05 November 2007

Disaster Conventions

Cite Soleil, Port-au-Prince: Refugees queue up to get food and
supplies from UN peacekeepers after floodwaters and mudslides
caused by tropical storm Noel killed at least 48 people.
Photograph: © Ariana Cubillos/AP

Goma, Democratic Republic of Congo: A mother and
a child sit outside a cholera centre run by Medecins
Sans Frontieres. Photograph: © Lionel Healing/AFP/Getty Images

Here are 2 of the 16 "Pictures of the Week" from the BBC web site last week. Mothers and babies waiting for Humanitarian Aid. Obviously, the are near substitutes.



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