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Health Care in Danger photojournalism award - call for entries

29-05-2013 Feature

In collaboration with Visa Pour L'Image, the ICRC is inviting photojournalists to submit their work for the third Visa d'Or Humanitaire competition. The award is part of the global Red Cross Red Crescent Movement's Health Care in Danger campaign.

Previous winners include Catalina Martin-Chico - Yemen, 2011, and Mani - Syria, 2012.

The award and its € 8,000 prize will go to a professional photographer whose work has shed light on the protection of the medical mission in armed violence.

Candidates should send their work to the ICRC Paris delegation.

The Visa d'Or Humanitaire will be presented at Visa Pour L'Image - Perpignan, during a ceremony held on September 5th.

For further information, please contact:

Frédéric Joli ICRC Paris, tel: +33 620494630, email: Frédéric Joli


Photos

Syria, Homs, Karm Al-Zaytoun, 2012. Snipers are responsible for many civilian casualties day after day. Transport to hospital must be carried out with great caution as snipers open fire on any vehicle that is transporting the wounded. This man, who was shot in the chest, did not survive his injuries. 

Syria, Homs, Karm Al-Zaytoun, 2012. Snipers are responsible for many civilian casualties day after day. Transport to hospital must be carried out with great caution as snipers open fire on any vehicle that is transporting the wounded. This man, who was shot in the chest, did not survive his injuries. Mani, winner of the second ICRC Humanitarian Visa d’or photojournalism award, for his photo feature "Inside Syria", produced for the French daily newspaper "Le Monde". (24th “Visa pour l’Image” International Photojournalism Festival – September 2012 – Perpignan, France)
© Mani for Le Monde

Yemen, 2011. Ambulances take huge risks during armed conflicts to reach and transport the wounded and can fall victim to stray bullets. 

Yemen, 2011. Ambulances take huge risks during armed conflicts to reach and transport the wounded and can fall victim to stray bullets. Catalina Martin-Chico, winner of the first ICRC Humanitarian Visa d’or photojournalism award. (23rd “Visa pour l’Image” International Photojournalism Festival – September 2011 – Perpignan, France).
© COSMOS / Catalina Martin-Chico
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