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BELGIUM-MIGRANTS/HUNGER-STRIKE
RTXEK6H9
July 19, 2021
Amine Khodjaoui, 29, from Algeria, an asylum seeker who is among several hundred migrants requesting...
Brussels, Belgium
Asylum seekers taken part in a hunger strike, in Brussels
Amine Khodjaoui, 29, from Algeria, an asylum seeker who is among several hundred migrants requesting to be regularised by the Belgian government to have access to healthcare, lies in bed with sewed lips, as he takes part in a hunger strike for more than 7 weeks while dozens started a thirst strike on July 16, at the ULB University campus in Brussels, Belgium July 19, 2021. REUTERS/Yves Herman
BELGIUM-MIGRANTS/HUNGER-STRIKE
RTXEK6EP
July 19, 2021
Amine Khodjaoui, 29, from Algeria, an asylum seeker who is among several hundred migrants requesting...
Brussels, Belgium
Asylum seekers taken part in a hunger strike, in Brussels
Amine Khodjaoui, 29, from Algeria, an asylum seeker who is among several hundred migrants requesting to be regularised by the Belgian government to have access to healthcare is checked by a medic, as he lies in bed with sewed lips while he takes part in a hunger strike for more than 7 weeks while dozens started a thirst strike on July 16, at the ULB University campus in Brussels, Belgium July 19, 2021. REUTERS/Yves Herman
BELGIUM-MIGRANTS/HUNGER-STRIKE
RTXEK6B7
July 19, 2021
Amine Khodjaoui, 29, from Algeria, an asylum seeker who is among several hundred migrants requesting...
Brussels, Belgium
Asylum seekers taken part in a hunger strike, in Brussels
Amine Khodjaoui, 29, from Algeria, an asylum seeker who is among several hundred migrants requesting to be regularised by the Belgian government to have access to healthcare, is transported to a hospital, as he takes part in a hunger strike for more than 7 weeks while dozens started a thirst strike on July 16, at the ULB University campus in Brussels, Belgium July 19, 2021. REUTERS/Yves Herman
BELGIUM-MIGRANTS/HUNGER-STRIKE
RTXEK610
July 19, 2021
Omor Belil, an asylum seeker who is among several hundred migrants requesting to be regularised by the...
Brussels, Belgium
Asylum seekers taken part in a hunger strike, in Brussels
Omor Belil, an asylum seeker who is among several hundred migrants requesting to be regularised by the Belgian government to have access to healthcare, is transported to a hospital as he takes part in a hunger strike for more than 7 weeks while dozens started a thirst strike on July 16, at the ULB University campus in Brussels, Belgium July 19, 2021. REUTERS/Yves Herman
BELGIUM-MIGRANTS/HUNGER-STRIKE
RTXEK60Z
July 19, 2021
Omor Belil, an asylum seeker who is among several hundred migrants requesting to be regularised by the...
Brussels, Belgium
Asylum seekers taken part in a hunger strike, in Brussels
Omor Belil, an asylum seeker who is among several hundred migrants requesting to be regularised by the Belgian government to have access to healthcare, is transported to a hospital as he takes part in a hunger strike for more than 7 weeks while dozens started a thirst strike on July 16, at the ULB University campus in Brussels, Belgium July 19, 2021. REUTERS/Yves Herman
BELGIUM-MIGRANTS/HUNGER-STRIKE
RTXEK5DN
July 19, 2021
Asylum seekers, who are among several hundred migrants requesting to be regularised by the Belgian government...
Brussels, Belgium
Asylum seekers taken part in a hunger strike, in Brussels
Asylum seekers, who are among several hundred migrants requesting to be regularised by the Belgian government to have access to healthcare, take part in a hunger strike for more than 7 weeks while dozens started a thirst strike on July 16, at the ULB University campus, in Brussels, Belgium, July 19, 2021. REUTERS/Yves Herman
BELGIUM-MIGRANTS/HUNGER-STRIKE
RTXEK5DM
July 19, 2021
Asylum seekers, who are among several hundred migrants requesting to be regularised by the Belgian government...
Brussels, Belgium
Asylum seekers taken part in a hunger strike, in Brussels
Asylum seekers, who are among several hundred migrants requesting to be regularised by the Belgian government to have access to healthcare, take part in a hunger strike for more than 7 weeks while dozens started a thirst strike on July 16, at the ULB University campus, in Brussels, Belgium, July 19, 2021. REUTERS/Yves Herman
BELGIUM-MIGRANTS/HUNGER-STRIKE
RTXEK5B9
July 19, 2021
Amine Khodjaoui, 29, from Algeria, an asylum seeker who is among several hundred migrants requesting...
Brussels, Belgium
Asylum seekers taken part in a hunger strike, in Brussels
Amine Khodjaoui, 29, from Algeria, an asylum seeker who is among several hundred migrants requesting to be regularised by the Belgian government to have access to healthcare is checked by a medic, as he lies in bed with sewed lips while he takes part in a hunger strike for more than 7 weeks while dozens started a thirst strike on July 16, at the ULB University campus in Brussels, Belgium July 19, 2021. REUTERS/Yves Herman
BELGIUM-MIGRANTS/HUNGER-STRIKE
RTXEK4Z8
July 19, 2021
Yassine Azhari, 24, an asylum seeker from Morocco who is among several hundred migrants requesting to...
