CopyrightAll photographs and text appearing in the Alissa Everett Photography site are the exclusive intellectual property of Alissa Everett and are protected under United States and international copyright laws. The intellectual property MAY NOT BE DOWNLOADED except by normal viewing process of the browser. The intellectual property may not be copied to another computer, transmitted, published, reproduced, stored, manipulated, projected, or altered in any way, including without limitation any digitization or synthesizing of the images, alone or with any other material, by use of computer or other electronic means or any other method or means now or hereafter known, without the written permission of Alissa Everett and payment of a fee or arrangement thereof. No images are within Public Domain. Use of any image as the basis for another photographic concept or illustration is a violation of copyright. Alissa Everett Photography vigorously protects copyright interests. To secure reproduction rights to any images by email send to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tag Archives: displaced
Young IDP from Swat. Living conditions are difficult in Yar Hussein Camp, Swabi, Pakistan
Pakistan’s crisis – 1.7 million people displaced. In a three week period, over 1.7 million people fled bombing and shelling in their homeland. By car, bus or foot, they moved south, to safety. Most of these Pakistanis from the Swat Valley have found lodging with friends, relatives or in community shelters made primarily of schools. An estimated 20% however, had no where to go.
This 20% of the displaced are living in camps.
The largest of which is Yar Hussein in Swabi where the population surpasses 25,000. The camps are hot and dry, put up makeshift in agricultural land outside of Peshawar. They huddle under canvas UNHCR tents in 110+ degree heat; wait in long lines, three times a day, for food; share latrines; and bathe in an irrigation canal. There are no schools yet, no clinics or running water, and they have no idea how long they will be there.
Living conditions are hot and crowded in Yar Hussein Camp. Temperatures are over 100 degrees daily. Swabi, Pakistan
Young IDPs from Swat waiting in food line at Yar Hussein Camp. Some wait for hours to find no food left. Swabi, Pakistan
Young girls from Swat washing in an irrigation canal. Yar Hussein Camp, Swabi, Pakistan
A mother holds her sick 3-year old child. His severe diarrhea can be lethal in the soaring heat. Yar Hussein Camp, Swabi, Pakistan
Men fight for the remaining pieces of bread (roti) being handed out at 11pm. Many have been waiting since 7pm for food. Yar Hussein Camp, Swabi, Pakistan