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Reference : V-P-SV-E-00237
Date : 08/10/2014
Country/Region : EL SALVADOR
Caption : San Salvador, Cojutepeque Penal Center. A detainee filters water in his shoe to drink.
Photographer : CORNEJO, Jesús
Confidentiality level : public
Publication restrictions : publication without restrictions
Copyright : ICRC
Description : The ICRC evaluates the prison population’s conditions of detention and provides humanitarian assistance to detainees when necessary.
Through the ICRC’s water and habit program, the Cojutepeque Penal Center has improved hygiene, sanitation and access to drinking water for detainees. In addition to making structural improvements to these overpopulated prisons, the ICRC helps to improve conditions for prison staff and persons deprived of their freedom.
Original material : digital
Resolution : 5333x3555
Orientation : landscape
Colour/B&W : colour