2002 Photo Contest, Daily Life, 3rd prize

Tim Dirven

Panos Pictures for De Morgen

01 December, 2001

A severely malnourished woman is brought to a clinic. Despite the work of international aid agencies, food district is still inadequate in many areas. After years of drought, warfare and an US-led bombing campaign, Afghanis try to maintain their traditions. The fall of the Taliban regime brought some stability, but widespread malnutrition and harsh living conditions remain.

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Tim Dirven

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