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Asylum Seekers in Spain 09
Barcelona, Spain
By Albert Gonzalez Farran
13 Apr 2015

German Acevedo, 23, from La Paz province, El Salvador, prepares the lunch for his other 10 housemates from Fundacio Putxet, in Barcelona.
German arrived to Europe in summer 2012, running away from the gangs ("pandilleros") in San Salvador. The Spanish Government rejected his asylum request, but he is remaining in the country and attending courses to becomes a social worker in the future. He does not want to go back to El Salvador because he is afraid of being killed by the gangs.

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Asylum Seekers in Spain 11
Barcelona, Spain
By Albert Gonzalez Farran
13 Apr 2015

German Acevedo, 23, from La Paz, El Salvador, chats with the cook Marifa in the kitchen, during the preparation of the lunch for his other 10 housemates from Fundacio Putxet, in Barcelona.
German arrived to Europe in summer 2012, running away from the gangs ("pandilleros") in San Salvador. The Spanish Government rejected his asylum request, but he is remaining in the country and attending courses to becomes a social worker in the future. He does not want to go back to El Salvador because he is afraid of being killed by the gangs.

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Asylum Seekers in Spain 10
Barcelona, Spain
By Albert Gonzalez Farran
13 Apr 2015

German Acevedo (back left), 23, from El Salvador, shares the lunch with (back center and right) Saihou and Houssein, two of his 10 housemates from Fundacio Putxet, in Barcelona, and (foreground) two staff members.
German arrived to Europe in summer 2012, running away from the gangs ("pandilleros") in San Salvador. The Spanish government rejected his asylum request, but he is remaining in the country and attending courses to becomes a social worker in the future. He does not want to go back to El Salvador because he is afraid of being killed by the gangs.

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Italy under eviction
Milan, Italy
By Alice Sassu
14 Jul 2013

Kumara and Mary Serasinghe are from Sri Lanka and they came in Italy eight years ago. They are, as many others, victims of the illegal rent black market. It is estimated that in Italy between 500 thousand and one million apartments are rented in black, resulting in a high tax evasion. For legal immigrants, in fact, the registration of the lease is required to obtain residence and renewal of the residence permit.

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Daily Life - Poverty & Homelessness (...
Yenagoa, Bayelsa, Nigeria
By Tife Owolabi
15 Jun 2013

Kitchen used by the occupants of the uncompleted building in Yenagoa of oil rich Bayelsa state, Nigeria

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Refugee Kitchen
Dalhamiye, Lebanon
By Docphot
13 Feb 2013

The shared kitchen in a partially construction apartment in block housing for Syrian Refugees. All the cooking utensils and cookware has been supplied by the local Lebanese community.

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Refugee Kitchen
Dalhamiye, Lebanon
By Docphot
13 Feb 2013

This shared kitchen in a partially constructed apartment houses Syrian refugees. All the cooking utensils and cookware has been supplied by the local Lebanese community.

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Broken Dishes In A Gaza Home
Gaza City, Palestine
By kkoponen
19 Nov 2012

Broken pottery scattered in a home in Gaza City after an Israeli bombing.

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DAILY LIFE IN ZAATARI REFUGEE CAMP - ...
Zaatari Refugee Camp, Mafraq, Jordan
By Editor's Picks
14 Nov 2012

Syrian refugees, faced with the possibility of an extended stay in Zaatari refugee camp in Jordan, settle in. One couple, despite the uncertainties ahead, decided to marry. Mothers and children resourcefully find places to build shelves, store supplies and do their best to keep the dust down. After long use of outdoor kitchens, women in the camp are relieved to finally have a real kitchen, recently finished, in which to cook and connect with each other, restoring a small sense of normalcy to their lives.

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Zaatari Refugee Camp: Waiting For A K...
Mafraq, Jordan
By Melissa Tabeek
30 Oct 2012

The newly-built kitchens in Jordan’s Zaatari refugee camp have been something many women point to as a redeeming quality of the camp, finally giving them an outlet to provide for their families and enjoy the communal atmosphere among other women cooking. But though many refugees are able to use these kitchens built for the now more than 40,000-strong population in the camp, there are still are some that are not yet functional. October 29, 2012.

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Zaatari Refugee Camp: Cooking Outside...
Mafraq, Jordan
By Melissa Tabeek
29 Oct 2012

The newly-built kitchens in Jordan’s Zaatari refugee camp have been something many women point to as a redeeming quality of the camp, finally giving them an outlet to provide for their families and enjoy the communal atmosphere among other women cooking. But though many refugees are able to use these kitchens built for the now about 40,000-strong population in the camp, there are still are some that are not yet functional. October 29, 2012.

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Aleppo-The FSA Kitchen
Aleppo, Syria
By ameryaseen
21 Sep 2012

The Free Syrian Army soldiers made their kitchen which runs on firewood and fuel oil.