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Daniel Berehulak January 14, 2011

Posted by Geoffrey Hiller in Pakistan.

Floods in Muzaffargarh. Punjab, Pakistan 2010

Daniel Berehulak (b.1975, Australia) is a New Delhi based photographer for the Getty Images News Service covering the South Asia region and beyond. A native of Sydney, Australia, Daniel studied History at the University of New South Wales. He joined Getty Images in 2002 in Sydney and relocated to London as a staff news photographer in 2005. Daniel’s photos have appeared in publications such as The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Guardian, The Independent, Stern, Time, Newsweek and many more. Daniel’s recent awards include: Photograph of the year, three gold prizes, one silver and one award of excellence. China International Press Photo Contest. First Prize News Folio of the Year, The Press Photographer’s Year Awards. (2010) Honorable mention, UNICEF Photo of the Year (2009). Third  prize People In the News category, World Press Photo (2007).

About the Photograph:

“This photo was taken in a flood relief camp run by the Pakistan Army for flood affected victims from Pakistan’s biggest flood in the country’s history, in August 2010. I had been covering the floods for a few weeks now and came across a large size camp near on the outskirts of Muzaffargarh in Punjab, Pakistan. The children in these photos were the lucky ones, whose families has been accepted into the relief camp. Millions of people had been displaced by the flooding and over 20 million affected. I had seen so many others on the sides of roads begging for food and waiting for handouts from passing motorists. These children had been waiting over two hours in a queues, waiting with their empty pots, waiting to get a few spoon-fulls of soup for their dinner.”