Mike Goldwater
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Tuculabab camp, Sudan, 1984; Refugees walking for a month through mountains to escape famine in Ethiopia arrive at Tuculabab to find few facilities set up to receive them.

Mike Goldwater
Mike Goldwater

Eritrea, 1983; During a severe drought Beniamer nomads water their camels from a shallow well dug into the bed of a dry river. 

Mike Goldwater
Mike Goldwater

El Salvador, March 1982: A soldier steps out of a tailor's workshop during a battle between the army and guerrilla units in Cuscatancingo, a poor suburb of San Salvador. The tailor lies dead on the floor, killed by a stray bullet.

Mike Goldwater
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El Salvador, March 1982: Families displaced by army invasions into territory contested by the FMLN guerrillas take refuge at a temporary site in the small town of Berlin. Photo by Mike Goldwater

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El Salvador, 1982: Temporary mortuary at an army post in Cuscatancingo for soldiers killed in fighting the day before. 

Mike Goldwater
Mike Goldwater

El Salvador 1984: Salvadoran troops cross the river Torola into guerrilla-held territory in Morazan Province.  

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El Salvador, 1984: Soldiers from the Cuscatlan Brigade prepare to carry two of their men, wounded in a guerrilla ambush during an army sweep through a guerrilla-held area in Morazan, to a helicopter for evacuation to San Miguel.

Mike Goldwater
Mike Goldwater

El Salvador, 1984: - A mother shields her child in a bomb shelter during an air-raid by the Salvadorean airfoce on Guazapa - an area under FPL control. 

Mike Goldwater
Mike Goldwater

El Salvador,  1984 : FPL guerrillas bring in their catch after fishing all night on Ceron Grande lake, Guazapa. Boats were sunk beneath weed at the water’s edge during the day to avoid detection by the Salvadorean air force.

Mike Goldwater
Mike Goldwater

Georgia, October 1993; After the fall of Sukhumi the day before to Abkhazian forces Ochamchire is now a frontline town. Georgians desperate to leave on the last train out of the town crowd onto the cattle-truck.

Mike Goldwater
Mike Goldwater

Georgia, October 1993; Government troops, many of them volunteers, retreat from the front line. They were later disarmed by troops loyal to ex-president Gamzakurdia.

Mike Goldwater
Mike Goldwater

Georgia, October 1993; On the day after the fall of Sukhumi to Abkhazian separatist forces, passengers at Ochamchire railway station wait on the last train to leave south to safety. 

Mike Goldwater
Mike Goldwater

Georgia, 29th September 1993: Ex-president Gamzakurdia making a brief visit to the military HQ in Ochamchire. By blocking the re-supply of government troops he had ensured that Sukhumi would fall to the Abkhazians. Two days later he abandonded the whole region to advancing Abkhazian forces leaving Geogians to fend for themselves. Ochamchire was the next town to fall to advancing Abkhazian forces.

Mike Goldwater
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Georgia, September 1993; Fearing an advance by Abkhazian forces further south, this family cross the Zugdidi bridge to relative safety.

Mike Goldwater
Mike Goldwater

Paraguay-Brazil border, October 1992; Spectators watch as water pours down the spillway of the newly built Itaipu hydro-electic dam for the first time. Providing electricity to Paraguay and Brazil, the dam flooded arable land and displaced 40,000 people. 

Mike Goldwater
Mike Goldwater

Bangladesh, September 1998: After severe flooding from monsoon rains a woman swims through flooded streets in a Dacca neighbourhood to fetch drinking water.

Mike Goldwater
Mike Goldwater

Cambodia, 1987: Children enjoy water pouring from a newly drilled bore-hole that will become their village water supply. 

Mike Goldwater
Mike Goldwater

Assam, India, 1999: A farmer in Charrapunjee, one of the wettest places on earth with an annual rainfall of over 1,200 cm. Over his back he wears a locally-made rain hood that allows him to have his hands free while he works in the fields. 

