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May 2013

April 2013

  • Red Light Market toward Coca-Cola Factory is one of the hundreds of areas where people are being suffocated by poor sanitation.
    Red Light Market toward Coca-Cola Factory is one of the hundreds of areas where people are being suffocated by poor sanitation.
  • This child seller on Capital By-Pass near the Capitol, the heart of Liberian government is one of the thousands of children who is not in school.
    This child seller on Capital By-Pass near the Capitol, the heart of Liberian government is one of the thousands of children who is not in school.
  • Jobless and idle Liberians are at the Ministry of Education on Broad Street.
    Jobless and idle Liberians are at the Ministry of Education on Broad Street.
  • Population explosion, pollution, Monrovia cannot hold it anymore.
    Population explosion, pollution, Monrovia cannot hold it anymore.
  • People are dying slowly from these kinds of conditions in Monrovia.
    People are dying slowly from these kinds of conditions in Monrovia.
Red Light Market toward Coca-Cola Factory is one of the hundreds of areas where people are being suffocated by poor sanitation.
Red Light Market toward Coca-Cola Factory is one of the hundreds of areas where people are being suffocated by poor sanitation.

March 2013

  • Preaching on a commuter bus in Monrovia
    Preaching on a commuter bus in Monrovia
  • Mat making around Monrovia by young Liberians
    Mat making around Monrovia by young Liberians
  • One of the most viable Liberian businesses in competition to big oil, Total and NP.
    One of the most viable Liberian businesses in competition to big oil, Total and NP.
  • A day to decorate graves and remember the dead in Liberia
    A day to decorate graves and remember the dead in Liberia
  • Mat making around Monrovia by young Liberians
    Mat making around Monrovia by young Liberians
  • Vamoma House on Tubman Blvd
    Vamoma House on Tubman Blvd
  • Street sellers take over the side walks around Monrovia
    Street sellers take over the side walks around Monrovia
  • Road re-construction on the Point Four Rd.
    Road re-construction on the Point Four Rd.
  • Decoration day: A day to decorate graves and remember the dead in Liberia
    Decoration day: A day to decorate graves and remember the dead in Liberia
  • Women stand by the road in Red Light
    Women stand by the road in Red Light
  • Rush hour traffic jam on Michelin street / Water side
    Rush hour traffic jam on Michelin street / Water side
  • A young boy cools off in the street around the Freeport area / Somalia Dr.
    A young boy cools off in the street around the Freeport area / Somalia Dr.
  • Traffic Lights Via Town Junction / Gabriel Tucker Bridge entrance
    Traffic Lights Via Town Junction / Gabriel Tucker Bridge entrance
  • Traffic during off peak hours
    Traffic during off peak hours
  • Traffic during off peak hours
    Traffic during off peak hours
  • Burning Gabbage around 72nd / SKD Boulevard Junction
    Burning Gabbage around 72nd / SKD Boulevard Junction
Preaching on a commuter bus in Monrovia
Preaching on a commuter bus in Monrovia

February 2013

  • Child sellers: Eleven-year-old Nathaniel Kai says: "I go to morning school and come to sell to help my mother." Young Nathaniel Kai is one of hundreds thousands of children facing such a situation in Liberia today.
    Child sellers: Eleven-year-old Nathaniel Kai says: "I go to morning school and come to sell to help my mother." Young Nathaniel Kai is one of hundreds thousands of children facing such a situation in Liberia today.
  • Traffic safety: Crosswalk without a police officer or a traffic sign implies cross at your own risk.
    Traffic safety: Crosswalk without a police officer or a traffic sign implies cross at your own risk.
  • Rationing electricity: A bank executive supplies generator electricity to locals for $US20.00 a month at the rate of seven hours per day from 7:00 p.m to 2:00a.m. in New Georgia gulf area, Gardnersville, Liberia
    Rationing electricity: A bank executive supplies generator electricity to locals for $US20.00 a month at the rate of seven hours per day from 7:00 p.m to 2:00a.m. in New Georgia gulf area, Gardnersville, Liberia
  • Sanitation hazard: Hundreds of these types of scenes are found around Monrovia in residential areas.
    Sanitation hazard: Hundreds of these types of scenes are found around Monrovia in residential areas.
  • The dark Country/Monrovia
    The dark Country/Monrovia
Child sellers: Eleven-year-old Nathaniel Kai says: "I go to morning school and come to sell to help my mother." Young Nathaniel Kai is one of hundreds thousands of children facing such a situation in Liberia today.
Child sellers: Eleven-year-old Nathaniel Kai says: "I go to morning school and come to sell to help my mother." Young Nathaniel Kai is one of hundreds thousands of children facing such a situation in Liberia today.

 
In this picture, Special Representative of the Secretary-General (SRSG), Ms. Karin Landgren decorates Indian Police Officers and commended them for their contribution to UNMIL and peace in Liberia.
Credit: UNMIL Press

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