post-conflict

After the Bombs: Bint Jbeil, Lebanon (2006)

Photo series from a UN visit to Bint Jbeil after the 2006 conflict between Israel and the Lebanese Hezbollah.

Oil Spills in Niger Delta: Illegal Refineries

Oil theft and illegal refining represent some of the causes of environmental pollution in Niger Delta, besides lack of maintenance and accidents with oil installations. These activities provide profit for a few, whilst damaging the environment and by destroying the mangrove ecosystem also destroy the livelihoods of rural communities.

After the Bombs: Glass Factory in Lebanon (2006)

UN team inspecting bombed glass factory in Lebanon (2006). Shot taken with Olympus C720UZ point-and-shoot camera.

After the Bombs (3)

Impression from Gaza City in May 2009, a few months after the “Operation Cast Lead”. Taken with a borrowed Nikon Coolpix P6000, focal length 63 mm (35mm equivalent), 1/75 s, f/4, ISO 400.

Waste Dumps (4)

Waste dump site near Rafah, Gaza Strip, close to the Egyptian border, viewing north (taken in May 2009)

After the Bombs: Hanging Rubble in Beirut (Lebanon, 2006)

So-called “hanging rubble” is produced by shelling rebar concrete buildings, causing big problems with falling rubble even days after the impact, structural instability etc. making it difficult to demolish the damaged buildings without a long reach demolition excavator. The shot was taken in Dahiya, Beirut (Lebanon) in 2006. Shot taken through the windscreen of a car, dusty atmosphere and sky completely burned out, so needed some editing.