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Reference : V-P-YE-E-01550
Date : 17/11/2016
Country/Region : YEMEN
Caption : Sana'a, physical rehabilitation center. Yasser Mustafa is a 45 years old man from Aden, who lost his foot due to a non-treated wound.
Photographer : BAHLAIS, Saleh
Confidentiality level : public
Publication restrictions : publication without restrictions
Copyright : ICRC
Description : Yasser spent years footless, jobless and hopeless. Once he got a prosthesis, he was determinate to go beyond. He had a prosthetic training in Ethiopia: “I was lucky to get a prosthesis that changed my prospective in life, hence everything positively changed. Now I’ve a job where I understand the suffering of people and I want to be of an added value.”
ICRC website photo gallery, 02.12.2016: "Yemen: Disability is not an obstacle. Thousands of people have lost limbs in Yemen since the conflict started in 2015. In fact, reports indicate that an estimated 6,000 people have been left disabled – most as the result of a blast, a mine or sustaining a gunshot."
Original material : digital
Resolution : 5184x3456
Orientation : landscape
Colour/B&W : colour