Mike Goldwater
Mike Goldwater

Acre Province, Amazon Rainforest, Brazil: Ashaninka Indians apply face-paint each day, in a design that reflects their mood. Men take just as much care of their appearance as women. 

Mike Goldwater
Mike Goldwater

River Amonia, Acre Province, Amazon Rainforest, Brazil: One of the chief's sons works thread into a pattern on a hunting arrow.

Mike Goldwater
Mike Goldwater

Simpatia Village, Amazon Rainforest, Brazil: Ashaninka women look at slides of their friends and family, taken by the photographer on a previous trip to an Ashaninka community on the river Amonia, a two day walk away. 

Mike Goldwater
Mike Goldwater

Amazon Rainforest, Acre Province, Brazil: A young Ashaninka boy practices his archery skills using arrows with blunt tips for bringing down birds. 

Mike Goldwater
Mike Goldwater

Big-Boy checks his gun while Captain Ronnie keeps look-out.

Mike Goldwater
Mike Goldwater

The Philippines, 1993: Pirate captain Ronnie points out the way to his crew members. In their 22 meter outrigger boat they make opportunistic attacks on smuggling boats and passing ships and take what ever they can get.

Mike Goldwater
Mike Goldwater

Tony rows their small boat to shore with their un-marked pirate ship behind

Mike Goldwater
Mike Goldwater

Manila, The Philippines; Emilio Changco, one of the the country's most notorious pirates who masterminded cargo shipping high-jacks at sea, serving life sentence for piracy in the New Bilibid maximum security prison. Chango was shot dead during an escape attempt two weeks after this picture was taken.

Mike Goldwater
Mike Goldwater

East Timor, September 1999: As retreating Indonesian troops and militias torch parts of Dili after loosing the referendum that handed East Timor back to the Timorese, British & Australian troops arrive at the scene of a large bank burning on the waterfront.

Mike Goldwater
Mike Goldwater

East Timor, September 1999: Displaced East Timorese children take refuge in a camp in Dili protected by Australian troops.

Mike Goldwater
Mike Goldwater

Dili, East Timor, 1999: The remains of murdered people.

Mike Goldwater
Mike Goldwater

East Timor, October 1999: Sister Alma arrives from Bacao, 3 hours from Dili, for the first time since the referendum

Mike Goldwater
Mike Goldwater

East Timor, October 1999; In the fist visit by a priest the town of Salamary since the referendum, Father Ramoncita Padilla takes confession.

Mike Goldwater
Mike Goldwater

Jukkasjarvi, Sweden, 2002: Adjusting a snow canon that generates  snow from which the Ice Hotel is made.

Mike Goldwater
Mike Goldwater

Jukkasjarvi, Sweden, 2002: Hans-Peter Strand provides a sauna and ice bathing facilitity on the frozen Torne River for guests at the Ice Hotel. Having cut an ice hole Strand strips off and pats his dog before dropping into the freezing water of the Torne River.

Mike Goldwater
Mike Goldwater

Monrovia, Liberia, May 1996: NPFL fighters loyal to Charles Taylor cruise the streets of Monrovia. 

Mike Goldwater
Mike Goldwater

Monrovia, Liberia, May 1996: ULIMO-J fighters loyal to Prince Johnson advance from their base in downtown Monrovia to engage the NPFL fighters.

Mike Goldwater
Mike Goldwater

Monrovia, Liberia, May 1996: A Khran boy soldier strokes a kitten he has just picked up and looks at the severed head of captured NPFL fighter killed moments before as Ulimo-j fighters advance eastward towards NPFL positions. 

Mike Goldwater
Mike Goldwater

MONROVIA, LIBERIA, MAY 1996: Ulimo-J fighter winces in pain from a bullet wound caught during street fighting with Charles Taylor's NPFL in the capital Monrovia. 

