In Pakistan, bricks are manufactured by small businesses for local villages and towns throughout the country. In this photograph, men pat down coal in the large kiln below them.
This young girl emerged at sunset following the day’s searing temperatures carrying her brother before wandering off to talk with locals. In the face of an ever growing famine, drought has shattered the family matrix forcing young people to take on roles their parents wished to have filled. During my time in Somalia, I saw the number of children independently caring for siblings was growing spotlighting more than ever the need for international projects.
SYRIA: The UNHCR estimates approximately 6.3 million Syrians are internally displaced whereas 4.9 million people remain in hostile zones within besieged regions of the country.
Bilqis (pictured) remains in an unofficial camp awaiting registration to UNHCR due to a rapid increase in refugees as a result of war.