Brussels, Belgium
Asylum seekers taken part in a hunger strike, in Brussels
Yassine Azhari, 24, an asylum seeker from Morocco who is among several hundred migrants requesting to be regularised by the Belgian government to have access to healthcare, is taken back to his mattress after having his lips disinfected, as he takes part in a hunger strike for more than 7 weeks while dozens started a thirst strike on July 16, at the ULB University campus in Brussels, Belgium July 19, 2021. REUTERS/Yves Herman TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
BELGIUM-MIGRANTS/HUNGER-STRIKE
RTXEK4Z5
July 19, 2021
Yassine Azhari, 24, an asylum seeker from Morocco who is among several hundred migrants requesting to...
Brussels, Belgium
Asylum seekers taken part in a hunger strike, in Brussels
Yassine Azhari, 24, an asylum seeker from Morocco who is among several hundred migrants requesting to be regularised by the Belgian government to have access to healthcare, is helped to his mattress after having his lips disinfected, as he takes part in a hunger strike for more than 7 weeks while dozens started a thirst strike on July 16, at the ULB University campus in Brussels, Belgium July 19, 2021. REUTERS/Yves Herman
BELGIUM-MIGRANTS/HUNGER-STRIKE
RTXEK4SM
July 19, 2021
Yassine Azhari, 24, an asylum seeker from Morocco who is among several hundred migrants requesting to...
Brussels, Belgium
Asylum seekers taken part in a hunger strike, in Brussels
Yassine Azhari, 24, an asylum seeker from Morocco who is among several hundred migrants requesting to be regularised by the Belgian government to have access to healthcare, has his lips disinfected, as he takes part in a hunger strike for more than 7 weeks while dozens started a thirst strike on July 16, at the ULB University campus in Brussels, Belgium July 19, 2021. REUTERS/Yves Herman
BELGIUM-MIGRANTS/HUNGER-STRIKE
RTXEK4Q7
July 19, 2021
Yassine Azhari, 24, an asylum seeker from Morocco who is among several hundred migrants requesting to...
Brussels, Belgium
Asylum seekers taken part in a hunger strike, in Brussels
Yassine Azhari, 24, an asylum seeker from Morocco who is among several hundred migrants requesting to be regularised by the Belgian government to have access to healthcare, is helped to his mattress, as he takes part in a hunger strike for more than 7 weeks while dozens started a thirst strike on July 16, at the ULB University campus in Brussels, Belgium July 19, 2021. REUTERS/Yves Herman
BELGIUM-MIGRANTS/HUNGER-STRIKE
RTXEK4I2
July 19, 2021
Yassine Azhari, 24, an asylum seeker from Morocco who is among several hundred migrants requesting to...
Brussels, Belgium
Asylum seekers taken part in a hunger strike, in Brussels
Yassine Azhari, 24, an asylum seeker from Morocco who is among several hundred migrants requesting to be regularised by the Belgian government to have access to healthcare, lies in bed with sewed lips next to other migrants, as he takes part in a hunger strike for more than 7 weeks while dozens started a thirst strike on July 16, at the ULB University campus July 19, 2021. REUTERS/Yves Herman
BELGIUM-MIGRANTS/HUNGER-STRIKE
RTXEK4B5
July 19, 2021
Yassine Azhari, 24, an asylum seeker from Morocco who is among several hundred migrants requesting to...
Brussels, Belgium
Asylum seekers taken part in a hunger strike, in Brussels
Yassine Azhari, 24, an asylum seeker from Morocco who is among several hundred migrants requesting to be regularised by the Belgian government to have access to healthcare, lies in bed with sewed lips, as he takes part in a hunger strike for more than 7 weeks while dozens started a thirst strike on July 16, at the ULB University campus July 19, 2021. REUTERS/Yves Herman
BELGIUM-MIGRANTS/HUNGER-STRIKE
RTXEK3MR
July 19, 2021
An asylum seeker who is among several hundred migrants requesting to be regularised by the Belgian government...
Brussels, Belgium
Asylum seekers taken part in a hunger strike, in Brussels
An asylum seeker who is among several hundred migrants requesting to be regularised by the Belgian government to have access to healthcare, shows his sewed lips, as he takes part in a hunger strike for more than 7 weeks while dozens started a thirst strike on July 16, at the ULB University campus July 19, 2021. REUTERS/Yves Herman
BELGIUM-MIGRANTS/HUNGER-STRIKE
RTXEK3L7
July 19, 2021
An asylum seeker who is among several hundred migrants requesting to be regularised by the Belgian government...
Brussels, Belgium
Asylum seekers taken part in a hunger strike, in Brussels
An asylum seeker who is among several hundred migrants requesting to be regularised by the Belgian government to have access to healthcare, shows his sewed lips, as he takes part in a hunger strike for more than 7 weeks while dozens started a thirst strike on July 16, at the ULB University campus July 19, 2021. REUTERS/Yves Herman
BELGIUM-MIGRANTS/HUNGER-STRIKE
RTXEK1X3
July 19, 2021
Asylum seekers who are among several hundred migrants requesting to be regularised by the Belgian government...
