Reference : V-P-GE-E-00787
Date : 29/07/2013
Country/Region : ABKHAZIA; GEORGIA
Caption : Sukhumi. A local nurse is about to take a biological sample from a mother who is looking for her son, missing since the 1992-193 Georgian Abkhaz war. The biological sample is taken in order to be compared with the DNA of exhumed remains.
Photographer : DE VIGUERIE, Véronique
Confidentiality level : public
Publication restrictions : publication without restrictions
Copyright : Getty Images/CICR
Description : The woman is praying that there is no match with the exhumed remains. Indeed, both parents strongly believe that their son is still alive somewhere.
Original material : digital
Resolution : 5760x3840
Orientation : landscape
Colour/B&W : colour