media image of a photograph overlayed by a hand-drawn illustration of a window and a computer next to a cup of water.
    An illustrated photograph of watching Ukrainian air defences intercept Russian missiles outside my window while following air raid movements on my computer.
  • Damages to Zarbeh oil plant in Tirbespiyê, north of Syria after a missile attack by Turkish forces. Photo taken on January 15, 2024.
    The al-Zarba oil field in northeast Syria, pictured after it was hit by an airstrike in mid-January 2024.
  • This is an image of the logo of the UN. Overlayed is a circular radiant from green to orange.
  • This is a graphic showing a man holding a phone. We see him from behind. The graphic is in the style of vector graphics with a gradient tones from red to light yellow.
  • Drone video obtained by Reuters showed a fire raging in the Sudanese city of Omdurman on Monday (May 15) where intense battles are being fought despite Saudi and U.S.-brokered talks between the army and the paramilitary Rapid Support Forces (RSF).
    Fire rages in the Sudanese city of Omdurman, where intense battles have been fought between the army and paramilitary Rapid Support Forces.
  • A wide shot image of a Sudanese woman, who fled the conflict in Murnei in Sudan’s Darfur region, as she walks beside carts carrying her family belongings upon crossing the border between Sudan and Chad in Adre, Chad August 2, 2023.
    A Sudanese woman who fled conflict in Darfur, where the paramilitary Rapid Support Forces has been carrying out mass atrocities, crosses to neighbouring Chad on 2 August 2023.
  • This illustration shows a person with a backpack in a forest with very tall trees. Out of the tree trunks you see a military boot walking out of a trunk to the right and a end of a rifle coming out of another tree on the left.
  • This illustration shows the silhouette of a person standing in front of a computer that is much much larger than the person. On the screen we see two dice the dice facet that faces the viewer shows skulls.
  • This illustration shows a hand holding a piece of chalk. In the background you can see rocks over a bright yellow color.
  • This is an illustration showing the map of Myanmar in deep purple. Overlayed on top is a target cross hair. The shadows of three people are seen walking away form the map.
  • This is a photo taken close to the ground of a group of children leaving a temporary school in Jindires, a town in northwest Syria that was hit hard by last year’s earthquakes.
    Children leave a temporary school in Jindires, a town in northwest Syria that was hit hard by last year’s earthquakes.
  • A picture of rubble with some writing on the wall: “Omar and Usama are still under the rubble.”
    A photo of a bombed building with the words "Omar and Usama are still under the rubble" spray-painted in Arabic.
  • A glove wearing medical gloves holds a pill that contains Wolbachia bacteria over a few containers.
    To combat the threat of dengue, Wolbachia bacteria is being introduced into the mosquito population in Honduras.
  • The outside of Nasser Medical Complex Building C. Outside are ambulances and people waiting.
  • A few ambulances are parked outside on a dirt road.
  • A doctor tends to a man in a wheelchair inside a hospital.
    Staff attend to a patient inside Nasser Hospital in the southern Gazan city of Khan Younis. The facility has been surrounded by Israeli forces for three weeks.
  • A child kneels and paints a painting depicting a tent and a child in front of it.
    Eleven-year-old Ahmad Mahmoud Sanounou has been painting the aftermath of the earthquakes in Jindires, northwest Syria.
  • This is a picture taken in someone's patio. It shows John Ngalabi, a displaced Teke man, surrounded by his family in a courtyard in Kinshasa’s Mombele district.
    John Ngalabi, a displaced Teke man, surrounded by his family in a courtyard in Kinshasa's Mombele district.
  • This is a family portrait pictured inside a hospital room. Berhan Kalyu, 35, holds her severely malnourished newborn son, Berhanu Woldegebrial, as her husband Woldegebrial Abadi, 36, looks on at the Samre Hospital, in Samre, Tigray Region, Ethiopia, June 23, 2023.
    Berhan Kalyu, 35, holds her severely malnourished newborn son at Samre Hospital in Ethiopia's northern Tigray region, where hundreds have died of starvation due to war and drought, on 23 June 2023
  • A few people are walking down a street. Destroyed buildings stand on both sides.
    Destruction left behind by Israeli forces after they withdrew from parts of Khan Younis in southern Gaza on 2 February 2024.

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