Brussels, Belgium
Asylum seekers taken part in a hunger strike, in Brussels
Asylum seekers who are among several hundred migrants requesting to be regularised by the Belgian government to have access to healthcare, take part in a hunger strike for more than 7 weeks while dozens started a thirst strike on July 16, at the Saint-Jean-Baptiste au Beguinage church, in Brussels, Belgium, July 19, 2021. REUTERS/Yves Herman
BELGIUM-MIGRANTS/HUNGER-STRIKE
RTXEK1PY
July 19, 2021
Asylum seekers who are among several hundred migrants requesting to be regularised by the Belgian government...
Brussels, Belgium
Asylum seekers taken part in a hunger strike, in Brussels
Asylum seekers who are among several hundred migrants requesting to be regularised by the Belgian government to have access to healthcare, take part in a hunger strike for more than 7 weeks while dozens started a thirst strike on July 16, at the Saint-Jean-Baptiste au Beguinage church, in Brussels, Belgium, July 19, 2021. REUTERS/Yves Herman
USA-SCHOOLS/CLASS OF 2021
RTXCTY04
March 19, 2021
High school senior, Shane Wolf, 18, attends an online class in which Native American students meet regularly...
Denver, UNITED STATES
The Wider Image: Meet the U.S. students confronting racism, injustice and a pandemic
High school senior, Shane Wolf, 18, attends an online class in which Native American students meet regularly with a Lakota elder, Sid Whiting, in Denver, Colorado, U.S., March 19, 2021. Whiting, a Sican'gu Lakota northern traditional dancer and singer who mentors Native American Denver Public School students, said, young people want to know their heritage. "Their thirst for knowledge, it keeps me going. It keeps me on my toes." REUTERS/Kevin Mohatt SEARCH "CLASS OF 2021" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES
HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/USA-VACCINES
RTX8MOF9
January 16, 2021
Sitting under blazing sun actor Sean Penn quenches thirst during a news conference held the launch mass...
Los Angeles, UNITED STATES
COVID-19 mass-vaccination of healthcare workers takes place at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles
Sitting under blazing sun actor Sean Penn quenches thirst during a news conference held the launch mass COVID-19 vaccination site at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, California, U.S., January 15, 2021. Irfan Khan/Pool via REUTERS
ISRAEL-EMIRATES/INVESTMENT
RTX7RXNA
August 27, 2020
Israeli national flags flutter at a business park also housing high tech companies, at Ofer Park in Petah...
Petah Tikvah, Israel
Israeli tech's 'thirst' for UAE cash must overcome old enmity
Israeli national flags flutter at a business park also housing high tech companies, at Ofer Park in Petah Tikva, Israel August 27, 2020. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun
ISRAEL-EMIRATES/INVESTMENT
RTX7RXN9
August 27, 2020
People walk near office towers at a business park also housing high tech companies, at Ofer Park in Petah...
Petah Tikva, Israel
Israeli tech's 'thirst' for UAE cash must overcome old enmity
People walk near office towers at a business park also housing high tech companies, at Ofer Park in Petah Tikva, Israel August 27, 2020. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun
ISRAEL-EMIRATES/INVESTMENT
RTX7RXN1
August 27, 2020
A man walks past office towers at a business park also housing high tech companies, at Ofer Park in Petah...
Petah Tikva, Israel
Israeli tech's 'thirst' for UAE cash must overcome old enmity
A man walks past office towers at a business park also housing high tech companies, at Ofer Park in Petah Tikva, Israel August 27, 2020. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun
ISRAEL-EMIRATES/INVESTMENT
RTX7RXMW
August 27, 2020
A man is reflected in the facade of an office tower at a business park also housing high tech companies,...
Petah Tikvah, Israel
Israeli tech's 'thirst' for UAE cash must overcome old enmity
A man is reflected in the facade of an office tower at a business park also housing high tech companies, at Ofer Park in Petah Tikva, Israel August 27, 2020. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun
ISRAEL-EMIRATES/INVESTMENT
RTX7RXL3
August 27, 2020
Israeli national flags flutter near office towers at a business park also housing high tech companies,...
Petah Tikvah, Israel
Israeli tech's 'thirst' for UAE cash must overcome old enmity
Israeli national flags flutter near office towers at a business park also housing high tech companies, at Ofer Park in Petah Tikva, Israel August 27, 2020. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun
ISRAEL-EMIRATES/INVESTMENT
RTX7RXKS
August 27, 2020
Israeli national flags flutter in front of an office tower at a business park also housing high tech...
Petah Tikvah, Israel
Israeli tech's 'thirst' for UAE cash must overcome old enmity
Israeli national flags flutter in front of an office tower at a business park also housing high tech companies, at Ofer Park in Petah Tikva, Israel August 27, 2020. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun
ISRAEL-EMIRATES/INVESTMENT
RTX7RXKK
August 27, 2020
A man walks past office towers at a business park also housing high tech companies, at Ofer Park in Petah...
