For an optimal experience, please upgrade your browser .
Search
 
 
Heartache and Hope

Heartache and Hope

epa02229164 Palestinian Ahmed Abu Daken poses for photographs at his home in Gaza City, the Gaza Strip, 01 May 2010. His leg had to be amputated after he was hit by a car when leaving his kindergarten in December 2009. At the Artificial Limbs and Polio Center in the Gaza Strip, amputees can get prostheses fitted. They are also given physiotherapy at the clinic to train them to use the artificial limbs. Since the Israeli offensive of 2008-2009, the demand for these services has increased dramatically. As a result, the center, which was established in 1976, is struggling to cope. Some funds and material for the artificial limbs are provided by NGOs like the Red Cross and Islamic Relief. Islamic Relief, whose mission is to help amputees live self-reliant lives within safe and caring communities, began working with the Artificial Limbs and Polio Center in 2004. Using
25541542
false
07e80f22-377a-43b3-b408-99b3d63ea6c7
RM
63
58485,58352,59548,59808,292,1587
false
42-25541542
Stock Photo ID:
42-25541542
Date Photographed:
May 01, 2010
Model Released:
No Release
Property Released:
No Release
Photographer:
Location:
Credit:
© ALI ALI/epa/Corbis
License Type:
Rights Managed (RM)
Category:
Collection:
Max File Size:
15 MB - 1906px × 2905px • 6.00in. × 9.00in @ 300 ppi
Restrictions:
  • Not available for distribution, sale, or license by Corbis' international representatives.
  • Not available for use by the following France publications: L'Express, Le Point, Marianne, Paris Match, Nouvel Observateur, VSD, Expansion, Capital and Entreprendre.
  • Available for license to or for use in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Ireland, France, Italy, Belgium, Macau, and Australia. For multi-territory license please contact your Corbis Account Representative.

Image keywords

See a discrepancy with this image? Send image feedback

Your feedback was successfully submitted.

 

Have questions regarding this image?

Chat with a specialist now

Corbis Sites: