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Food Crisis in The Republic of Niger 2005


"Are we condemned to be largely spectators? Can we affect the course of events? Can we claim 'compassion fatigue' when we show no sign of consumption fatigue?" Salgado.


A severe but localized food security crisis occurred in the regions of northern Maradi, Tahoua, Tillabéri, and Zinder of Niger from 2005 to 2006. It was caused by an early end to the 2004 rains, desert locust damage to some pasture lands, high food prices, and chronic poverty.

Fifty Two Fridays. Afghanistan 2001-2002


"The power of photography to reveal to us what is unseen, what is seen but unnoticed: an unpercieved presence, a powerful absence." E. Galeano.



A personal black and white documentary representing my own views on the year I spent in Kabul with the Red Cross.

International Red Cross, Afghanistan. 



"Neutrality, independance and impariality", essential to enable humanitarian assistance.





In Being Vulnerable, Reto Stocker, outgoing head of ICRC Afghanistan, explains how strict adherence to the principles of neutrality, independence and impartiality allowed the organization to gain the trust of Afghans and fullfill its humanitarian mandate. Mr. Stocker also looks back at the moments and events that shaped the action of his delegation between 2005 and 2012 and the operational dialogue he led with US authorities, the Talibans, the Afghan government and others on a range of critical IHL-related issues, including detention and the conduct of hostilities.

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