Reference : V-P-SD-E-00420
Date : 31/08/2005
Country/Region : SUDAN
Caption : North Darfur, Bir Meza. Field surgical team occupying the guards house of the World Food Programme (WFP) compound to conduct surgery.
Photographer : LOUIS, Virginie
Confidentiality level : public
Publication restrictions : publication without restrictions
Copyright : ICRC
Description : Led by head surgeon Dr Victor Uranga, the team arrive in the village of Bir Meza (49 Km north-west of Kutum) to treat a 28 year old SLA (Sudanese Liberation Army) soldier whose leg has been badly broken by a gunshot wound. The team set up shop inside a hut, without electricity or running water, and carry out complex surgery which will save the man's leg.

Original material : digital
Resolution : 2560x1920
Orientation : landscape
Colour/B&W : colour