Mike Goldwater
Mike Goldwater

Gail taking gas and air for pain relief after 12 hours of labour, having a break from water bath to let gravity assist - from a set on maternity for the Network Photographers project NHS at 50. 

Mike Goldwater
Mike Goldwater

Toni's 8-hour labour progresses well in the birthing pool - from a set on maternity for the Network Photographers project NHS at 50.

Mike Goldwater
Mike Goldwater

Baby Erin Megan is born after a three and a half hour labour during which Jenny used gas and air only as pain relief - from a set on maternity for the Network Photographers project NHS at 50.

Mike Goldwater
Mike Goldwater

Wuda coal Field, Inner Mongolia, China, 2007; A loaded coal truck makes his way from mines in the coal field to local power stations and factories

Mike Goldwater
Mike Goldwater

Shanxi Province, China, 2007; Xiao Shi, 36, begs for money outside a coking factory near Jiexiu where he lost is arm in an industrial accident

Mike Goldwater
Mike Goldwater

Shanxi Province, China, 2007; Young coal workers fill a delivery truck at a private mine at the top of Niu Jia Kou valley, Taiyuan. 

Mike Goldwater
Mike Goldwater

Inner Mongolia, China, 2007; Liang Yan Fa and Yang Gui Hai add sulphurous coal to the fire at their make-shift suphur factory in the middle of the Wuda coal field. They left their village in Shangdong Province to earn more money here.

Mike Goldwater
Mike Goldwater

The Borough Bonfore Society start their firework display, with the "Archbishop" and "clergy" in the foreground.

Mike Goldwater
Mike Goldwater

Kurdistan, norther Iraq October 1991; Masoud Barzani's Peshmerga guards keep crowds back as he drives into the town of Dahuk.

Mike Goldwater
Mike Goldwater

Dahuk, Kurdistan, norther Iraq October 1991; The crowd celebrates at a rally in the football stadium for the first ever visit to the town  by the Kurdish leader, Masoud Barzini.  

Mike Goldwater
Mike Goldwater

Kurdistan, northern Iraq, October 1991; A girl digs in the ruins of her family's home, in Penjwin.  The area was raised to the ground by Iraqi government forces under Saddam Hussein. 

Mike Goldwater
Mike Goldwater

Penjwin, Kurdistan, northern Iraq, October 1991; Children gather in the remains of a two story building blown up by government forces under Saddam Hussein. 

Mike Goldwater
Mike Goldwater

Zanzibar, 2017; A fisherman brings in a sailfish he has cought during night fishing for sale at a market at the top of the beach. 

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Tuculabab camp, Sudan, 1984; Refugees walking for a month through mountains to escape famine in Ethiopia arrive at Tuculabab to find few facilities set up to receive them.

Mike Goldwater

Eritrea, 1983; During a severe drought Beniamer nomads water their camels from a shallow well dug into the bed of a dry river. 

Mike Goldwater

El Salvador, March 1982: A soldier steps out of a tailor's workshop during a battle between the army and guerrilla units in Cuscatancingo, a poor suburb of San Salvador. The tailor lies dead on the floor, killed by a stray bullet.

Mike Goldwater

El Salvador, March 1982: Families displaced by army invasions into territory contested by the FMLN guerrillas take refuge at a temporary site in the small town of Berlin. Photo by Mike Goldwater

Mike Goldwater

El Salvador, 1982: Temporary mortuary at an army post in Cuscatancingo for soldiers killed in fighting the day before. 

Mike Goldwater

El Salvador 1984: Salvadoran troops cross the river Torola into guerrilla-held territory in Morazan Province.  

Mike Goldwater

El Salvador, 1984: Soldiers from the Cuscatlan Brigade prepare to carry two of their men, wounded in a guerrilla ambush during an army sweep through a guerrilla-held area in Morazan, to a helicopter for evacuation to San Miguel.

Mike Goldwater

El Salvador, 1984: - A mother shields her child in a bomb shelter during an air-raid by the Salvadorean airfoce on Guazapa - an area under FPL control. 

