Children’s ward in the Korem refugee camp by Sebastiao Salgado (1984)

The photograph titled “Children’s ward in the Korem refugee camp” was taken by Sebastiao Salgado in Ethiopia in the year 1984. The photograph is a powerful black and white image that captures a moment in the children’s ward of the Korem refugee camp. It depicts a woman with a headscarf looking off into the distance with a somber expression. She holds a child close to her, with the child’s face gently resting against her body. The lighting in the photograph highlights their faces and the textures of their clothing, creating a compelling and emotional scene that speaks to the hardship and strength of those affected by the crisis in the refugee camp.

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