Reference : V-P-AF-E-01935
Date : 09/01/2013
Country/Region : AFGHANISTAN
Caption : Kabul, ICRC orthopaedic centre. Double amputee Nasir practices walking with his new artificial limbs. An officer in the army, he lost his legs in 2012 during combat in southern Afghanistan.
Photographer : MAGUIRE, Sean
Confidentiality level : public
Publication restrictions : publication without restrictions
Copyright : ICRC
Description : The centre treats those born with disabilities, as well as those who have lost limbs or become disabled as a result of conflict or accidents. The seven orthopaedic centres operated by the ICRC across Afghanistan are their only source for artificial limbs, physiotherapy and wheelchairs, and for assistance in rejoining the educational system, society and the workforce.
Original material : digital
Resolution : 2592x3888
Orientation : portrait
Colour/B&W : colour