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DIYARBAKIR, TURKEY-- 27 Jan. 2016-- People carrying their belonging flee from the Sur area of Diyarbakir after the Turkish authorities declared an enlargement of the curfew area. Round the clock curfews have been imposed in Diyarbakir for nearly two month

January: In Diyarbakir, Turkey, people carrying their belonging flee from the Sur area after the Turkish authorities declared an enlargement of the curfew area where battles rage between Kurdish militants and government security forces.

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YAGLADI, TURKEY-- Feb 11. 2016-- Amina Abuzeyneb, 66, a Syrian refugee of Arab ethnicity, in the basement apartment where she lives with her daughters, one of whom is widowed, the other is the mother of a three-month old son. Her other three daughters are

February: In Yagladi, Turkey, Amina Abuzeyneb, 66, a Syrian refugee of Arab ethnicity, in the basement apartment where she lives with her daughters, one of whom is widowed, the other is the mother of a three-month old son.

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ANTAKYA, TURKEY-- Feb 12. 2016-- Employees at work in a shop that makes backpacks, uniforms and other military gear for the Syrian market.

February:  In Antakya, Turkey, children are employed in a workshop that makes backpacks, uniforms and other military gear for the Syrian market.

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Idomeni, Greece- An Iraqi mother with her daughters cries as a frantic crowd on the Greek side of the Greek-Macedonian border tried to break through the border fence on Feb. 29, 2016. Thousands of immigrants are stranded in Greece. PHOTO BY JODI HILTON

February: In Idomeni, Greece, an Iraqi mother with her daughters cries as clashes ensue between refugees stranded on the Greek side of the Greek-Macedonian border fence and Macedonian police. Washington Post

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DIAVATA, GREECE, March 1, 2016-- Scenes from Diavata, one of several newly built camps accommodating asylum-seekers trapped in Greece from Afghanistan, Syria and Iraq. PHOTO BY JODI HILTON

March: In Diavata, Greece, a Syrian woman outside a temporary home at one of many new refugee camps accommodating asylum-seekers trapped in Greece.

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ATHENS, GREECE, March 2, 2016-- A family from Afghanistan in their hotel room in central Athens. PHOTO BY JODI HILTON

March: In Athens, Greece, a family from Afghanistan rest in a hotel room after months of travel.

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ATHENS, GREECE, March 2, 2016-- A family from Afghanistan in their hotel room in central Athens. PHOTO BY JODI HILTON

March: In Athens, Greece, a family from Afghanistan rest in a hotel room after months of travel.

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March: In Idomeni, Greece, refugees rest in line after waiting for days for the chance to enter Macedonia from Greece after authorities began severely limiting the number allowed to cross.

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Scene from Idomeni from the beginning of March, a period when there was a copious amount of rain and many tents were flooded and desperation set in.

March: In Idomeni Greece, flooding caused misery for thousands of refugees stuck in Greece near the Macedonian border. 

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Port of Piraeus, Athens, refugee camp

April: Refugees forced to move from the Port of Piraeus in Athens, wait hours under hot sun for buses to take them to other camps. Pulitzer Center

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Isaam Akrama from Latakia, Syria (in upper bunk) is living in a train car with his family. His wife, Ale, from Aleppo and their children Masaob, 3, and Seju, 2, are with them. Isaam says they escaped from Latakia countryside, which was being heavily bombe

April: A Syrian family living inside a train car parked at Idomeni station after the Greek-Macedonian border was closed to asylum-seekers. Pulitzer Center

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May: Idomeni Station and informal refugee camp on the Greek side of the Greek-Macedonian border days before thousands were evacuated and the camp was closed. 

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May: One of several Damascus draft dodgers has inscribed a poem in Arabic on his arm. He later returned to Syria instead of remaining stuck in Greece. 

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May: Draft dodgers from Damascus, Syria, rest on a platform car of a train parked at Idomeni station, Greece, where thousands of refugees and asylum seekers got stranded after authorities closed the border between Greece and Macedonia. 

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Leen Issa comforts her daughter, 11 year-old Rezan, who was suffering from the effects of tear gas exposure from clashes the previous night. Rezan had open heart surgery as a baby and still suffers from a heart condition. The family from Syria lives in te

May: Leen Issa comforts her daughter, 11 year-old Rezan, who was suffering from the effects of tear gas exposure from clashes the previous night. Rezan had open heart surgery as a baby and still suffers from a heart condition. 

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A bus full or refugees leaving Idomeni Camp in Greece. Greek police nearly completed an operation to  evacuate the camp and remove tents where approximately 8000 immigrants and refugees who have been camping since early March. PHOTO BY JODI HILTON/PULITZE

May: Refugees leaving Idomeni during the closing and forcible evacuation of the informal border camp. 

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May: Moa'ad, Syrian from Damascus, after being transferred from Idomeni Camp to a warehouse on the outskirts of Thessaloniki, Greece. 

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Outside Cherso Camp in Northern Greece, Muslim girls from Der ez-Zor, Syria, taunt a group of Yazidi children from Iraq, calling them "kafir" which means infidel. The Yazidis are an ethno-religious minority whose villages and towns were invaded by Islamic

May: At a refugee camp in Greece, girls from Der ez-Zor, Syria, taunt a group of Yazidi children from Iraq, calling them "kafir" (infidel).

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Ramadan at Ritsona Camp near Athens, Greece.

