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A devastating 8.8 magnitude earthquake and a resulting tsunami struck Chile in 2010. Because of this, a group of friends traveled to iLoca, a fishing town, which was the epicenter of this major catastrophe.
They went with the idea of helping the locals. That simple initiative has become a major project of both reconstruction and hope for the people in iLoca.
This production was recorded a year after the tragedy.
“This initiative has provided and built more than 30 houses while dozens others have been repaired and made ready for the cold winter.
The houses built by this initiative are bigger and better than any emergency house given by the chilean government to this date.
This group has created an NGO to continue to help the people affected by this earthquake.”
For more info visit: http://www.hebervega.com/
Amazing photofilm by Rafal Micah – Published on Flak Photo
“The first thing you notice by the sea is the concrete. Kilometers of grey blocks sometimes painted with blue and yellow, the national colors of Ukraine. You can feel the soviet past at once. It looks surreal and it doesn’t match the beautiful landscape that surrounds you. Industrial zones and the iron waste by the sea don’t remind harmonic idyll between nature and man. People have changed the landscape in a very brutal way here. But the sea fights back for its natural shape and territory. Local people seem to respect the power of the sea. Nevertheless at he same time they thoughtlessly devastate it. This wired symbiosis makes this piece of land fascinating. I went to the Ukrainian Black Sea coast to explore this mutual influence and relation between the man and sea. Ukraine is the country in transition and for the last few years has been looking for its new identity. In my opinion so has the Black Sea coast.” — Rafal Milach
Fact: There are only 3 other mother and baby homes in England and Wales for women with addictions and no other specifically for those wanting to escape sex work.
Naomi House is a unique mother and baby home offering intensive support to women who want to break free from addiction and sex-work and give their babies a better start in life. Residents engage in therapies and practical skills sessions and receive intensive parenting support. The project enables vulnerable families to transform their lives and reach their full potential together.
One25 has been working for 15 years in Bristol, benefiting women who are abused and socially marginalised through involvement in street based sex work. Their lives are characterised by chronic ill-health, life-controlling addictions, homelessness and the daily threat of extreme violence. Its mission is to enable these women to break free from this abusive lifestyle and achieve their full potential, and to help them make healthy life choices and foster positive relationships with their families and communities.
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Delving into the life of the visually impaired around the world.
For the photographer Stefano De Luigi, blanco or white, defines the idea of blindness as a constant vision of white. Just as Seurat filled his painter’s canvas, De Luigi fills his photographic canvas with infinite colours which combine as white, reflecting a complex understanding of the world of the blind. Taking this concept as his starting point, De Luigi began a four-year journey delving into the life of the visually impaired around the world. Like much art, it can be hard to contemplate. It can also illuminate our understanding of what it is to be blind.
Photography: Stefano De Luigi and VII Photo Agency
2nd prize in the Wold Press Photo Multimedia Contest
A Sky News exhibition has opened in London telling the stories behind the stories which dominated the news over the past year.
Frontline: A Year of Journalism and Conflict uses interactive exhibits to show how Sky News covered the uprisings in Libya, Egypt and Syria, as well as the riots and looting in England.
Videos feature contributions
from Sky correspondents, and the producers and cameramen they worked with.
It is being staged at Somerset House, and Director of Exhibitions Claire Catterall says she thinks viewers will enjoy the insight.
The Holy Land Experience by Paul Jeffers
The Holy Land Experience is set in tropical Orlando under characteristic palm trees and typical Florida sunshine, a stone throw away from notable world famous destinations such as Univers
al Studios, Walt Disney World and Sea World. The Holy Land Experience attracts 250,000 to 300,000 visitors per year.
There is no fairy floss or rides, nor are there cartoon characters or clowns. At the Holy Land there are Bible stories, replica souks from Jerusalem, Dead Sea scroll stories, prayer gardens and Saviors and Messiahs preaching and walking about. In case visitors get hungry, they can eat with Jesus at the Last Supper scheduled twelve times daily. Guests can be seen taking opportunity to talk with Jesus and costumed staff members all over the park, posing for photos and walking around the various exhibits that attempt to give an impression of ancient Jerusalem.