2006 Photo Contest, People in the News, 3rd prize

Jakob Dall

Danish Red Cross

01 November, 2005

Sameena Qureshi mourns the death of her son Naseem (16) in the earthquake that devastated the Kashmir region in October.

Naseem was one of 300 pupils who were killed when their school building collapsed. Three weeks later Sameena, who was living in a camp just 30m away from her former home, collected food from different humanitarian organizations for a memorial meal she could share with neighbors. In the moments before her guests arrive, she prays for her son.

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Jakob Dall

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