June: Refugees in Ritsona Camp, Central Greece during Ramadan. 

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Afghan women at Kara Tepe camp on the island of Lesvos play a game called Panj Jaaq (5 stone) to pass the time. They have been in Greece for about three months and can't continue their journeys due to the closing of the Balkan Route. They fear being depor

June: Trapped in Greece, Afghan women on the island of Lesvos play a game called Panj Jaaq to pass time.

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Ritsona Camp in central Greece.

June: Syrian child playing in a makeshift bath at Ritsona Camp in central Greece.

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Celebrants in Taksim Square, following the failed coup-attempt in Turkey. PHOTO BY JODI HILTON

July: In Istanbul, Turkey, celebrants gather in Taksim Square, following the failed coup-attempt in Turkey. 

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Sofia, Bulgaria-- August 31, 2016-- Aram Kadur with his sister, Trifa Kadur and her children (5-13 years old) at the Sofia airport, as the family tried to make their way to the UK. Trifa is the mother of three biological children and cares for her four or

August: Aram Kadur with his sister, Trifa Kadur and her children (5-13 years old) at the Sofia airport, as the family tried to make their way to the UK. Trifa is the mother of three biological children and cares for four others who were orphaned when they parents died trying to cross the Turkish-Greek border. 

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Razlovci, Macedonia--  Many mud-brick houses have fallen into disrepair in Razloci, an agricultural village in Eastern Macedonia which has lost nearly half it's population in recent decades, due to out-migration fueled by lack of opportunities. The few av

September: Mud-brick houses fallen into disrepair in Razloci, an agricultural village in Eastern Macedonia which has lost nearly half it's population due to out-migration fueled by lack of employment opportunities. 

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September: Roma IDPs from Kosovo collect garbage for recycling in the Cukarica settlement on the outskirts of Belgrade, Serbia. 

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September:  In Belgrade, Serbia, Roma children arrive by minivan to a mosque where they are taught Koran lessons in Belgrade, Serbia.

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Ali Kokorri, 22, and Fljurija Katunari, 18, live with their two month-old daughter Elvira in a shack on the outskirts of Belgrade. After being driven out from Kosovo in 1999, thousands of Roma IDPs settled in Serbia. Seventeen years after the war ended, m

September: In Belgrade, Serbia, Fljurija Katunari, 18, lives with her boyfriend and their two month-old daughter Elvira in a shack on the outskirts of Belgrade. 

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Children diagnosed with hepatitis at the Zhugushtun Hospital for infectious diseases with symptoms. The hospital depends on water from an aryk, an irrigation canal and from a small spring. There are higher than normal rates of hepatitis and water borne di

October: In Western Kyrgyzstan, children diagnosed with hepatitis due to unsafe drinking water are hospitalized for treatment.

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October: In Tel Aviv, three year-old Natanael Gebru, whose parents were born in Eritrea, plays in the one-room apartment he shares with his mother and brother since his father abandoned the family. 

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Brkti Gebru prays at an Eritrean Orthodox Church service in Shapira, an immigrant neighborhood of Tel Aviv. PHOTO BY JODI HILTON

October: In Tel Aviv, Brkti Gebru prays at an Eritrean Orthodox Church service in Shapira, an immigrant neighborhood of Tel Aviv.

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Boys gathered outside an Eritrean Orthodox Church in Shapira, an immigrant neighborhood of Tel Aviv. PHOTO BY JODI HILTON

 October: In Tel Aviv, Israel, Eritrean boys gathered outside an Eritrean Orthodox Church. 

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Dr. Oksana Sumskaya, TB specialist at HIV Center Mariupol.Dr. Tatiana Shamanskaya .Oleg, 33 yo HIV POS -- disseminated tuberculosis.encephalopathy.Tkach Sergey, 36 yo, Tuberculosis.. Volodya, 49yo.Abdomenal tuberculosis..Igor Mishin, 48 yo.He's partialy p

November:  In Mariupol, Ukraine, HIV positive abdominal tuberculosis patient recovers from abdominal surgery. Mariupol is the Ukrainian city closest to the front line with Donetsk People's Republic.

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Cemetery in Mirapul, 20 km from the frontline .House damaged by missile launched from Donetsk People's Republic into Ukrainian territory town of Tolokovo, .Tatiana Krikun, who was inside her home with two granddaughters, 8, and 18 years old when missile l

November: In Mariupol, Ukraine, people feed pigeons in the city center. Mariupol is the Ukrainian city closest to the front line with Donetsk People's Republic.

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Scene from Armenia

December: In Armenia, a Communist era play-spaceship.

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Arpine Gyulumyan – Getik, 33 years old, the first female community council member elected in Getik village, 130 km northeast of the capital Yerevan, population 450.  She was encouraged to run for the 2015 elections after the pre-electoral meeting organize

December: In Getik, Armenia, Arpine Gyulumyan, 33, the first female community council member, leads a class for new mothers.

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In Yerevan, Sipan Asatryan, 27, who became blind as a child, lives with his parents, wife and newborn daughter. He is employed at the National Leadership Institute as media coordinator and produces radio programs for Radio Menq. He is one of the few blind

December: In Yerevan, Armenia, Sipan Asatryan, 27, who became blind as a child,  is employed at the National Leadership Institute as media coordinator and produces radio programs for Radio Menq.

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