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Reference : V-P-SS-E-01490
Date : 15/08/2019
Country/Region : SOUTH SUDAN
Caption : This woman hasn’t heard of her grandson since 2017. “He was transferred to Malakal and one day, we stopped receiving news. We were told he died but I haven’t seen his body with my eyes and I will believe he’s dead only when I see it.”
Photographer : SERIEX, Florian
Confidentiality level : public
Publication restrictions : publication without restrictions
Copyright : ICRC
Description : The man was sending her money every month so she could survive. She now collects sand that she sells as construction material and rely mostly on humanitarian aid.
In South Sudan, there are countless persons who, like this woman, haven't heard of their missing relatives since months or years. The ICRC is following more than 4,000 cases of South Sudanese who are missing. Most of them have gone missing when fleeing fighting or internal violence.
Resolution : 6720x4480
Orientation : landscape
Colour/B&W : colour