Shut down in 2009, Nexans was the biggest factory located in Chauny in the region of Picardie in the northern east part of France. It ran for over 40 years. 220 workers were laid off with no new prospects for new work in their hometown.
3,500 migrants as of late September 2015 living in this deplorable condition
Inside the local primary school on Arranmore Island, County Donegal, Ireland. The islanders celebrating the 100th year since the school was created. Watching at a photo slideshow of themselves and people living on the island since the past century.
Inside a donation line, mid December 2015. Organizations from all over the UK and France come every weekend to distribute food, clothing and care products to the migrants living in the camp.
Young Fishermen, Ireland, County Donegal on the peer before going on the ferry to Arranmore Island, August 2015. Crab fishing has become popular in the north of Ireland as the demand in the rest of europe is high, a new way for the fishermen on the Island to make a bit of a living.
Some performances are given by artists and musicians on the weekends. Keeping the spirit and hope alive for a better life.
Metal industriel (since 1870) is one of the oldest and few factories still remaining in Chauny, Picardie, France. Metal is being made through molten lava flow. The job is highly dangerous as they have to handle fire by hand and work in over 50 degrees rooms.
A volounteer saying goodbye to a young refugee getting on the ferry to Athens.
Rahaf, Wesam and Aboudi cousins from Syria inside one of the military camps in the town of Thessaloniki, Greece. Early June 2016.
Carrying the cross from west Harlem to the Bronx in memory of the son of god on good Friday. New York, late March 2016.
Aboudi and Wesam two cousins from Syria inside the military camp of Softex in Thessaloniki, Greece. Early June 2016.
Beth-El church, Poughkeepsie, NY. A member sensing "The Holy Spirit" rising as the preacher fuels the audience.
Young migrant covering his eyes from the tear gas thrown by the CRS on the edge of the Calais highway.
St. Michael's Church was the first church built in the Calais jungle. Made out palettes of wood and plastic covers by it´s people, the church still remains today. Early October 2015.
Klardi, 21 years old from Somalia. His face was burned by the French CRS throwing tear gas near the edge of the Calais highway.
Ibrahim Mubarak born in 1982 from Soudan died during the last week of July after being hit by a lorry on the Calais highway. Many of his friends & others from the jungle camp buried him on Wednesday August 4th 2016 in the north cemetery of Calais. There has been 15 death like this one in Calais since the beginning of 2016.
Children playing on the beach located behind the camp. "Here´s England" they say as they point their finger towards the sea.
Tania and her two children left their home city when the Russian/Ukrainian conflict started in the summer of 2014. Viktor, who is a 78 year old pensioner who worked for 40 years as a mine worker was her neighbour in Donetsk. Left alone by his family, Viktor had lost a leg working in the coal mine leaving him disable in the tower block they lived in. Tania went back to Donetsk to rescue him from the shelling.
Mother Anfisa (35), daughter Amira (13), grandmother Svitlana (70) and their dog Nora in their relocated 1 room apartment in Berdyans'k. The living room is also a bedroom where the three women sleep .
View of Berdyans´k city where 16000 IDPs are currently registered and relocated.