Petah Tikvah, Israel
Israeli tech's 'thirst' for UAE cash must overcome old enmity
A man walks past office towers at a business park also housing high tech companies, at Ofer Park in Petah Tikva, Israel August 27, 2020. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun
AUSTRALIA-DROUGHT/RIVER
RTS2SM0B
October 24, 2019
Reduced to a string of stagnant mustard-coloured pools, fouled in places with pesticide runoff and stinking...
WILCANNIA, Australia
The Wider Image: Thirst turns to anger as Australia's mighty river runs dry
Reduced to a string of stagnant mustard-coloured pools, fouled in places with pesticide runoff and stinking with the rotting carcasses of cattle and fish, the Darling River is running dry. The parched earth of Australia's longest waterway, if tributaries are included, is in the grip of the continent's most severe drought in a century. At Menindee, 830 km west of Sydney, despair has turned to anger as residents blame the government for exacerbating the drought by drawing down river water in 2017 for irrigation and other uses downstream. Locals now avoid using tap water for drinking and washing babies and children, saying it has caused skin irritation, and prefer boxed and bottled water instead. REUTERS/Tracey Nearmy SEARCH "NEARMY DROUGHT" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES. Matching text: AUSTRALIA-DROUGHT/RIVER TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
Wider Image
Wider Image
Thirst turns to anger as Australia's mighty river runs dry
33 PICTURES
AUSTRALIA-DROUGHT/RIVER
RTS2SJLG
October 23, 2019
An injured kangaroo struggles in the muddy riverbed before being put out by concerned campers, on the...
MENINDEE, Australia
The Wider Image: Thirst turns to anger as Australia's mighty river runs dry
An injured kangaroo struggles in the muddy riverbed before being put out by concerned campers, on the Darling River in Menindee, Australia, September 27, 2019. Prolonged drought exacerbated by demands on water resources by irrigators and cities means the Darling River (Barka) is running dry. The towns of Menindee and Wilcannia avoid drinking tap water, relying instead on charity donations of 10-litre boxes of water and rain tank water for potable uses. REUTERS/Tracey Nearmy SEARCH "NEARMY DROUGHT" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
AUSTRALIA-DROUGHT/RIVER
RTS2SJJF
October 23, 2019
The sun rises over dried up lake Pamamaroo, outside of Menindee, Australia, September 2, 2019. Prolonged...
MENINDEE, Australia
The Wider Image: Thirst turns to anger as Australia's mighty river runs dry
The sun rises over dried up lake Pamamaroo, outside of Menindee, Australia, September 2, 2019. Prolonged drought exacerbated by demands on water resources by irrigators and cities means the Darling River (Barka) is running dry. The towns of Menindee and Wilcannia avoid drinking tap water, relying instead on charity donations of 10-litre boxes of water and rain tank water for potable uses. REUTERS/Tracey Nearmy SEARCH "NEARMY DROUGHT" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
AUSTRALIA-DROUGHT/RIVER
RTS2SJJE
October 23, 2019
Sunset Strip residents Peter Cox (L) and Bill Fraser relax with a drink after a community golfing tournament...
MENINDEE, Australia
The Wider Image: Thirst turns to anger as Australia's mighty river runs dry
Sunset Strip residents Peter Cox (L) and Bill Fraser relax with a drink after a community golfing tournament at the Sunset Strip Golf Club on the banks of Menindee Lake in Sunset Strip, Australia, August 31, 2019. Sunset Strip residents believe their house prices have fallen due to the lack of water in the lake. "It affects our daily lives, it affects the values of our houses. I'd only get about half of what I paid for my house," Cox said. REUTERS/Tracey Nearmy SEARCH "NEARMY DROUGHT" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
AUSTRALIA-DROUGHT/RIVER
RTS2SJIQ
October 23, 2019
Barkindji elders David William Clark (C) who is former chair of the NSW State Land Council, Cyril Hunter...
WILCANNIA, Australia
The Wider Image: Thirst turns to anger as Australia's mighty river runs dry
Barkindji elders David William Clark (C) who is former chair of the NSW State Land Council, Cyril Hunter and artist Eddy Harris (L) sit in a cafe in Wilcannia, Australia, September 3, 2019. Prolonged drought exacerbated by demands on water resources by irrigators and cities means the Darling River (Barka) is running dry. The towns of Menindee and Wilcannia avoid drinking tap water, relying instead on charity donations of 10-litre boxes of water and rain tank water for potable uses. "I always think of Australia as the Aboriginal peoples own Garden of Eden, and we lived according to that law and rule," Clark said. "Governments should never have taken ownership of water. Water is the most important commodity on the face of this earth." REUTERS/Tracey Nearmy SEARCH "NEARMY DROUGHT" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
AUSTRALIA-DROUGHT/RIVER
RTS2SJIN
October 23, 2019
The trunk of a gum tree glows as the sun sets over what is left of the Darling River in Menindee, Australia,...
MENINDEE, Australia
The Wider Image: Thirst turns to anger as Australia's mighty river runs dry
The trunk of a gum tree glows as the sun sets over what is left of the Darling River in Menindee, Australia, September 29, 2019. Lined with river red gums, the Darling also waters some of Australia's richest grazing land. Reduced to a string of stagnant mustard-coloured pools, fouled in places with pesticide runoff and stinking with the rotting carcasses of cattle and fish, the Darling River is running dry. REUTERS/Tracey Nearmy SEARCH "NEARMY DROUGHT" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
AUSTRALIA-DROUGHT/RIVER
RTS2SJIM
October 23, 2019
Ngarrindjeri elder and Cultural Director of the Tal-Kin-Jeri Dance Group Major Sumner (Moogy Sumner)...
