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Flooding in Mogadishu After 3 Decades

May 23, 2018 Somalia
Immediate relief was brought to families affected by flooding in Mogadishu resulting from the heaviest rainfall experienced in the city in more than 3 decades. Items distributed: 250 Blankets 250 Mosquito Nets Clothing…
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Gift of the Givers Team on the Ground in Gaza

May 15, 2018 Palestine
As the death toll rises rapidly on the Gaza-Israeli border and the casualties approach 3000, Gift of the Givers increases it's intervention, expanding medical teams (we are 25m from the border and are the first…
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Palestinian Volunteers at Gaza Boarder

April 16, 2018 Palestine
Gift of the Givers paramedic and nursing team are stationed 25m from the Gaza border as the point of first contact for injured Palestinian civilians. Medical equipment and supplies sponsored by Gift of the Givers.…

Introduction to Pep Bonet

Pep Bonet was born in la Colònia de Sant Jordi, Majorca in 1974. At the age of 15 he moved to Tarifa in Andalusia to practice wind surf as he finished high school. In 1995 Bonet spent three months in Hawaii windsurfing, a sport that would take him to the world championship. Two years later Bonet moved to Amsterdam and began to study photography for a short periodo f time, something he took up professionally after being inspired by a visit to an exhibition by Ed Van Der Elsken.
In 2002 Bonet was selected to the World Press Photo Master Class with his work titled “Faith in Chaos from” Sierra Leone. That same year he was nominated one of the top 30 young talents of the year by the New York photography journal PDN. He was also selected by Photoespaña for his work on Procession of San Lazaro in Cuba. In 2003 he won the Kodak Young Photographer of the Year in Visa pour l'Image in Perpiñan. He also won first prize for FotoPres, first prize in the Fujifilm Europress, and first prize for the Zilveren Camera Holland. In 2004 the Luchetta Foundation in Trieste nominated Bonet the best press photographer of the year and he was also a finalist for the W.Eugene Smith Award for Humanitarian Photography, an award he was to win the following year in 2005. In 2007 Bonet won the second prize in the World Press Photo in Sports for his work on the amputees football league in Sierra Leone. In 2009 Pep Won again a second World Press Photo award for his series Forced Identity on Honduras transsexuals.
Bonet is a founding member of the photo agency Noor.
Bonet's books include: Posithiv+ (Rozenburg, 2005) ; Somalia: The Invisible Trace (Medicens Sans Frontieres, 2007); Photobolsillo (La Fabrica, 2007); One Goal (Fonart Publishing); 17 Milagroso (Fonart Publishing); 217ª (Noor Photographers); Quadern de Bitacola (2008)
www.pepbonet.com
www.noorimages.com