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Eight months before this photograph was taken, Taiba, 15, fled her village of Lahmar in Sudan's Blue Nile state. Leaving with nothing but the ragged clothing she was wearing, Taiba, her mother and five brothers embarked on a two-month journey to South Sudan. She regularly went days at a time without eating, wore no shoes, and had nothing to carry water. She stayed alive by scavenging for fruits in the forest and by begging for food and water. During the journey she suffered from diarrhoea…

As a rising tide of refugees continue to flee the brutal violence in Syria and Sudan, photographer .

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Girls smile in an outdoor classroom at the UNICEF-supported Gua Community Girls’ School in Sudan.

Returnees from #Zimbabwe. Arrival Changara Reception centre in Mozambique.   UNHCR/ L. Taylor/ May 1994

Returnees from Arrival Changara Reception centre in Mozambique. UNHCR/ L. Taylor/ May 1994

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Kheltoum, from Bofe in Sudan's Blue Nile state looks into the distance as the sun sets on Jamam camp, Maban County, South Sudan on August UNHCR / B.

New arrivals wait in long lines to register with UNHCR at the Yida refugee camp along the border with North Sudan June 30, 2012 in Yida, South Sudan.   (Paula Bronstein/Getty Images)

JUNE 30: New arrivals wait in long lines to register with UNHCR

New arrivals wait in long lines to register with UNHCR at the Yida refugee camp along the border with North Sudan June 2012 in Yida, South Sudan.

Palwar Primary School in Southern Sudan. The Palwar school is one of three education projects implemented by Jesuit Refugee Service and funded by the U.S. State Department's Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration in Lobone Payam, Southern Sudan. Palwar opened in April 2010.

Walking amidst the lush tall grasses of Eastern Equatoria State in Southern Sudan and looking at the peaceful verdant hills dotted with trees, it is hard to imagine the chaos and carnage that raged throughout the area from 1983 until

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Girls carrying water at the Doro refugee camp in Maban, Upper Nile state in South Sudan.

A young Malian #refugee shelters in M'bere camp near Bassiknouin south-east Mauritania on May 2.  Abdelhak Senna / AFP - Getty Images #Sahel

A young Malian shelters in M'bere camp near Bassiknouin south-east Mauritania on May Abdelhak Senna / AFP - Getty Images

"Easter Sunday in Harlem" by Cartier-Bresson

Henri Cartier-Bresson Easter Sunday, Harlem, New York 1947 “As time passes by and you look at portraits, the people come back to you like a silent echo. A photograph is a vestige of a face, a face in.

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As a rising tide of refugees continue to flee the brutal violence in Syria and Sudan, photographer Brian Sokol, working with the United Nations Refugee Agency, has sought to match faces and stories to

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Série de fotos mostra refugiados e os objetos mais importantes de suas vidas – Nômades DigitaisNômades Digitais

New York-based photographer Brian Sokol captures insightful portraits of Sudanese, Syrian, and Malian refugees who have unfortunately been forced to flee f

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Child in Mugunga camp near Goma, Serious protection needs remain for displaced by Photo by IDMC Geneva

People Photography

One of the great things about taking photos of people is their every-changing expressions, moods, and look in their eyes. When taking photos.

Abun, southern Sudan: A girl weeps while clutching a suitcase in a makeshift camp for internally displaced people

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Abun, southern Sudan: A girl weeps while clutching a suitcase in a makeshift camp for internally displaced people

"We are the best of friends" "نحن أعز الأصدقاء"  This is what Nayla, Hayat and Maryam told me as they hurdled in front of the camera one beautiful summer afternoon in Saida, south #Lebanon.  #Refugee children in Lebanon constitute a little over 50 per cent of the entire refugee population and continue to be the most vulnerable. Their new friendships are proof of the resilience refugees show in the most difficult of situations.  (c) UNHCR/J.Eid

"We are the best of friends" "نحن أعز الأصدقاء" This is what Nayla, Hayat and Maryam told me as they hurdled in front of the camera one beautiful summer afternoon in Saida, south #Lebanon. #Refugee children in Lebanon constitute a little over 50 per cent of the entire refugee population and continue to be the most vulnerable. Their new friendships are proof of the resilience refugees show in the most difficult of situations. (c) UNHCR/J.Eid

Rukayah, 12, loves her new classroom in Peshawar, capital of north-west Pakistans Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, which has hosted hundreds of thousands of Afghan refugees over three decades. UNHCR is providing badly needed financial support for the improvement of schools in refugee-hosting regions, which will provide education for girls and boys. © UNHCR/D.A.Khan

UNHCR - Association of Christian Resource Organizations Serving Sudan

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