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HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/INDIA-MEDICAL WASTE
RTX7LMG6
July 24, 2020
Mansoor Khan and his wife Latifa Bibi (pictured below) have been collecting scraps of plastic and other...
New Delhi, India
The Wider Image: "Fear will not fill our bellies": why Indian scavengers risk their lives amid coronavirus...
Mansoor Khan and his wife Latifa Bibi (pictured below) have been collecting scraps of plastic and other items at an enormous landfill site on the outskirts of New Delhi for nearly 20 years. The $5 daily earnings enable their three children to go to school, in search of a better future than their parents' lives amid the stench of rotting garbage. But over the past few months, increasing amounts of biomedical waste have been arriving at the dump - a result, experts say, of the novel coronavirus pandemic and a huge risk for those who work there. Spread over 52 acres and rising more than 60 metres, the site is littered with used, plastic coronavirus test kits, protective gear and cotton stained with blood and pus - among hundreds of tonnes of waste coming daily from across the Indian capital, including small hospitals and nursing homes. Sifting with bare hands, hundreds of scavengers including children expose themselves to a disease that has infected more than 15 million people globally and claimed over 600,000 lives. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi SEARCH "COVID-19 MEDICAL WASTE" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES. TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/INDIA-MEDICAL WASTE
RTX7LIE9
July 24, 2020
Mansoor Khan, 44, a waste collector, walks as he carries a sack of recyclable material after finishing...
New Delhi, India
The Wider Image: "Fear will not fill our bellies": why Indian scavengers risk their lives amid coronavirus...
Mansoor Khan, 44, a waste collector, walks as he carries a sack of recyclable material after finishing work for the day at a landfill site, during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in New Delhi, India, July 9, 2020. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi SEARCH "COVID-19 MEDICAL WASTE" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/INDIA-MEDICAL WASTE
RTX7LIE8
July 24, 2020
A man drives into a landfill site to offload waste from his truck, during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19)...
New Delhi, India
The Wider Image: "Fear will not fill our bellies": why Indian scavengers risk their lives amid coronavirus...
A man drives into a landfill site to offload waste from his truck, during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, New Delhi, India, July 18, 2020. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi SEARCH "COVID-19 MEDICAL WASTE" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/INDIA-MEDICAL WASTE
RTX7LIE5
July 24, 2020
Waste collectors look for recyclable materials at a landfill site, during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19)...
New Delhi, India
The Wider Image: "Fear will not fill our bellies": why Indian scavengers risk their lives amid coronavirus...
Waste collectors look for recyclable materials at a landfill site, during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in New Delhi, India, July 9, 2020. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi SEARCH "COVID-19 MEDICAL WASTE" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/INDIA-MEDICAL WASTE
RTX7LIE3
July 24, 2020
A waste collector walks along a muddy path through a landfill site, during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19)...
New Delhi, India
The Wider Image: "Fear will not fill our bellies": why Indian scavengers risk their lives amid coronavirus...
A waste collector walks along a muddy path through a landfill site, during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in New Delhi, India, July 22, 2020. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi SEARCH "COVID-19 MEDICAL WASTE" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/INDIA-MEDICAL WASTE
RTX7LIE0
July 24, 2020
Mansoor Khan, 44, who works as a waste collector, eats breakfast with his son Latif Khan, 11, outside...
New Delhi, India
The Wider Image: "Fear will not fill our bellies": why Indian scavengers risk their lives amid coronavirus...
Mansoor Khan, 44, who works as a waste collector, eats breakfast with his son Latif Khan, 11, outside their house which is next to a landfill site, during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in New Delhi, India, July 16, 2020. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi SEARCH "COVID-19 MEDICAL WASTE" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/INDIA-MEDICAL WASTE
RTX7LIDY
July 24, 2020
Mansoor Khan, 44, who works as a waste collector, puts on his shoes as he gets ready to look for recyclable...
New Delhi, India
The Wider Image: "Fear will not fill our bellies": why Indian scavengers risk their lives amid coronavirus...
