12th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest People

Zahieh was born and raised in Yarmouk Camp – home of thousands of Palestinians refugees in Damascus, Syria. In the last two years the camp suffered enormous destruction and after the siege began in 2013 they all lived in complete deprivation. They stayed until a rocket landed in their house 6 months ago killing two of her sons in front of the all family. With the remaining family members she moved to Shatila camp in Beirut.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 10.2014
Date Uploaded: 11.2014
Photo Location: Beirut, Lebanon
Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark II
Copyright: © Neca Dantas