Bardera, Somalia - December 1992 
In Bardera the rain is an opportunity to have a bath and drink some fresh water.

Famine in Somalia

December 1992 - Bardera, Somalia.

"The harrowing faces of starvation, the inert shapes of death. These are the images that have finally brought the world to Somalia's rescue. Why did it take so long, when some repor - ters have been telling the story for months? Such is the power of pictures...."

(Sophronia Scott Gregory - TIME)

 Bardera, Somalia - December 1992 
In Bardera the rain is an opportunity to have a bath and drink some fresh water.

Bardera, Somalia - December 1992 In Bardera the rain is an opportunity to have a bath and drink some fresh water.

 Bardera, Somalia - 20 December 1992 A young girl goes to the central marquee where she can get something to eat.   

Bardera, Somalia - 20 December 1992 A young girl goes to the central marquee where she can get something to eat.

 

 Bardera,  Somalia - December 1992 
An everyday scene in Somalia: the sight of a boy all skin and bones doesn't shock anyone.

Bardera, Somalia - December 1992 An everyday scene in Somalia: the sight of a boy all skin and bones doesn't shock anyone.

 Bardera, Somalia - December 1992 A whole family waits under the rain to fill the pail with something to eat.

Bardera, Somalia - December 1992 A whole family waits under the rain to fill the pail with something to eat.

 Bardera, Somalia - December 1992 An old man, some children, women. Everyone brings a pail to fill, everyone hopes that food will come soon to the Bardera refugees.

Bardera, Somalia - December 1992 An old man, some children, women. Everyone brings a pail to fill, everyone hopes that food will come soon to the Bardera refugees.

 Bardera, Somalia - December 1992 A child with his eyes covered by flies, tries to drink milk from the mother's shriveled breast.

Bardera, Somalia - December 1992 A child with his eyes covered by flies, tries to drink milk from the mother's shriveled breast.

 Bardera, Somalia - December 1992 The food these people eat contains a high percentage of sugar: that's why flies like it.

Bardera, Somalia - December 1992 The food these people eat contains a high percentage of sugar: that's why flies like it.

 Bardera, Somalia - December 1992 The intense glance of a child who is longing for some food.

Bardera, Somalia - December 1992 The intense glance of a child who is longing for some food.