Mansoor Khan, 44, who works as a waste collector, puts on his shoes as he gets ready to look for recyclable materials from a landfill site next to his house, during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in New Delhi, India, July 16, 2020. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi SEARCH "COVID-19 MEDICAL WASTE" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/INDIA-MEDICAL WASTE
RTX7LIDW
July 24, 2020
Shoes belonging to Mansoor Khan, a waste collector, are left outside of his home, next to a landfill...
New Delhi, India
The Wider Image: "Fear will not fill our bellies": why Indian scavengers risk their lives amid coronavirus...
Shoes belonging to Mansoor Khan, a waste collector, are left outside of his home, next to a landfill site, during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in New Delhi, India, July 16, 2020. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi SEARCH "COVID-19 MEDICAL WASTE" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/INDIA-MEDICAL WASTE
RTX7LIDV
July 24, 2020
Rubbish bags stand at a landfill site, near a residential area, during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19)...
New Delhi, India
The Wider Image: "Fear will not fill our bellies": why Indian scavengers risk their lives amid coronavirus...
Rubbish bags stand at a landfill site, near a residential area, during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in New Delhi, India, July 9, 2020. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi SEARCH "COVID-19 MEDICAL WASTE" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/INDIA-MEDICAL WASTE
RTX7LIDU
July 24, 2020
Waste collectors look for recyclable materials at a landfill site, during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19)...
New Delhi, India
The Wider Image: "Fear will not fill our bellies": why Indian scavengers risk their lives amid coronavirus...
Waste collectors look for recyclable materials at a landfill site, during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in New Delhi, India, July 22, 2020. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi SEARCH "COVID-19 MEDICAL WASTE" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/INDIA-MEDICAL WASTE
RTX7LIDT
July 24, 2020
Waste collectors look for recyclable materials near bags of disposed medical waste at a landfill site,...
New Delhi, India
The Wider Image: "Fear will not fill our bellies": why Indian scavengers risk their lives amid coronavirus...
Waste collectors look for recyclable materials near bags of disposed medical waste at a landfill site, during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in New Delhi, India, July 9, 2020. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi SEARCH "COVID-19 MEDICAL WASTE" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/INDIA-MEDICAL WASTE
RTX7LIDS
July 24, 2020
Waste collectors look for recyclable materials among bags of disposed medical waste at a landfill site,...
New Delhi, India
The Wider Image: "Fear will not fill our bellies": why Indian scavengers risk their lives amid coronavirus...
Waste collectors look for recyclable materials among bags of disposed medical waste at a landfill site, during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in New Delhi, India, July 9, 2020. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi SEARCH "COVID-19 MEDICAL WASTE" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES. TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/INDIA-MEDICAL WASTE
RTX7LIDR
July 24, 2020
A dog rests on a pile of rubbish at a landfill site, during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak,...
New Delhi, India
The Wider Image: "Fear will not fill our bellies": why Indian scavengers risk their lives amid coronavirus...
A dog rests on a pile of rubbish at a landfill site, during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in New Delhi, India, July 15, 2020. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi SEARCH "COVID-19 MEDICAL WASTE" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/INDIA-MEDICAL WASTE
RTX7LIDQ
July 24, 2020
A disposed pair of protective eye glasses lie amongst other bits of waste at a landfill site, during...
New Delhi, India
The Wider Image: "Fear will not fill our bellies": why Indian scavengers risk their lives amid coronavirus...
A disposed pair of protective eye glasses lie amongst other bits of waste at a landfill site, during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in New Delhi, India, July 22, 2020. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi SEARCH "COVID-19 MEDICAL WASTE" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/INDIA-MEDICAL WASTE
RTX7LIDO
July 24, 2020
Discarded syringes lie amongst other bits of disposed medical waste at a landfill site, during the coronavirus...
New Delhi, India
The Wider Image: "Fear will not fill our bellies": why Indian scavengers risk their lives amid coronavirus...
Discarded syringes lie amongst other bits of disposed medical waste at a landfill site, during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in New Delhi, India, July 22, 2020. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi SEARCH "COVID-19 MEDICAL WASTE" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/INDIA-MEDICAL WASTE
RTX7LIDN
July 24, 2020
A COVID-19 testing kit lies on the floor at a landfill site, during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19)...
