We rely on the Boston Globe’s The Big Picture – current stories told through powerful photography – for a periodic reality check. The latest of the desperate famine situation on the Horn of Africa, centering around Somalia. As we find ourselves focused on HOME here, we were struck by images of makeshift shelters made out of sticks, rags, little else, there. They are at once valiant, imaginative, beautiful and tragic.
What to do?
Share what you can with relief organizations that are able to navigate a complex political situation:
Every bit helps.
Related posts: improvised medicine (egypt)
ellen silverman photographs: inside cuba’s kitchens pt.1
valiant make-shift (and spirit) in haiti + a cool way to help
haiti: when there is nothing, there is something
what unkempt or messy or shabby can mean