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Guy Smallman's photos of Afghanistan - a country devastated by war

Issue No. 2292

Refugees collect prescriptions in a tent field hospital run by a German NGO. As landless people they are not eligible for treatment in government hospitals, no matter how desperate their condition. Since setting up 11 months ago the hospital has treated o

Refugees collect prescriptions in a tent field hospital run by a German NGO. As landless people they are not eligible for treatment in government hospitals, no matter how desperate their condition. 


Nasreen with her six children in their canvas dwelling in Kabul’s Chamane Babrak refugee camp. In 2010 one of her children died from a malnutrition-related illness. Like many internally displaced people her family was made homeless after a deal between

Nasreen with her six children in their canvas dwelling in Kabul’s Chamane Babrak refugee camp. In 2010 one of her children died from a malnutrition-related illness. Like many internally displaced people her family was made homeless


An anxious relative waits for a patient to regain consciousness after emergency surgery for stab wounds. Patients rely on family to bring food and buy their medicines and surgical equipment from the local bazaar. Operations were recently delayed for sever

An anxious relative waits for a patient to regain consciousness after emergency surgery for stab wounds. Patients rely on family to bring food and buy their medicines and surgical equipment from the local bazaar. 



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Tue 28 Feb 2012, 18:49 GMT
Issue No. 2292
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