New Delhi, India
The Wider Image: "Fear will not fill our bellies": why Indian scavengers risk their lives amid coronavirus...
A COVID-19 testing kit lies on the floor at a landfill site, during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in New Delhi, India, July 22, 2020. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi SEARCH "COVID-19 MEDICAL WASTE" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/INDIA-MEDICAL WASTE
RTX7LIDM
July 24, 2020
Latifa Bibi, 38, who is married to Mansoor Khan, a waste collector, looks for recyclable materials at...
New Delhi, India
The Wider Image: "Fear will not fill our bellies": why Indian scavengers risk their lives amid coronavirus...
Latifa Bibi, 38, who is married to Mansoor Khan, a waste collector, looks for recyclable materials at a landfill site, during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in New Delhi, India, July 16, 2020. "When I return from there, I feel afraid to enter my house because I have children at home. We are really afraid of this disease," said Bibi. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi SEARCH "COVID-19 MEDICAL WASTE" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/INDIA-MEDICAL WASTE
RTX7LIDL
July 24, 2020
A young waste collector, waits for a truck to offload rubbish onto a landfill site, during the coronavirus...
New Delhi, India
The Wider Image: "Fear will not fill our bellies": why Indian scavengers risk their lives amid coronavirus...
A young waste collector, waits for a truck to offload rubbish onto a landfill site, during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in New Delhi, India, July 16, 2020. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi SEARCH "COVID-19 MEDICAL WASTE" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/INDIA-MEDICAL WASTE
RTX7LIDA
July 24, 2020
A discarded N95 protective face mask lies amongst other bits of disposed medical waste at a landfill...
New Delhi, India
The Wider Image: "Fear will not fill our bellies": why Indian scavengers risk their lives amid coronavirus...
A discarded N95 protective face mask lies amongst other bits of disposed medical waste at a landfill site, during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in New Delhi, India, July 22, 2020. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi SEARCH "COVID-19 MEDICAL WASTE" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/INDIA-MEDICAL WASTE
RTX7LID7
July 24, 2020
A waste collector goes through bags of rubbish as he throws them off the truck into the landfill site,...
New Delhi, India
The Wider Image: "Fear will not fill our bellies": why Indian scavengers risk their lives amid coronavirus...
A waste collector goes through bags of rubbish as he throws them off the truck into the landfill site, during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in New Delhi, India, July 15, 2020. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi SEARCH "COVID-19 MEDICAL WASTE" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/INDIA-MEDICAL WASTE
RTX7LID8
July 24, 2020
A waste collector runs behind a truck carrying rubbish at a landfill site, during the coronavirus disease...
New Delhi, India
The Wider Image: "Fear will not fill our bellies": why Indian scavengers risk their lives amid coronavirus...
A waste collector runs behind a truck carrying rubbish at a landfill site, during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in New Delhi, India, July 15, 2020. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi SEARCH "COVID-19 MEDICAL WASTE" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/INDIA-MEDICAL WASTE
RTX7LID9
July 24, 2020
Disposed medical waste lies on the floor of a landfill site, during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19)...
New Delhi, India
The Wider Image: "Fear will not fill our bellies": why Indian scavengers risk their lives amid coronavirus...
Disposed medical waste lies on the floor of a landfill site, during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in New Delhi, India, July 4, 2020. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi SEARCH "COVID-19 MEDICAL WASTE" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/INDIA-MEDICAL WASTE
RTX7LIC6
July 24, 2020
A waste collector walks through a landfill site, during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak,...
New Delhi, India
The Wider Image: "Fear will not fill our bellies": why Indian scavengers risk their lives amid coronavirus...
A waste collector walks through a landfill site, during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in New Delhi, India, July 9, 2020. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi SEARCH "COVID-19 MEDICAL WASTE" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/INDIA-MEDICAL WASTE
RTX7LIC5
July 24, 2020
A waste collector stands inside a truck at a landfill site, during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19)...
