Reference : V-P-PE-E-00111
Date : 05/2007
Country/Region : PERU
Caption : Near Accomarca district where an estimated 200 people disappeared during the armed conflict.
Photographer : HEGER, Boris
Confidentiality level : public
Publication restrictions : publication without restrictions
Copyright : ICRC
Description :

2-03-2007 Feature
Bolivia, Ecuador and Peru: institutional priorities for 2007

[...] certain operational components continue to be implemented to deal with the lingering effects of the violence engendered by the armed conflict waged between 1980 and 2000.

The first of these components addresses the need to clarify the fate of people who went missing during the armed conflict in Peru. To this end, the ICRC intends to continue its work to mobilize and raise the awareness of both the authorities and civil society, with a view to stepping up efforts in such areas as exhuming, identifying and returning remains, where possible, to the family. The ICRC contributes to this process by giving funding to institutions specialized in gathering information on missing persons and providing psychosocial support for the families, enabling them to participate and play an important part in the search and clarification process. [...]
Original material : digital
Resolution : 3504x2336
Orientation : landscape
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