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Reference : V-P-AZ-E-00985
Date : 10/10/2023
Caption : Nagorno Karabakh conflict. Stepanakert/Khankendi. The ICRC searches for people who could not flee the area to provide aid.
Photographer : ALIYEVA, Aida
Confidentiality level : public
Publication restrictions : publication without restrictions
Copyright : ICRC
Description : Source: ICRC website, photo gallery 19/10/2023.

"No effort is being spared as teams work tirelessly across city centre locations and mountain villages, searching for signs of life and anyone who may need help. A small number of people remain in their homes, either by choice or because they were unable to leave by themselves. Some receive medical help or food and water. Others request assistance in contacting loved ones or securing transport to leave.
"Visits to remote communities can take many hours. “We’ve got winter coming”, said Chris Poole, an ICRC weapons contamination expert. “Time is of the essence. We need to get into these areas, with the necessary expertise, with the necessary materials.”
"Calling out to vulnerable people; a colleague uses a loudspeaker with messages in Russian and Armenian languages, to alert people to the presence of our protection team."
Original material : digital
Resolution : 15887x10000
Orientation : landscape
Colour/B&W : colour