1999 Photo Contest, General News, Singles, 1st prize
Photographer

Rich Addicks

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

01 January, 1998

A mother comforts her starving child in a feeding center. The Bahr el Ghazal region was the epicenter of a famine that by August threatened over 800,000 people with death. The village of Ajiep, a focus of Western aid, once had a population of under 5,000. But nearly four times as many had gathered around the village in the hope of receiving food.

About the photographer

Rich Addicks

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