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Manila Street Vendor
Manila
By Ralf Falbe
13 Jun 2016

On Roxas Boulevard in Manila, Philippines, homeless people live on the street next to vendors.

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Homeless Children in Shanty Town
Cebu City
By Ralf Falbe
11 Feb 2016

Homeless children play with an umbrella, while their parents wait for a free consultation with doctors in Cebu City, Philippines. Homeless people live in the tombs at the Chinese cemetery and get free medical treatment once a week provided by the German Doctors and Filipino volunteers.

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Johannesburg
By Fred Lerneryd
31 May 2015

Many of the over 400 residents that live in here don't have their own room. Instead they use curtains as walls.

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Johannesburg
By Fred Lerneryd
31 May 2015

Dineo Mokgwetsi is a single mother. Like many others here, she doesn't have a job, and her opportunities are very limited. She cannot even afford to send her 5 year old daughter Dineo to school.

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Johannesburg
By Fred Lerneryd
31 May 2015

Some of the homeless children in Moth Building.

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Johannesburg
By Fred Lerneryd
31 May 2015

Busi bathing her children in one of the shower booths in the building. There is only cold water, and many of the toilets in the rooms don't work, creating unsanitary conditions and smelling from human feces.

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Johannesburg
By Fred Lerneryd
31 May 2015

Moth children play on the balcony like skipping rope and singing songs. One of the songs says "The cockroach is in my house, the cockroach is in my house".

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Johannesburg
By Fred Lerneryd
31 May 2015

Butle Mohekse watches over a friend's child in the building. All of the women take care of the others children and make sure they are safe.

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Johannesburg
By Fred Lerneryd
31 May 2015

Trophies displayed in someone's space inside the Moth building.

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Johannesburg
By Fred Lerneryd
31 May 2015

Even though the situation and environment is bad, the children is taken care of as much as possible. Mothers make sure the children are well fed and care for them, hoping they will have a better life when they grow up.

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Johannesburg
By Fred Lerneryd
31 May 2015

Ntokozo smoking a cigarette and trying to keep his head straight. In the background, two of his friends are passed out. The weekends in Moth Building is filled with heavy drinking and music from Friday morning until Monday.

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Johannesburg
By Fred Lerneryd
31 May 2015

A resident in the building is ironing her clothes after washing them. She does it once a week, just to make sure she has some routine in her daily life.

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Johannesburg
By Fred Lerneryd
31 May 2015

The place is very crowded, and there is not much room and space for all. Some of the residents sleep in bunkbeds, others on old mattresses, like Rianda Ethel.

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Johannesburg
By Fred Lerneryd
31 May 2015

Magdalena Gadende wants to be a model and a dancer when she grows up.

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Johannesburg
By Fred Lerneryd
31 May 2015

This man lives in the basement in the building. He has no electricity, like many others down there.

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Johannesburg
By Fred Lerneryd
31 May 2015

A view from inside the Moth Building in Johannesburg.

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Johannesburg
By Fred Lerneryd
31 May 2015

Itumeleng is one of the many children in the building. The future for the children here is very limited, without any money it is hard for them to even attend school.

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Surveying Earthquake Damage in Kathmandu
Kathmandu, Nepal
By nomichele
29 Apr 2015

The earthquake, measuring 7.8 Richter, that hit Nepal on Saturday, April 25th, left  behind death and destruction. The capital Katmandu was heavily damaged, leaving temples, stores and buildings reduced to rubble.

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Earthquake Damage in Kathmandu 01
Kathmandu,
By nomichele
27 Apr 2015

Earthquake survivors pass by collapsed buildings in Kathmandu.

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Earthquake Damage in Kathmandu 02
Kathmandu,
By nomichele
27 Apr 2015

Three earthquake survivors (a women, man and child) sit amidst the rubble.

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Kathmandu,
By nomichele
27 Apr 2015

Neighborhood residents sleep, wash, and cook behind the buddhist Stupa.

Every square, yard and open space in Kathmandu is now a camp for survivors who lost their homes in the earthquake.

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Kathmandu,
By nomichele
27 Apr 2015

A man walks through Gangalal Marg, a busy path that connects the tourist area of Thamel with Basantapur and Durbar Square.

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Surveying Earthquake Damage in Kathma...
Kathmandu,
By nomichele
27 Apr 2015

Rubble and garbage from the earthquake litter the streets of Kathmandu.

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Kathmandu,
By nomichele
27 Apr 2015

Rubble from Durbar Square's temples.

Policemen remove dangerous pieces of the Maju Dega Temple's ruins.

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Surveying Earthquake Damage in Kathma...
Kathmandu,
By nomichele
27 Apr 2015

Locals help salvage goods from a building deemed unsafe after an electrical fire. Power infrastructure was significantly damaged by the earthquake and locals now struggle to find electricity.

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Kathmandu,
By nomichele
27 Apr 2015

Locals collect souvenir bricks from Darahara tower's pieces.

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Kathmandu,
By nomichele
27 Apr 2015

The remains of the UNESCO-listed Dharahara Tower in Kathmandu.

It is unclear how many people were killed in the tower, one of the city's premier attractions for both locals and tourists.

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Kathmandu,
By nomichele
27 Apr 2015

The remains of the UNESCO-listed Dharahara Tower in Kathmandu.

It is unclear how many people were killed in the tower, one of the city's premier attractions for both locals and tourists.

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Surveying Earthquake Damage in Kathma...
Kathmandu,
By nomichele
27 Apr 2015

Every square, yard and open space in Kathmandu is now a camp for survivors who lost their homes in the earthquake.

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Kathmandu,
By nomichele
27 Apr 2015

Rubble and debris on street corner is Kathmandu.

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Kathmandu,
By nomichele
27 Apr 2015

Trucks collect debris and rubble from Durbar Square's temples. Many of the most important buildings and temples in Kathmandu were destroyed by the earthquake.

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Kathmandu,
By nomichele
27 Apr 2015

The entrance of Kakeshwar temple in Durbar Square ruined by the earthquake.

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Kathmandu,
By nomichele
27 Apr 2015

An old woman watches the Taleju Temple in Durbar Square, one of the few temples that did not collapsed during the earthquake.

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Kathmandu,
By nomichele
27 Apr 2015

A relief tent in Indra Chowk.

Every square, yard and open space in Kathmandu is now a camp for survivors who lost their homes in the earthquake.

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Kathmandu,
By nomichele
27 Apr 2015

Every square, yard and open space in Kathmandu is now a camp for survivors who lost their homes in the earthquake.

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Kathmandu,
By nomichele
27 Apr 2015

A woman stands behind a ruined building in Thamel, where shops, hotels and temples collapsed during the earthquake.