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A collage of photographs featured in the exhibit

Have you been personally effected by or witnessed the effects of an environmental disaster?   The photographs in this exhibit document recent and significant events of human displacement. Taken by Magnum photojournalists, these images show the devastation of natural disasters while also portraying human resilience. We invite you to share your experiences. If your story is selected, all or a select portion of it will be featured in the exhibit and on this website among other public submitted stories and images.

Please ensure that your submitted story is 500 words or less and contains a maximum of two images. The document should be in Adobe Acrobat, Microsoft Word, or Rich Text Format. If you have a link to a video of your creation that is three minutes or less and relates to your story, please feel free to include this with your submission.

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The Long Road Home, by Ann Juneau
Photo of Ann Juneau, a Louisiana resident displaced by hurricane Katrina

Read the experience of Ann Juneau, a resident of Arabi, Louisiana displaced from her home by the devastation of Hurricane Katrina.




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