WILCANNIA, Australia
The Wider Image: Thirst turns to anger as Australia's mighty river runs dry
Ngarrindjeri elder and Cultural Director of the Tal-Kin-Jeri Dance Group Major Sumner (Moogy Sumner) (L) prepares to perform at Yaama Ngunna Baaka Corroboree Festival on the bank of the Darling River in Wilcannia, New South Wales, Australia, October 1, 2019. Recently, Aboriginal communities held special festivals along the river "to heal the Barka". Ochre-painted dancers performed around fires at dusk, revering the river but also seeking to draw attention to its plight. REUTERS/Tracey Nearmy SEARCH "NEARMY DROUGHT" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
AUSTRALIA-DROUGHT/RIVER
RTS2SJIK
October 23, 2019
A dead moth floats in a festering pool in the shrinking Darling River in Menindee, Australia, September...
MENINDEE, Australia
The Wider Image: Thirst turns to anger as Australia's mighty river runs dry
A dead moth floats in a festering pool in the shrinking Darling River in Menindee, Australia, September 27, 2019. Reduced to a string of stagnant mustard-coloured pools, fouled in places with pesticide runoff and stinking with the rotting carcasses of cattle and fish, the Darling River is running dry. REUTERS/Tracey Nearmy SEARCH "NEARMY DROUGHT" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
AUSTRALIA-DROUGHT/RIVER
RTS2SJIJ
October 23, 2019
A Barkindji man, hunter and goat musterer Kyle Philip poses for a photograph with his son Kaleb Philip...
MENINDEE, Australia
The Wider Image: Thirst turns to anger as Australia's mighty river runs dry
A Barkindji man, hunter and goat musterer Kyle Philip poses for a photograph with his son Kaleb Philip at their home in Menindee, Australia, September 2, 2019. Prolonged drought exacerbated by demands on water resources by irrigators and cities means the Darling River (Barka) is running dry. The towns of Menindee and Wilcannia avoid drinking tap water, relying instead on charity donations of 10-litre boxes of water and rain tank water for potable uses. "The river country itself, it doesn't provide as much as what it used to," said Kyle. "We could taste the mud in the meat of the perch," he added. "We couldn't really eat them." REUTERS/Tracey Nearmy SEARCH "NEARMY DROUGHT" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
AUSTRALIA-DROUGHT/RIVER
RTS2SJIG
October 23, 2019
Elanor (Golly) Fay Sloane walks along the dry banks of the Menindee Creek which runs into the Darling...
MENINDEE, Australia
The Wider Image: Thirst turns to anger as Australia's mighty river runs dry
Elanor (Golly) Fay Sloane walks along the dry banks of the Menindee Creek which runs into the Darling River in Menindee, Australia, September 27, 2019. Prolonged drought exacerbated by demands on water resources by irrigators and cities means the Darling River (Barka) is running dry. The towns of Menindee and Wilcannia avoid drinking tap water, relying instead on charity donations of 10-litre boxes of water and rain tank water for potable uses. Sloane says she feels depressed when she thinks about the state of the river, "I can no longer go to river when family pass away, which is my healing process," Sloane said. REUTERS/Tracey Nearmy SEARCH "NEARMY DROUGHT" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
AUSTRALIA-DROUGHT/RIVER
RTS2SJIE
October 23, 2019
An Aboriginal girl holds a baby at Yaama Ngunna Baaka Corroboree Festival on the banks of the Darling...
WILCANNIA, Australia
The Wider Image: Thirst turns to anger as Australia's mighty river runs dry
An Aboriginal girl holds a baby at Yaama Ngunna Baaka Corroboree Festival on the banks of the Darling River in Wilcannia, New South Wales, Australia, October 1, 2019. Recently, Aboriginal communities held special festivals along the river "to heal the Barka". Ochre-painted dancers performed around fires at dusk, revering the river but also seeking to draw attention to its plight. REUTERS/Tracey Nearmy SEARCH "NEARMY DROUGHT" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
AUSTRALIA-DROUGHT/RIVER
RTS2SJID
October 23, 2019
Menindee resident Malachy Philip, 10, does a back flip on his trampoline in Menindee, Australia, September...
MENINDEE, Australia
The Wider Image: Thirst turns to anger as Australia's mighty river runs dry
Menindee resident Malachy Philip, 10, does a back flip on his trampoline in Menindee, Australia, September 1, 2019. Prolonged drought exacerbated by demands on water resources by irrigators and cities means the Darling River (Barka) is running dry. The towns of Menindee and Wilcannia avoid drinking tap water, relying instead on charity donations of 10-litre boxes of water and rain tank water for potable uses. REUTERS/Tracey Nearmy SEARCH "NEARMY DROUGHT" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
AUSTRALIA-DROUGHT/RIVER
RTS2SJI8
October 23, 2019
Participants take part in a traditional smoking ceremony as Aboriginal dance groups prepare to perform...
