Projects: Angola I - Truce & Consequences: Truce & Consequences

Officers visit soldiers at the government's advanced command post military hospital. The soldiers stepped on landmines or were injured during fighting at the front against UNITA rebels. Despite vast reserves of petroleum, diamonds and natural resources, decades of fighting between FAA (Forca Armada Angolana) forces and UNITA rebels have impoverished Angola and crippled its people.Luena, Angola.Photo © J.B. Russell
Truce & Consequences, November 2001

Officers visit soldiers at the government's advanced command post military hospital. The soldiers stepped on landmines or were injured during fighting at the front against UNITA rebels. Despite vast reserves of petroleum, diamonds and natural resources, decades of fighting between FAA (Forca Armada Angolana) forces and UNITA rebels have impoverished Angola and crippled its people. 

Luena, Angola. 

Photo © J.B. Russell