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

Landmine victims learning to walk with newly fitted prosthetic legs at the Vietnam Veterans Association Foundation (VVAF) workshop. Despite vast reserves of petroleum, diamonds and natural resources, decades of fighting between FAA (Forca Armada Angolana) forces and UNITA rebels have riddled Angola with landmines that cripple and impoverish the country's population.Luena, Angola.Photo © J.B. Russell
Truce & Consequences, December 2001

Landmine victims learning to walk with newly fitted prosthetic legs at the Vietnam Veterans Association Foundation (VVAF) workshop. Despite vast reserves of petroleum, diamonds and natural resources, decades of fighting between FAA (Forca Armada Angolana) forces and UNITA rebels have riddled Angola with landmines that cripple and impoverish the country's population. 

Luena, Angola. 

Photo © J.B. Russell