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

A woman weeps for her child who died of malnutrition as the coffin is taken from a church to be buried. The military strategies of the government armed forces and UNITA rebels toward the civilian population caused widespread devastation and a serious famine situation in the country. Aid organizations have had access to large portions of the country only after a cease-fire was signed in April 2002.Caala, Angola.Photo © J.B. Russell
Truce & Consequences, August 2002

A woman weeps for her child who died of malnutrition as the coffin is taken from a church to be buried. The military strategies of the government armed forces and UNITA rebels toward the civilian population caused widespread devastation and a serious famine situation in the country. Aid organizations have had access to large portions of the country only after a cease-fire was signed in April 2002. 

Caala, Angola. 

Photo © J.B. Russell