Mike Goldwater

El Salvador,  1984 : FPL guerrillas bring in their catch after fishing all night on Ceron Grande lake, Guazapa. Boats were sunk beneath weed at the water’s edge during the day to avoid detection by the Salvadorean air force.

Mike Goldwater

Georgia, October 1993; After the fall of Sukhumi the day before to Abkhazian forces Ochamchire is now a frontline town. Georgians desperate to leave on the last train out of the town crowd onto the cattle-truck.

Mike Goldwater

Georgia, October 1993; Government troops, many of them volunteers, retreat from the front line. They were later disarmed by troops loyal to ex-president Gamzakurdia.

Mike Goldwater

Georgia, October 1993; On the day after the fall of Sukhumi to Abkhazian separatist forces, passengers at Ochamchire railway station wait on the last train to leave south to safety. 

Mike Goldwater

Georgia, 29th September 1993: Ex-president Gamzakurdia making a brief visit to the military HQ in Ochamchire. By blocking the re-supply of government troops he had ensured that Sukhumi would fall to the Abkhazians. Two days later he abandonded the whole region to advancing Abkhazian forces leaving Geogians to fend for themselves. Ochamchire was the next town to fall to advancing Abkhazian forces.

Mike Goldwater

Georgia, September 1993; Fearing an advance by Abkhazian forces further south, this family cross the Zugdidi bridge to relative safety.

Mike Goldwater

Paraguay-Brazil border, October 1992; Spectators watch as water pours down the spillway of the newly built Itaipu hydro-electic dam for the first time. Providing electricity to Paraguay and Brazil, the dam flooded arable land and displaced 40,000 people. 

Mike Goldwater

Bangladesh, September 1998: After severe flooding from monsoon rains a woman swims through flooded streets in a Dacca neighbourhood to fetch drinking water.

Mike Goldwater

Cambodia, 1987: Children enjoy water pouring from a newly drilled bore-hole that will become their village water supply. 

Mike Goldwater

Assam, India, 1999: A farmer in Charrapunjee, one of the wettest places on earth with an annual rainfall of over 1,200 cm. Over his back he wears a locally-made rain hood that allows him to have his hands free while he works in the fields. 

Mike Goldwater

Acre Province, Amazon Rainforest, Brazil: Ashaninka Indians apply face-paint each day, in a design that reflects their mood. Men take just as much care of their appearance as women. 

Mike Goldwater

River Amonia, Acre Province, Amazon Rainforest, Brazil: One of the chief's sons works thread into a pattern on a hunting arrow.

Mike Goldwater

Simpatia Village, Amazon Rainforest, Brazil: Ashaninka women look at slides of their friends and family, taken by the photographer on a previous trip to an Ashaninka community on the river Amonia, a two day walk away. 

Mike Goldwater

Amazon Rainforest, Acre Province, Brazil: A young Ashaninka boy practices his archery skills using arrows with blunt tips for bringing down birds. 

Mike Goldwater

Big-Boy checks his gun while Captain Ronnie keeps look-out.

Mike Goldwater

The Philippines, 1993: Pirate captain Ronnie points out the way to his crew members. In their 22 meter outrigger boat they make opportunistic attacks on smuggling boats and passing ships and take what ever they can get.

Mike Goldwater

Tony rows their small boat to shore with their un-marked pirate ship behind

Mike Goldwater

Manila, The Philippines; Emilio Changco, one of the the country's most notorious pirates who masterminded cargo shipping high-jacks at sea, serving life sentence for piracy in the New Bilibid maximum security prison. Chango was shot dead during an escape attempt two weeks after this picture was taken.

Mike Goldwater

East Timor, September 1999: As retreating Indonesian troops and militias torch parts of Dili after loosing the referendum that handed East Timor back to the Timorese, British & Australian troops arrive at the scene of a large bank burning on the waterfront.

Mike Goldwater

East Timor, September 1999: Displaced East Timorese children take refuge in a camp in Dili protected by Australian troops.