WILCANNIA, Australia
The Wider Image: Thirst turns to anger as Australia's mighty river runs dry
Participants take part in a traditional smoking ceremony as Aboriginal dance groups prepare to perform at Yaama Ngunna Baaka Corroboree Festival on the bank of the Darling River in Wilcannia, New South Wales, Australia, October 1, 2019. Recently, Aboriginal communities held special festivals along the river "to heal the Barka". Ochre-painted dancers performed around fires at dusk, revering the river but also seeking to draw attention to its plight. REUTERS/Tracey Nearmy SEARCH "NEARMY DROUGHT" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
AUSTRALIA-DROUGHT/RIVER
RTS2SJI5
October 23, 2019
The head, neck and body of the Dark Emu is outlined by the Milky Way Galaxy over the shack of Barkindji...
WILCANNIA, Australia
The Wider Image: Thirst turns to anger as Australia's mighty river runs dry
The head, neck and body of the Dark Emu is outlined by the Milky Way Galaxy over the shack of Barkindji Elder David William Clark near the Darling River in Wilcannia, New South Wales, Australia, September 30, 2019. REUTERS/Tracey Nearmy SEARCH "NEARMY DROUGHT" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
Pictures Report
Pictures Report
Thirst turns to anger as Australia's mighty river runs dry
33 PICTURES
AUSTRALIA-DROUGHT/RIVER
RTS2SJI3
October 23, 2019
Shoes painted with traditional motifs are worn by Barkindji elder Patricia Doyle as she walks through...
MENINDEE, Australia
The Wider Image: Thirst turns to anger as Australia's mighty river runs dry
Shoes painted with traditional motifs are worn by Barkindji elder Patricia Doyle as she walks through her garden drinking a cup of tea made from boxed water at her home in Menindee, New South Wales, Australia, September 29, 2019. At Menindee, 830 km west of Sydney, despair has turned to anger as residents blame the government for exacerbating the drought by draining the river in 2017 floodtimes to irrigate farmland. Locals now avoid using tap water for drinking and washing babies and children, saying it has caused skin irritation, and prefer boxed and bottled water instead. "That was our food source, the river, our water source. That was our livelihood," said Doyle. "When you live on a river and you have to have water brought into your town to drink and survive on, what's that saying? It's saying that our system ... isn't looked after properly." REUTERS/Tracey Nearmy SEARCH "NEARMY DROUGHT" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
AUSTRALIA-DROUGHT/RIVER
RTS2SJI1
October 23, 2019
Ngiyaampaa girl Punta Williams poses for photographs on the dry riverbed before performing at Yaama Ngunna...
WILCANNIA, Australia
The Wider Image: Thirst turns to anger as Australia's mighty river runs dry
Ngiyaampaa girl Punta Williams poses for photographs on the dry riverbed before performing at Yaama Ngunna Baaka Corroboree Festival on the banks of the Darling River in Wilcannia, New South Wales, Australia, October 1, 2019. Recently, Aboriginal communities held special festivals along the river "to heal the Barka". Ochre-painted dancers performed around fires at dusk, revering the river but also seeking to draw attention to its plight. REUTERS/Tracey Nearmy SEARCH "NEARMY DROUGHT" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES. TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
AUSTRALIA-DROUGHT/RIVER
RTS2SJHZ
October 23, 2019
A golf club and ball sit on the sand of the sixth hole at the dirt course during a community golfing...
MENINDEE, Australia
The Wider Image: Thirst turns to anger as Australia's mighty river runs dry
A golf club and ball sit on the sand of the sixth hole at the dirt course during a community golfing tournament, the Sunset Strip Golf Club on the banks of Menindee Lake in Sunset Strip, Australia, August 31, 2019. Prolonged drought exacerbated by demands on water resources by irrigators and cities means the Darling River (Barka) is running dry. The towns of Menindee and Wilcannia avoid drinking tap water, relying instead on charity donations of 10-litre boxes of water and rain tank water for potable uses. REUTERS/Tracey Nearmy SEARCH "NEARMY DROUGHT" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
AUSTRALIA-DROUGHT/RIVER
RTS2SJHX
October 23, 2019
Donated 10 litre boxes of water are stored and distributed at the 103.1FM radio station in Wilcannia,...
WILCANNIA, Australia
The Wider Image: Thirst turns to anger as Australia's mighty river runs dry
Donated 10 litre boxes of water are stored and distributed at the 103.1FM radio station in Wilcannia, Australia, September 3, 2019. Prolonged drought exacerbated by demands on water resources by irrigators and cities means the Darling River (Barka) is running dry. The towns of Menindee and Wilcannia avoid drinking tap water, relying instead on charity donations of 10-litre boxes of water and rain tank water for potable uses. REUTERS/Tracey Nearmy SEARCH "NEARMY DROUGHT" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
AUSTRALIA-DROUGHT/RIVER
RTS2SJHV
October 23, 2019
A field is sprinkled with the remnants of cotton after a harvest in Trangie, Australia, September 4,...
