Reference : V-P-TN-E-00217
Date : 06/03/2011
Country/Region : LIBYA; TUNISIA
Caption : Choucha camp, a transit camp for migrants who have fled Libya due to the internal armed conflict. Tunisian Red Crescent and ICRC temporary base.
Photographer : GIUSTI, Alessandro
Confidentiality level : public
Publication restrictions : publication without restrictions
Copyright : ICRC
Description : During the first days of life of the transit camp of Choucha close to the Tunisian border with Libya, volunteers of the Tunisian Red Crescent and ICRC staff temporarily settled their base in the middle of the camp. During those days, the camp hosted an average of 15,000 migrants.

ICRC website, Feature 20-04-2011

Tunisia, Choucha Camp: a life between arriving and leaving

Over 250,000 people are estimated to have crossed into Tunisia from Libya since 20 February, fleeing the violence in that country. Almost 4,000 people are still living in Choucha transit camp, 7 km from the border. Despite living in tents under difficult conditions, and despite their uncertain future, these people are trying to live as normal life as possible.

Original material : digital
Resolution : 3264x2448
Orientation : landscape
Colour/B&W : colour