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

Following the death of Jonas Savimbi a ceasefire between UNITA rebels and government armed forces was signed on the 4th of April 2002 ending 27 years of civil war. The long conflict devastated the country and caused a humanitarian disaster. Little remains of the country's infrastructure, towns, hospitals or schools.Kuito, Angola.Photo © J.B. Russell
Truce & Consequences, August 2002

Following the death of Jonas Savimbi a ceasefire between UNITA rebels and government armed forces was signed on the 4th of April 2002 ending 27 years of civil war. The long conflict devastated the country and caused a humanitarian disaster. Little remains of the country's infrastructure, towns, hospitals or schools. 

Kuito, Angola. 

Photo © J.B. Russell