TRANGIE, Australia
The Wider Image: Thirst turns to anger as Australia's mighty river runs dry
A field is sprinkled with the remnants of cotton after a harvest in Trangie, Australia, September 4, 2019. The parched earth of Australia's longest waterway, if tributaries are included, is in the grip of the continent's most severe drought in a century. Drought is weighing on economic growth, and the dire conditions have prompted Australia, a major wheat exporter, to import the grain for the first time in 12 years. REUTERS/Tracey Nearmy SEARCH "NEARMY DROUGHT" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
AUSTRALIA-DROUGHT/RIVER
RTS2SJHU
October 23, 2019
The Barbie dolls of Barkindji elder Patricia Doyle's granddaughter wait in the bathroom to be cleaned...
MENINDEE, Australia
The Wider Image: Thirst turns to anger as Australia's mighty river runs dry
The Barbie dolls of Barkindji elder Patricia Doyle's granddaughter wait in the bathroom to be cleaned at her home in Menindee, New South Wales, Australia, September 29, 2019. At Menindee, 830 km west of Sydney, despair has turned to anger as residents blame the government for exacerbating the drought by draining the river in 2017 floodtimes to irrigate farmland. Locals now avoid using tap water for drinking and washing babies and children, saying it has caused skin irritation, and prefer boxed and bottled water instead. "That was our food source, the river, our water source. That was our livelihood," said Doyle. "When you live on a river and you have to have water brought into your town to drink and survive on, what's that saying? It's saying that our system ... isn't looked after properly." REUTERS/Tracey Nearmy SEARCH "NEARMY DROUGHT" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
AUSTRALIA-DROUGHT/RIVER
RTS2SJHT
October 23, 2019
Sheep and a bird drink from a pool on the riverbed of the Darling River in Menindee, Australia, September...
MENINDEE, Australia
The Wider Image: Thirst turns to anger as Australia's mighty river runs dry
Sheep and a bird drink from a pool on the riverbed of the Darling River in Menindee, Australia, September 27, 2019. Prolonged drought exacerbated by demands on water resources by irrigators and cities means the Darling River (Barka) is running dry. The towns of Menindee and Wilcannia avoid drinking tap water, relying instead on charity donations of 10-litre boxes of water and rain tank water for potable uses. REUTERS/Tracey Nearmy SEARCH "NEARMY DROUGHT" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
AUSTRALIA-DROUGHT/RIVER
RTS2SJHS
October 23, 2019
Charli Parsley, the cat of a Menindee resident, sits near his bowl of water which is filled from a box...
MENINDEE, Australia
The Wider Image: Thirst turns to anger as Australia's mighty river runs dry
Charli Parsley, the cat of a Menindee resident, sits near his bowl of water which is filled from a box of donated water next to the bowl in Menindee, New South Wales, Australia, September 29, 2019. REUTERS/Tracey Nearmy SEARCH "NEARMY DROUGHT" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
AUSTRALIA-DROUGHT/RIVER
RTS2SJHR
October 23, 2019
Holiday resident Gregory Garden smokes a cigarette as he watches the sunset at Yaama Ngunna Baaka Corroboree...
MENINDEE, Australia
The Wider Image: Thirst turns to anger as Australia's mighty river runs dry
Holiday resident Gregory Garden smokes a cigarette as he watches the sunset at Yaama Ngunna Baaka Corroboree Festival on the dry bed of Lake Pamamaroo near the Darling River in Menindee, New South Wales, Australia, October 2, 2019. Recently, Aboriginal communities held special festivals along the river "to heal the Barka". Ochre-painted dancers performed around fires at dusk, revering the river but also seeking to draw attention to its plight. REUTERS/Tracey Nearmy SEARCH "NEARMY DROUGHT" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
AUSTRALIA-DROUGHT/RIVER
RTS2SJHQ
October 23, 2019
A bathroom sink sits near the shack of Barkindji Elder David William Clark near the Darling River in...
WILCANNIA, Australia
The Wider Image: Thirst turns to anger as Australia's mighty river runs dry
A bathroom sink sits near the shack of Barkindji Elder David William Clark near the Darling River in Wilcannia, New South Wales, Australia, September 30, 2019. REUTERS/Tracey Nearmy SEARCH "NEARMY DROUGHT" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
AUSTRALIA-DROUGHT/RIVER
RTS2SJHP
October 23, 2019
Barkindji elder Patricia Doyle uses boxed water to make a cup of tea at her home in Menindee, New South...
MENINDEE, Australia
The Wider Image: Thirst turns to anger as Australia's mighty river runs dry
Barkindji elder Patricia Doyle uses boxed water to make a cup of tea at her home in Menindee, New South Wales, Australia, September 29, 2019. At Menindee, 830 km west of Sydney, despair has turned to anger as residents blame the government for exacerbating the drought by draining the river in 2017 floodtimes to irrigate farmland. Locals now avoid using tap water for drinking and washing babies and children, saying it has caused skin irritation, and prefer boxed and bottled water instead. "That was our food source, the river, our water source. That was our livelihood," said Doyle. "When you live on a river and you have to have water brought into your town to drink and survive on, what's that saying? It's saying that our system ... isn't looked after properly." REUTERS/Tracey Nearmy SEARCH "NEARMY DROUGHT" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
AUSTRALIA-DROUGHT/RIVER
RTS2SJHO
October 23, 2019
Reverend Helen Ferguson from Broken Hill prepares for a church service at the Holy Trinity Menindee Anglican...
