Mustafa Saeed

Photographer
   
BBC/Save the Children
Location: Hargeisa, Somaliland
Nationality: Somali
Biography: Mustafa Saeed is a Somali born artist based in Hargeisa, Somaliland. His work combines different mediums including photography, graphics and sound to explore sociopolitical issues such as war, conflict and environment. He is contributor to... MORE
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BBC/Save the Children
Copyright Mustafa Saeed 2024
Updated Apr 2023
Location Somaliland
Topics Breaking News, Climate Change, Documentary, Environment, Family, Hunger, NGO, Photography, Poverty, Still life
Summary
Photographer Mustafa Saeed spent eight days traveling across in Somalia's self-declared republic of Somaliland with charity Save the Children, meeting pastoralist families whose lives have been ruined by drought.Thousands of children are malnourished, families have lost their livelihoods, and fathers are absent as they travel to sell what cattle they have left.Sixteen million people across Somalia (including Somaliland), Kenya, Ethiopia and South Sudan need food, water and medical treatment, according to the UK's Disasters and Emergency Committee.
Photographer Mustafa Saeed spent eight days traveling across in Somalia's self-declared republic of Somaliland with charity Save the Children, meeting pastoralist families whose lives have been ruined by drought.Thousands of children are malnourished, families have lost their livelihoods, and fathers are absent as they travel to sell what cattle they have left.Sixteen million people across Somalia (including Somaliland), Kenya, Ethiopia and South Sudan need food, water and medical treatment, according to the UK's Disasters and Emergency Committee.
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