New Delhi, India
The Wider Image: "Fear will not fill our bellies": why Indian scavengers risk their lives amid coronavirus...
A waste collector stands inside a truck at a landfill site, during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in New Delhi, India, July 9, 2020. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi SEARCH "COVID-19 MEDICAL WASTE" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES. TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/INDIA-MEDICAL WASTE
RTX7LIC4
July 24, 2020
Mansoor Khan, 44, a waste collector, washes his trousers with water, after returning from work at a landfill...
New Delhi, India
The Wider Image: "Fear will not fill our bellies": why Indian scavengers risk their lives amid coronavirus...
Mansoor Khan, 44, a waste collector, washes his trousers with water, after returning from work at a landfill site, during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in New Delhi, India, July 22, 2020. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi SEARCH "COVID-19 MEDICAL WASTE" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/INDIA-MEDICAL WASTE
RTX7LIC3
July 24, 2020
Mansoor Khan, 44, a waste collector, goes through bags of rubbish containing personal protective equipment...
New Delhi, India
The Wider Image: "Fear will not fill our bellies": why Indian scavengers risk their lives amid coronavirus...
Mansoor Khan, 44, a waste collector, goes through bags of rubbish containing personal protective equipment (PPE) suits, as he looks for recyclable materials at a landfill site, during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in New Delhi, India, July 9, 2020. "What if we die? What if we get this disease? But fear will not fill our bellies, that is why we have to do this work," said Khan. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi SEARCH "COVID-19 MEDICAL WASTE" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/INDIA-MEDICAL WASTE
RTX7LIC2
July 24, 2020
Mansoor Khan, 44, a waste collector, carries a sack of recyclable materials that he found at a landfill...
New Delhi, India
The Wider Image: "Fear will not fill our bellies": why Indian scavengers risk their lives amid coronavirus...
Mansoor Khan, 44, a waste collector, carries a sack of recyclable materials that he found at a landfill site, during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in New Delhi, India, July 22, 2020. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi SEARCH "COVID-19 MEDICAL WASTE" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/INDIA-MEDICAL WASTE
RTX7LIC1
July 24, 2020
Latifa Bibi, 38, helps her husband Mansoor Khan, 44, a waste collector, carrying a sack of recyclable...
New Delhi, India
The Wider Image: "Fear will not fill our bellies": why Indian scavengers risk their lives amid coronavirus...
Latifa Bibi, 38, helps her husband Mansoor Khan, 44, a waste collector, carrying a sack of recyclable materials that they found at a landfill site, after finishing work for the day, during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in New Delhi, India, July 9, 2020. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi SEARCH "COVID-19 MEDICAL WASTE" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/INDIA-MEDICAL WASTE
RTX7LIC0
July 24, 2020
Mansoor Khan, 44, a waste collector, looks for recyclable materials at a landfill site, during the coronavirus...
New Delhi, India
The Wider Image: "Fear will not fill our bellies": why Indian scavengers risk their lives amid coronavirus...
Mansoor Khan, 44, a waste collector, looks for recyclable materials at a landfill site, during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in New Delhi, India, July 9, 2020. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi SEARCH "COVID-19 MEDICAL WASTE" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/INDIA-MEDICAL WASTE
RTX7LIBZ
July 24, 2020
A waste collector, carries a sack of recyclable materials, after he finishes work for the day at a landfill...
New Delhi, India
The Wider Image: "Fear will not fill our bellies": why Indian scavengers risk their lives amid coronavirus...
A waste collector, carries a sack of recyclable materials, after he finishes work for the day at a landfill site, during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in New Delhi, India, July 15, 2020. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi SEARCH "COVID-19 MEDICAL WASTE" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/INDIA-MEDICAL WASTE
RTX7LIBY
July 24, 2020
Latif Khan, 11, who's father Mansoor Khan works as a waste collector, watches a movie on television inside...
New Delhi, India
The Wider Image: "Fear will not fill our bellies": why Indian scavengers risk their lives amid coronavirus...
