Reference : V-P-IL-E-02607
Date : 04/12/2012
Country/Region : ISRAEL
Caption : Ashkelon, Barzilai hospital. This man was a self-employed tractor driver who worked on building sites. His leg had to be amputated after he was hit by a rocket.
Photographer : ELNEKAVE, Mor
Confidentiality level : public
Publication restrictions : publication without restrictions
Copyright : ICRC
Description :
"I can never go back to my previous work, so I'll have to figure out what to do," he said. Quite apart from the physical consequences, the loss of his leg is a severe blow to his family's financial situation.

ICRC website, photo gallery 13.12.2012

Israel and the occupied Palestinian territory: civilians struggle to rebuild their lives

Amid the destruction and trauma generated by the recent hostilities between Israel and Gaza, people have started to repair the damage. The ICRC and its partners from the Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement (the Palestine Red Crescent Society and the Magen David Adom in Israel) continue their humanitarian work.
Original material : digital
Resolution : 2561x1733
Orientation : landscape
Colour/B&W : colour