MENINDEE, Australia
The Wider Image: Thirst turns to anger as Australia's mighty river runs dry
Reverend Helen Ferguson from Broken Hill prepares for a church service at the Holy Trinity Menindee Anglican Parish in Menindee, Australia, September 1, 2019. The towns of Menindee and Wilcannia have run out of drinkable water and rely on charity donations of 10 litre boxes of water and rain tank water for potable uses. "The river should be flowing," said Ferguson. "When that river flows, the people are just abuzz and the whole town just comes to life. But that hasn't happened for some time now and my prayer is that people don't get worn down through that." REUTERS/Tracey Nearmy SEARCH "NEARMY DROUGHT" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
AUSTRALIA-DROUGHT/RIVER
RTS2SJHN
October 23, 2019
Sunset Strip resident Kay Pickering rakes the sand on the sixth hole at the dirt course during a community...
MENINDEE, Australia
The Wider Image: Thirst turns to anger as Australia's mighty river runs dry
Sunset Strip resident Kay Pickering rakes the sand on the sixth hole at the dirt course during a community golfing tournament at the Sunset Strip Golf Club on the banks of Menindee Lake in Sunset Strip, Australia, August 31, 2019. REUTERS/Tracey Nearmy SEARCH "NEARMY DROUGHT" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
AUSTRALIA-DROUGHT/RIVER
RTS2SJHM
October 23, 2019
Barkindji elders Patricia (Patsy) Quayle (R) and her daughter Patricia Doyle use bottled water at their...
MENINDEE, Australia
The Wider Image: Thirst turns to anger as Australia's mighty river runs dry
Barkindji elders Patricia (Patsy) Quayle (R) and her daughter Patricia Doyle use bottled water at their campsite on the dry lakebed of Lake Pamamaroo at Yaama Ngunna Baaka Corroboree Festival, in Menindee, New South Wales, Australia, October 2, 2019. At Menindee, 830 km west of Sydney, despair has turned to anger as residents blame the government for exacerbating the drought by draining the river in 2017 floodtimes to irrigate farmland. Locals now avoid using tap water for drinking and washing babies and children, saying it has caused skin irritation, and prefer boxed and bottled water instead. "That was our food source, the river, our water source. That was our livelihood," said Doyle. "When you live on a river and you have to have water brought into your town to drink and survive on, what's that saying? It's saying that our system ... isn't looked after properly." REUTERS/Tracey Nearmy SEARCH "NEARMY DROUGHT" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
AUSTRALIA-DROUGHT/RIVER
RTS2SJHK
October 23, 2019
Mal Highet, the founder of Menindee Water Run, poses for photographs after an interview on the Darling...
MENINDEE, Australia
The Wider Image: Thirst turns to anger as Australia's mighty river runs dry
Mal Highet, the founder of Menindee Water Run, poses for photographs after an interview on the Darling River in Menindee, New South Wales, Australia, September 29, 2019. Prolonged drought exacerbated by demands on water resources by irrigators and cities means the Darling River (Barka) is running dry. The towns of Menindee and Wilcannia avoid drinking tap water, relying instead on charity donations of 10-litre boxes of water and rain tank water for potable uses. "It's just sad that a place like Australia has to rely on box water to survive, it's ridiculous. A lot of people in the cities take water for granted," Highet said. REUTERS/Tracey Nearmy SEARCH "NEARMY DROUGHT" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
AUSTRALIA-DROUGHT/RIVER
RTS2SJHI
October 23, 2019
Broadcaster DJ Dolly Foxxx helps distribute donated 10 litre boxes of water for the use of the Wilcannia...
WILCANNIA, Australia
The Wider Image: Thirst turns to anger as Australia's mighty river runs dry
Broadcaster DJ Dolly Foxxx helps distribute donated 10 litre boxes of water for the use of the Wilcannia community from the 103.1FM radio station in Wilcannia, Australia, September 3, 2019. Prolonged drought exacerbated by demands on water resources by irrigators and cities means the Darling River (Barka) is running dry. The towns of Menindee and Wilcannia avoid drinking tap water, relying instead on charity donations of 10-litre boxes of water and rain tank water for potable uses. REUTERS/Tracey Nearmy SEARCH "NEARMY DROUGHT" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
AUSTRALIA-DROUGHT/RIVER
RTS2SJHG
October 23, 2019
Barkindji child Kaleb Philip, rides a motorbike around the family home in Menindee, Australia, September...
MENINDEE, Australia
The Wider Image: Thirst turns to anger as Australia's mighty river runs dry
Barkindji child Kaleb Philip, rides a motorbike around the family home in Menindee, Australia, September 2, 2019. Prolonged drought exacerbated by demands on water resources by irrigators and cities means the Darling River (Barka) is running dry. The towns of Menindee and Wilcannia avoid drinking tap water, relying instead on charity donations of 10-litre boxes of water and rain tank water for potable uses. REUTERS/Tracey Nearmy SEARCH "NEARMY DROUGHT" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
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