Latif Khan, 11, who's father Mansoor Khan works as a waste collector, watches a movie on television inside their home, which is next to a landfill site, during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in New Delhi, India, July 15, 2020. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi SEARCH "COVID-19 MEDICAL WASTE" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/INDIA-MEDICAL WASTE
RTX7LIBW
July 24, 2020
Latifa Bibi, 38, who is married to Mansoor Khan, a waste collector, shields herself from the sun, under...
New Delhi, India
The Wider Image: "Fear will not fill our bellies": why Indian scavengers risk their lives amid coronavirus...
Latifa Bibi, 38, who is married to Mansoor Khan, a waste collector, shields herself from the sun, under a blanket with other waste collectors, at a landfill site during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in New Delhi, India, July 9, 2020. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi SEARCH "COVID-19 MEDICAL WASTE" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/INDIA-MEDICAL WASTE
RTX7LIBV
July 24, 2020
Mansoor Khan, 44, a waste collector, uses a piece of charcoal to clean his teeth, outside his home which...
New Delhi, India
The Wider Image: "Fear will not fill our bellies": why Indian scavengers risk their lives amid coronavirus...
Mansoor Khan, 44, a waste collector, uses a piece of charcoal to clean his teeth, outside his home which is next to a landfill site, during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in New Delhi, India, July 16, 2020. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi SEARCH "COVID-19 MEDICAL WASTE" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/INDIA-MEDICAL WASTE
RTX7LIBU
July 24, 2020
Latifa Bibi, 38, who is married to Mansoor Khan, a waste collector, applies cream onto her dog, outside...
New Delhi, India
The Wider Image: "Fear will not fill our bellies": why Indian scavengers risk their lives amid coronavirus...
Latifa Bibi, 38, who is married to Mansoor Khan, a waste collector, applies cream onto her dog, outside their home which is next to a landfill site, during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in New Delhi, India, July 15, 2020. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi SEARCH "COVID-19 MEDICAL WASTE" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/INDIA-MEDICAL WASTE
RTX7LIBJ
July 24, 2020
Mansoor Khan and his wife Latifa Bibi (pictured below) have been collecting scraps of plastic and other...
New Delhi, India
The Wider Image: "Fear will not fill our bellies": why Indian scavengers risk their lives amid coronavirus...
Mansoor Khan and his wife Latifa Bibi (pictured below) have been collecting scraps of plastic and other items at an enormous landfill site on the outskirts of New Delhi for nearly 20 years. The $5 daily earnings enable their three children to go to school, in search of a better future than their parents' lives amid the stench of rotting garbage. But over the past few months, increasing amounts of biomedical waste have been arriving at the dump - a result, experts say, of the novel coronavirus pandemic and a huge risk for those who work there. Spread over 52 acres and rising more than 60 metres, the site is littered with used, plastic coronavirus test kits, protective gear and cotton stained with blood and pus ? among hundreds of tonnes of waste coming daily from across the Indian capital, including small hospitals and nursing homes. Sifting with bare hands, hundreds of scavengers including children expose themselves to a disease that has infected more than 15 million people globally and claimed over 600,000 lives. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi SEARCH "COVID-19 MEDICAL WASTE" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES. TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
SOCCER-SPAIN-EIB-SOC/
RTS324P4
February 15, 2020
Smoke rises from a landfill site in Zaldibar, February 15, 2020, which collapsed on February 6, trapping...
Zaldibar, Spain
Smoke rises from a landfill site in Zaldibar which collapsed trapping two employees
Smoke rises from a landfill site in Zaldibar, February 15, 2020, which collapsed on February 6, trapping two employees. Nearby Eibar's La Liga match at home to Basque neighbours Real Sociedad scheduled for Sunday has been postponed due to poor air quality in the surrounding area, the Spanish soccer federation (RFEF) has said. REUTERS/Vincent West
SOCCER-SPAIN-EIB-SOC/
RTS324OX
February 15, 2020
Smoke rises from a landfill site in Zaldibar, February 15, 2020, which collapsed on February 6, trapping...
