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RON HAVIV

Based in New York City

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    Women, young girls and boys leave an IDP camp to gather firewood. For some the work will take over 7 hours and lead them past government checkpoints and leave them exposed to attacks. All the people express fear and wish there was a more secure way to gather wood, essential for cooking in the camp. Girls as young as 8 have been raped, attacked and killed trying to get wood.
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    Survivors of the Srebrenica massacre that killed over 7,000 men and young boys during the war in Bosnia at a United Nations displacement camp.
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    Georgian prisoners of war arrive at a hospital after being exchanged for Russian soldiers in Tbilisi, Georgia. They were greeted by family members and friends.
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    Burqas dry outside on a street in Kabul.
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    Daily life in the Gina camp. More than 3.8 million people have died in the Congo conflict since 1998. The majority of people die due to disease and hunger.
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    A girl runs at a camp for internally displaced people in Selia, West Darfur, Sudan.
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    Suspected gang members, some wanted for murder, are presented to members of the media by the National Police in San Salvador, Aug. 18, 2005. Gang violence has grown dramatically since the end of El Salvador's civil war. As the U.S. began to deport Latino gang members who had illegally made their homes in the U.S., gangs in El Salvador, known as "maras," came to resemble Los Angeles gangs in style and culture.
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    Young girls from a school that are suffering from hunger.
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    Orphaned and lost children at the Centre Covedec in Goma. Pastor Patrick Sengoza runs the place with help from the ICRC. At the height of the conflict 194 children were housed and it currently holds 128. Children spontaneously dance and sing in the rain.
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    Russian soldiers move vehicles from one position to another deeper inside Georgian territory.
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    Sudanese Liberation Army (SLA) soldiers in the town of Tabit. There is very little water in the area which houses over 13,000 people. The water is supplied by only 2 hand pumps.
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    Egyptians gather in Tahir Square to protest the Mubarak government on the "Day of Martyrs" for those killed.
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    Customers at the Balthazar restaurant in New York City.
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    Traditional Uighur dancers perform in front of the Erdaqaio bazaar in downtown Urumqi.
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    A Blood gang member shows off his tattoos and scars in Compton, California.
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    David Remnick sits in the Cond? Nast cafeteria in New York, NY on May 22, 2009. Remnick is a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and the editor of The New Yorker magazine. During his 11-year tenure, the magazine has steadily grown, surpassing the one-million-reader threshold for the first time in its history. Remnick pulled the magazine back into the black after nearly two decades of decline--partially from the rise of television culture, and partially due to editors who pushed for more celebrity glitz.
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    Daily life at the Bon Marche Hospital. Medicines Sans Frontiers (Doctors without Borders-MSF) runs the 330 bed hospital free of charge to those in need from Bunia and the Ituri region. The government run hospital in town lacks proper facilities and charges people for health care. More than 3.8 million people have died in the Congo conflict since 1998. The majority of people die due to disease and hunger.
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    Maja Kazazic plays with Winter the dolphin, featured in the film "A Dolphin's Tale," in Clearwater Beach, Fla. Winter is missing her tail and sometimes swims with a prosthetic. In 1993, during the bloody war in Bosnia, Kazazic lost her leg in a bomb blast that killed all six of her friends.
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    Military police at a crime scene, where three women and one man were killed for not paying extortion money to the cartel for their lumber business, in Juarez, Mexico on Sept. 15, 2010.
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    Bullfighting in Juarez.
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    Ronnie Pugh, a Grape Street Crips gang member, stands in the Jordan Downs Projects in Watts, Calif. on March 15, 2006.
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    A U.S. Marine covers the face of a statue of Saddam Hussein with a U.S. flag before the statue was toppled in Baghdad, April 9, 2003.
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    A Serbian couple kisses after the fall of the Croatian city of Vukovar.
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    U.S. Coast Guard personnel evacuate Haitians by boat to a helicopter to be taken to a full service hospital in another part of Haiti, near the district of Carrefour, Port au Prince, Haiti. An earthquake devastated much of the capital, killing thousands of people.
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    Egyptians gather in Tahir Square for Friday prayers and to protest the Mubarak government.
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    Sean Penn, actor and activist with an NGO operating in Haiti brings in supplies to fight cholera.
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    People lie in front of a hospital without treatment at night in Port au Prince, Haiti on Jan. 13, 2010. An earthquake devastated much of the capital, killing thousands of people.
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    People eat food and shop for silk, hats and other goods in Kashgar, China.
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    Haitians flee for the countryside, days after the initial earthquake, in Port au Prince, Haiti.
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    Barbara Harvey, a 68 year old woman who recently became homeless with her dogs Phoebe and Ranger in the parking lot where she sleeps.
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    Several thousand Internally Displaced Tamils from the conflict between LTTE and Government arrive and are living in a church auxillary building for temporary housing. The Sri Lankan Army promised the people would be able to return home soon and were giving food and small amounts of money. The government claims to have "liberated" the area where they lived from the Tamil Tigers.
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    Dr. Vanderpool and his family work at a clinic.
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    A rebel soldier jumps off Colonel Qaddafi's famous statue at his former Bab al-Aziziya compound.
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    The city of Huepethaue and the effects of gold mining on the environment. This area was pristine rain forest twenty years ago.
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    Muslim Siblings who are afflicted with a vision problems explain how they managed to take up shelter at a destroyed mosque after fleeing a government offensive against the Tamil Tigers. A number of civilians were killed and wounded and thousands displaced. The mosque was destroyed in 1990 when the LTTE, a Tamil military group attacked Muslims and ethnically cleansed them from the area.
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    People struggle for a food handouts from Haitian singer Wyclef Jean and his Yele Haiti organization in Cite Soleil, Port au Prince, Haiti on Jan. 24, 2010. An earthquake devastated much of the capital, killing thousands of people.
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    Daily life in Cite Soleil where people are known to purchase and eat cakes made of mud and salt water.
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    Teenagers and Mentors from the Godparents Youth Organization relax at the pool after traveling straight for 24 hours. Jessica
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    A boy is told by the ICRC his parents are still alive in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
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