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Reference : V-P-YE-E-01554
Date : 17/11/2016
Country/Region : YEMEN
Caption : Sana'a. Hamda, a 20-year-old refugee, who fled Somalia.
Photographer : YASIN, Mohammed
Confidentiality level : public
Publication restrictions : publication without restrictions
Copyright : ICRC
Description : Hamda said: “Despite all the difficulties that I have been through, I still have a dream. I want to finish university and build myself up. I will never surrender.” Hamda is trying to spread awareness among her community in the refugee center on a voluntary basis. Herself and her mother struggle to have a better life in Yemen. Despite her mother's reassurances that one day they will go back home, Hamda prefers to live in Yemen where she grew up.
ICRC website photo gallery, 19.12.2016 : “ In Yemen, a journey to the unknown. They came to Yemen from all over in search of a better life. However, those hopes have been jeopardized by a conflict that has raged since March 2015. ICRC spoke to ten people now living in Sana'a to get a sense of the challenges they face.”
ICRC tries to alleviate the suffering of vulnerable migrants by helping restoring family links, collecting and sharing thousands of Red Cross messages.
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Orientation : landscape
Colour/B&W : colour