Zaldibar, Spain
Smoke rises from a landfill site in Zaldibar which collapsed trapping two employees
Smoke rises from a landfill site in Zaldibar, February 15, 2020, which collapsed on February 6, trapping two employees. Nearby Eibar's La Liga match at home to Basque neighbours Real Sociedad scheduled for Sunday has been postponed due to poor air quality in the surrounding area, the Spanish soccer federation (RFEF) has said. REUTERS/Vincent West
EUROPE-MIGRANTS/BOSNIA-CAMP
RTS2TQS7
November 01, 2019
Hundreds of migrants from the Middle East and Asia living in a freezing camp in the forests of Bosnia...
Bihac, Bosnia and Herzegovina
The Wider Image: Winter poses new threat to migrants in Bosnian forest camp
Hundreds of migrants from the Middle East and Asia living in a freezing camp in the forests of Bosnia are short of food and bedding and at growing risk as the bitter Balkan winter approaches, aid workers say. Bosnia has faced an upsurge in migrant numbers since Croatia, Hungary and Slovenia closed their borders against undocumented immigration. In June, authorities in the northwest Bosnian town of Bihac moved migrants who were sleeping rough there to an tent settlement at Vucjak, a former landfill site 8 km (5 miles) from the Croatian border. Aid agencies have urged the authorities to close Vucjak and find better accommodation for the migrants as the weather gets colder. REUTERS/Marko Djurica SEARCH "BIHAC CAMP" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES. TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY. Matching text: EUROPE-MIGRANTS/BOSNIA-CAMP
CLIMATE-CHANGE/TITICACA
RTS2PA4L
September 05, 2019
A sign that reads "2000 pesos fine for rubbish dumping" stands in Desaguadero village, Lago Menor, Bolivia,...
Desaguadero, Bolivia
The Wider Image: Lake Titicaca, once considered Andean deity, faces pollution threat
A sign that reads "2000 pesos fine for rubbish dumping" stands in Desaguadero village, Lago Menor, Bolivia, July 12, 2018. REUTERS/Manuel Seoane SEARCH "TITICACA CLIMATE" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
ASIA-WASTE/PHILIPPINES
RTS2OYXS
September 03, 2019
A dog sits in the middle of a small garbage-filled island on a beach in Paranaque City, Metro Manila,...
Paranaque, Philippines
Dog sits in the middle of a small garbage-filled island on a beach in Paranaque City
A dog sits in the middle of a small garbage-filled island on a beach in Paranaque City, Metro Manila, Philippines, July 17, 2019. Picture taken July 17, 2019. REUTERS/Eloisa Lopez
AFRICA-PLASTICS/
RTX72RZS
August 09, 2019
Chips made from recycled plastic bottles are seen before being processed at the Weeco plastic recycling...
Nairobi, Kenya
Chips made from recycled plastic bottles are seen before being processed at the Weeco plastic recycling...
Chips made from recycled plastic bottles are seen before being processed at the Weeco plastic recycling factory at the Athi River industrial zone near Nairobi, Kenya, May 15, 2019. Picture taken May 15, 2019. REUTERS/Baz Ratner
AFRICA-PLASTICS/
RTX72RZM
August 09, 2019
Chips made from recycled plastic bottles are seen before being processed at the Weeco plastic recycling...
Nairobi, Kenya
Chips made from recycled plastic bottles are seen before being processed at the Weeco plastic recycling...
Chips made from recycled plastic bottles are seen before being processed at the Weeco plastic recycling factory at the Athi River industrial zone near Nairobi, Kenya, May 15, 2019. Picture taken May 15, 2019. REUTERS/Baz Ratner
AFRICA-PLASTICS/
RTX72RZF
August 09, 2019
Plastic bottles are stocked to be recycled at the Weeco plastic recycling factory at the Athi River industrial...
Nairobi, Kenya
Plastic bottles are stocked to be recycled at the Weeco plastic recycling factory at the Athi River industrial...
Plastic bottles are stocked to be recycled at the Weeco plastic recycling factory at the Athi River industrial zone near Nairobi, Kenya, May 15, 2019. Picture taken May 15, 2019. REUTERS/Baz Ratner
CANADA-WEATHER/
RTS2AGLR
January 13, 2019
Ice hangs from steel reinforcing bar, part of the landfill from construction sites that forms the manmade...
