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…

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…

Since 2006, #UNHCR has built more primary schools in the camps. Today, more children are going to school than ever before. © Saiful huq Omi

Since 2006, #UNHCR has built more primary schools in the camps. Today, more children are going to school than ever before. © Saiful huq Omi

South Sudan, one year later.

South Sudan, one year later.

#Refugee children playing in the rain in Nayapara camp, Cox's Bazaar District, #Bangladesh.  UNHCR / G.M.B. Akash / June 2006

#Refugee children playing in the rain in Nayapara camp, Cox's Bazaar District, #Bangladesh. UNHCR / G.M.B. Akash / June 2006

First day of school for somali #refugee children at #Dadaab refugee camp, 5th Sept, 2011.

First day of school for somali #refugee children at #Dadaab refugee camp, 5th Sept, 2011.

Adolphus: A mosque in Porto Novo, the administrative capital of Benin Republic

Adolphus Opara’s photography

Adolphus: A mosque in Porto Novo, the administrative capital of Benin Republic

Mali refugees' 'Most Important Things' - In Pictures - Al Jazeera English

Mali refugees' 'Most Important Things' - In Pictures - Al Jazeera English

Eritrean refugees in Shimelba refugee camp in #Ethiopia.   UNHCR / F. Courbet / December 2008

Eritrean refugees in Shimelba refugee camp in #Ethiopia. UNHCR / F. Courbet / December 2008

Mali refugees' 'Most Important Things' - In Pictures - Al Jazeera English

Mali refugees' 'Most Important Things' - In Pictures - Al Jazeera English

Per Ayman l'unica cosa importante nella sua vita è sua moglie. Sono scappati dalla Siria a causa del conflitto, in cerca di un posto sicuro dove continuare la loro vita insieme.  Se tu dovessi scappare cosa porteresti con te?  UNHCR/B. Sokol

Per Ayman l'unica cosa importante nella sua vita è sua moglie. Sono scappati dalla Siria a causa del conflitto, in cerca di un posto sicuro dove continuare la loro vita insieme. Se tu dovessi scappare cosa porteresti con te? UNHCR/B. Sokol

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