Mike Goldwater

Dili, East Timor, 1999: The remains of murdered people.

Mike Goldwater

East Timor, October 1999: Sister Alma arrives from Bacao, 3 hours from Dili, for the first time since the referendum

Mike Goldwater

East Timor, October 1999; In the fist visit by a priest the town of Salamary since the referendum, Father Ramoncita Padilla takes confession.

Mike Goldwater

Jukkasjarvi, Sweden, 2002: Adjusting a snow canon that generates  snow from which the Ice Hotel is made.

Mike Goldwater

Jukkasjarvi, Sweden, 2002: Hans-Peter Strand provides a sauna and ice bathing facilitity on the frozen Torne River for guests at the Ice Hotel. Having cut an ice hole Strand strips off and pats his dog before dropping into the freezing water of the Torne River.

Mike Goldwater

Monrovia, Liberia, May 1996: NPFL fighters loyal to Charles Taylor cruise the streets of Monrovia. 

Mike Goldwater

Monrovia, Liberia, May 1996: ULIMO-J fighters loyal to Prince Johnson advance from their base in downtown Monrovia to engage the NPFL fighters.

Mike Goldwater

Monrovia, Liberia, May 1996: A Khran boy soldier strokes a kitten he has just picked up and looks at the severed head of captured NPFL fighter killed moments before as Ulimo-j fighters advance eastward towards NPFL positions. 

Mike Goldwater

MONROVIA, LIBERIA, MAY 1996: Ulimo-J fighter winces in pain from a bullet wound caught during street fighting with Charles Taylor's NPFL in the capital Monrovia. 

Mike Goldwater

Gail taking gas and air for pain relief after 12 hours of labour, having a break from water bath to let gravity assist - from a set on maternity for the Network Photographers project NHS at 50. 

Mike Goldwater

Toni's 8-hour labour progresses well in the birthing pool - from a set on maternity for the Network Photographers project NHS at 50.

Mike Goldwater

Baby Erin Megan is born after a three and a half hour labour during which Jenny used gas and air only as pain relief - from a set on maternity for the Network Photographers project NHS at 50.

Mike Goldwater

Wuda coal Field, Inner Mongolia, China, 2007; A loaded coal truck makes his way from mines in the coal field to local power stations and factories

Mike Goldwater

Shanxi Province, China, 2007; Xiao Shi, 36, begs for money outside a coking factory near Jiexiu where he lost is arm in an industrial accident

Mike Goldwater

Shanxi Province, China, 2007; Young coal workers fill a delivery truck at a private mine at the top of Niu Jia Kou valley, Taiyuan. 

Mike Goldwater

Inner Mongolia, China, 2007; Liang Yan Fa and Yang Gui Hai add sulphurous coal to the fire at their make-shift suphur factory in the middle of the Wuda coal field. They left their village in Shangdong Province to earn more money here.

Mike Goldwater

The Borough Bonfore Society start their firework display, with the "Archbishop" and "clergy" in the foreground.

Mike Goldwater

Kurdistan, norther Iraq October 1991; Masoud Barzani's Peshmerga guards keep crowds back as he drives into the town of Dahuk.

Mike Goldwater

Dahuk, Kurdistan, norther Iraq October 1991; The crowd celebrates at a rally in the football stadium for the first ever visit to the town  by the Kurdish leader, Masoud Barzini.  

Mike Goldwater

Kurdistan, northern Iraq, October 1991; A girl digs in the ruins of her family's home, in Penjwin.  The area was raised to the ground by Iraqi government forces under Saddam Hussein. 

Mike Goldwater

Penjwin, Kurdistan, northern Iraq, October 1991; Children gather in the remains of a two story building blown up by government forces under Saddam Hussein. 

Mike Goldwater

Zanzibar, 2017; A fisherman brings in a sailfish he has cought during night fishing for sale at a market at the top of the beach. 

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