Toronto, Canada
Ice hangs from steel reinforcing bar at Tommy Thompson Park on Lake Ontario, in Toronto
Ice hangs from steel reinforcing bar, part of the landfill from construction sites that forms the manmade peninsula of Tommy Thompson Park on Lake Ontario, on a day of -14 degrees Celsius (7 Fahrenheit) wind chill in Toronto, Ontario, Canada January 13, 2019. REUTERS/Chris Helgren
GLOBAL-PLASTIC/
RTS2718I
November 22, 2018
Workers clean and prepare plastic collected at Bantar Gebang landfill site for transport to a recycling...
Jakarta, Indonesia
Workers clean and prepare plastic collected at Bantar Gebang landfill site for transport to a recycling...
Workers clean and prepare plastic collected at Bantar Gebang landfill site for transport to a recycling plant in Bekasi, West Java province, Indonesia November 22, 2018. REUTERS/Darren Whiteside
INDIA-POLLUTION/
RTX6G0UI
October 22, 2018
Firefighters try to douse fire as smoke billows from the burning garbage at the Bhalswa landfill site...
Delhi, India
Firefighters try to douse fire as smoke billows from the burning garbage at the Bhalswa landfill site...
Firefighters try to douse fire as smoke billows from the burning garbage at the Bhalswa landfill site in Delhi, India, October 22, 2018. REUTERS/Altaf Hussain TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
INDIA-POLLUTION/
RTX6G0P5
October 22, 2018
Firefighters try to douse fire as smoke billows from the burning garbage at the Bhalswa landfill site...
Delhi, India
Firefighters try to douse fire as smoke billows from the burning garbage at the Bhalswa landfill site...
Firefighters try to douse fire as smoke billows from the burning garbage at the Bhalswa landfill site in Delhi, India, October 22, 2018. REUTERS/Altaf Hussain
INDIA-POLLUTION/
RTX6G0OT
October 22, 2018
A firefighter tries to douse fire as smoke billows from the burning garbage at the Bhalswa landfill site...
Delhi, India
A firefighter tries to douse fire as smoke billows from the burning garbage at the Bhalswa landfill site...
A firefighter tries to douse fire as smoke billows from the burning garbage at the Bhalswa landfill site in Delhi, India, October 22, 2018. REUTERS/Altaf Hussain
INDIA-POLLUTION/
RTX6G0OI
October 22, 2018
Firefighters try to douse fire as smoke billows from the burning garbage at the Bhalswa landfill site...
Delhi, India
Firefighters try to douse fire as smoke billows from the burning garbage at the Bhalswa landfill site...
Firefighters try to douse fire as smoke billows from the burning garbage at the Bhalswa landfill site in Delhi, India, October 22, 2018. REUTERS/Altaf Hussain
INDIA-POLLUTION/
RTX6G0OA
October 22, 2018
Firefighters try to douse fire as smoke billows from the burning garbage at the Bhalswa landfill site...
Delhi, India
Firefighters try to douse fire as smoke billows from the burning garbage at the Bhalswa landfill site...
Firefighters try to douse fire as smoke billows from the burning garbage at the Bhalswa landfill site in Delhi, India, October 22, 2018. REUTERS/Altaf Hussain
ALBANIA-CROATIA/POLLUTION
RTX6C3KN
July 19, 2018
A pig is pictured in front of a pile of rubbish at a landfill of Porto Romano, around 1 kilometre away...
Durres, Albania
Pig is pictured in front of a pile of rubbish at a landfill of Porto Romano in Durres
A pig is pictured in front of a pile of rubbish at a landfill of Porto Romano, around 1 kilometre away from the sea line, in Durres, Albania July 19, 2018. REUTERS/Florion Goga TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
ALBANIA-CROATIA/POLLUTION
RTX6C1XE
July 19, 2018
A pig is pictured in front of a pile of rubbish at a landfill of Porto Romano, around 1 kilometre away...
