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Reference : V-P-CY-N-00010-04
Date : 08/1974
Country/Region : CYPRUS
Caption : Northern part of the island. ICRC delegates succouring old people, abandoned in deserted villages.
Photographer : VATERLAUS, Max
Person appearing :
SCHMID DE GRUNECK, Harald (delegate, ICRC)
Confidentiality level : public
Publication restrictions : publication without restrictions
Copyright : ICRC
Description : The exodus of people from the controlled area seized by the Turks armed forces drastically emptied the villages of the Northern part of the island. Only a few elderly who did not want or could not leave their home went into hiding and stayed in their house in precarious conditions.
Original material : negative
Resolution : 3500x2260
Orientation : landscape
Colour/B&W : black and white