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Reference : V-P-SY-E-00876
Date : 05/2019
Country/Region : SYRIA
Caption : North East Syria, Al Hassakeh Governorate, Al Hol camp for internally displaced persons. This ten-year-old boy was injured before coming to the camp. He had to get surgery on his leg. Before he went for surgery, his siblings cried, thinking they would not see him again.
Photographer : MORTVEDT, Mari Aftret
Confidentiality level : public
Publication restrictions : publication without restrictions
Copyright : ICRC
Description : His mother has been living in a tent for three months and taking care of six children. The eldest one, who is 15, has a disability and the youngest is six months old. "Whenever we get used to our new situation, something happens to make it worse", she says. What keeps her going is the love of her children. "We want to go with you to support you just like you always support us", her daughter says to her before leaving for a medical appointment.
Resolution : 5760x3840
Orientation : landscape
Colour/B&W : colour