Azerbaijan International

Spring 1997 (5.1)

Another casualty of the war between Azerbaijan and Armenia over the territory of Nagorno-Karabakh has been the environment. One million Azerbaijanis who have fled as refugees from the homes need fuel. Here a refugee man carries part of tree to use as fuel for boiling water, preparing food and keeping warm. Much of the Azerbaijan land has been deforested in regions where refugees are living. Barda Region.

Photo: Blair (1993)

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From Azerbaijan International (5.1) Spring 1997.
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