2001 Photo Contest, People in the News, Honorable mention

Claus Bjørn Larsen

Berlingske Tidende

01 March, 2000

A woman waits for food on the main road of Chókwé in Mozambique. The floods that ravaged the country at the beginning of the year had practically destroyed the town. At one time the main road was the only dry point, but by March the waters had begun to subside. Although South African army helicopters had helped with rescue operations and delivering medical supplies in February, it wasn't until March that further international aid arrived.

About the photographer

Claus Bjørn Larsen

Claus Bjørn Larsen (Holbæk, Denmark, 1963) started his career in 1984 as a darkroom volunteer in 1984 for the Danish tabloid Ekstra Bladet. After finishing his military service, ...

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