Amanda Nero Portifolio express

AFGHANISTAN - A group of 13 young Afghan women and men from different backgrounds and ethnicities have spent a week together in the western Afghan city of Herat to exchange experiences, direct and produce a film about migration. “In Afghanistan, women often don’t have a voice and we are here also to represent these voices,” said Shokya, who with her friend Masoma, was one of five women in the group.

CHAD - "One night, an armed group attacked our neighborhood in Bangui. I had to flee, my family did not accept me anymore because my husband was one of them." Since the beginning of the socio-political unrest in the Central African Republic in 2013, the southern border of Chad has seen a continuous influx of Chadians returning from CAR. The situation has led to multiple needs ranging from shelters to the creation of socio-economic activities.

CYCLONE IDAI, MOZAMBIQUE - “The wind was blowing so strong. My husband got on the boat and went after three of our children who were at school. He never came back. I am alone now with our six children. It feels as if my heart has sunk with him,” despairs empty-eyed Gina Manuel.

CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC - Since its independence in 1960, the Central African Republic has experienced many waves of violence. The 2013-2014 conflict had a unprecedented impact on the community fabric, social interactions and the economic well-being of the state and its people. "If there is no peace, what will be the future for my children? We must disarm our hearts. When there is a conflict, we have two options: to settle it with violence or with the dialogue."

BANGLADESH - South Asia, comprising eight countries including Bangladesh, Maldives and Nepal, is affected by a range of natural disasters including floods, glacial lake outburst floods, storm surges, droughts, cyclones and heavy precipitation. These disasters take a huge toll as they displace thousands of people every year.

NIGER - Truck packed with migrants heading to Libya crosses Agadez on its way to Tourayat, Nigerien village. The town of Agadez in the Sahara is a hub for West African migrants travelling to Libya, Algeria and Europe. The trip on this type of truck from Tourayat to Libya can take more than two days.

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