Durres, Albania
A pig is pictured in front of a pile of rubbish at a landfill of Porto Romano, around 1 kilometre away...
A pig is pictured in front of a pile of rubbish at a landfill of Porto Romano, around 1 kilometre away from the sea line, in Durres, Albania July 19, 2018. REUTERS/Florion Goga
ALBANIA-CROATIA/POLLUTION
RTX6C1WL
July 19, 2018
A pig is pictured in front of a pile of rubbish at a landfill of Porto Romano, around 1 kilometre away...
Durres, Albania
A pig is pictured in front of a pile of rubbish at a landfill of Porto Romano, around 1 kilometre away...
A pig is pictured in front of a pile of rubbish at a landfill of Porto Romano, around 1 kilometre away from the sea line, in Durres, Albania July 19, 2018. REUTERS/Florion Goga
ALBANIA-CROATIA/POLLUTION
RTX6C1WG
July 19, 2018
A woman is pictured in a pile of rubbish at a landfill of Porto Romano, around 1 kilometre away from...
Durres, Albania
A woman is pictured in a pile of rubbish at a landfill of Porto Romano, around 1 kilometre away from...
A woman is pictured in a pile of rubbish at a landfill of Porto Romano, around 1 kilometre away from the sea line, in Durres, Albania July 19, 2018. REUTERS/Florion Goga
ENVIRONMENT-DAY/PLASTIC
RTX67PD0
June 05, 2018
A Vietnamese woman rides past recyclable plastic bottles at Xa Cau village, outside Hanoi, Vietnam June...
Hanoi, Vietnam
A Vietnamese woman drives past recyclable plastic bottles at Xa Cau village outside Hanoi
A Vietnamese woman rides past recyclable plastic bottles at Xa Cau village, outside Hanoi, Vietnam June 5, 2018. REUTERS/Kham TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
ENVIRONMENT-DAY/TURKEY
RTX67OHH
June 05, 2018
Smoke rises from a dumping ground on World Environment Day at the outskirts of southeastern province...
Diyarbakir, Turkey
Smoke rises from a dumping ground on World Environment Day at the outskirts of southeastern province...
Smoke rises from a dumping ground on World Environment Day at the outskirts of southeastern province of Diyarbakir, Turkey June 5, 2018. REUTERS/Umit Bektas
ENVIRONMENT-DAY/TURKEY
RTX67OHF
June 05, 2018
Smoke rises from a dumping ground on World Environment Day at the outskirts of southeastern province...
Diyarbakir, Turkey
Smoke rises from a dumping ground on World Environment Day at the outskirts of southeastern province...
Smoke rises from a dumping ground on World Environment Day at the outskirts of southeastern province of Diyarbakir, Turkey June 5, 2018. REUTERS/Umit Bektas
ENVIRONMENT-DAY/PLASTIC
RTX67O0L
June 05, 2018
Vietnamese women drive past recyclable plastic bottles at Xa Cau village, outside Hanoi, Vietnam June...
Hanoi, Vietnam
Vietnamese women drive past recyclable plastic bottles at Xa Cau village, outside Hanoi
Vietnamese women drive past recyclable plastic bottles at Xa Cau village, outside Hanoi, Vietnam June 5, 2018. REUTERS/Kham
CHILE-ENVIRONMENT/TRASH
RTX5D2EM
March 26, 2018
A mountain which is close to both - an existing waste dump and the new industrial waste processing facility...
Santiago, Chile
The Wider Image: Chile's tiny Til Til faces big trash problem
A mountain which is close to both - an existing waste dump and the new industrial waste processing facility that is being constructed, is seen in Til Til, Chile, September 29, 2017. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado SEARCH "TIL TIL" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
LEBANON-GARBAGE/
RTX4PFX1
February 04, 2018
Piled up garbage is seen in Jiyeh, Lebanon January 29, 2018. Picture taken January 29, 2018. REUTERS/Aziz...
JIYEH, Lebanon
Piled up garbage is seen in Jiyeh
Piled up garbage is seen in Jiyeh, Lebanon January 29, 2018. Picture taken January 29, 2018. REUTERS/Aziz Taher
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